Explore Byzantine Architecture, Ravenna Mosaics, and more!

Already explored most of Italy's major cities such as Rome, Venice, and Florence? Take some time to visit its smaller yet as equally stunning cities, such as Ravenna. Here's a quick guide to get you started.

Introducing the City of Ravenna

The Basilica of San Vitale is a church in Ravenna, Italy, and one of the most important examples of early Christian Byzantine art and architecture in western Europe. Construction began in 527 and finished in 548

Sant' Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna, Italy - early Byzantine/Christian church based on the structure of Roman Basilicas, as the temple form was unsuited to Christian rituals.

Sant' Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna, Italy - early Byzantine/Christian church based on the structure of Roman Basilicas, as the temple form was unsuited to Christian rituals.

"Ravenna, Italy might be well known for its mosaics, but did you know that it is also where Dante’s mausoleum is located?" - "Dante’s Tomb: Small But Divine" by @Norbert Widhalm Mierzwa Figueroa

Dante’s Tomb: Small But Divine

"Ravenna, Italy might be well known for its mosaics, but did you know that it is also where Dante’s mausoleum is located?" - "Dante’s Tomb: Small But Divine" by Widhalm Widhalm Mierzwa Figueroa

"Itália: Ravenna e suas Surpresas" by @aprendizviajant

Itália: Ravenna, seus mosaicos e suas surpresas

"Itália: Ravenna e suas Surpresas" by @aprendizviajant

UNESCO World Heritage Site - Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna, Italy. Photo: newmansm via Flickr

UNESCO World Heritage Site - Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna, Italy. Photo: newmansm via Flickr

(A mosaic at the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Ravenna) When we think of 'mosaic art', we probably would instinctively think of a decaying Roman villa with a few remaining examples of dull-looking mosaics, mostly laid out on floors. And yet if you have the good fortune to venture out to Ravenna, which is about 1 ...continue reading →

Basilica of San Vitale ~ Ravenna, Italy, and one of the most important examples of Christian Byzantine art and architecture in western Europe.

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