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Adi leads us through Ravenna, Italy’s breathtaking mosaics and UNESCO sites in a relatively tourist-free visit.

Ravenna, Italy – 7 Highlights of Rome away from Rome

Adi leads us through Ravenna, Italy’s breathtaking mosaics and UNESCO sites in a relatively tourist-free visit.

Basilica of Sant'Apollinaire in Classe (Ravenna, Italy)

theraccolta: “ Saint Apollinaris amid Sheep, Byzantine mosaic in the apse of the basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Classe (Ravenna, Italy) ”

The beautiful mosaics of Ravenna in Italy

Ravenna mosaics

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Mosaic paradise in San Vitale. The old Ostrogothic capital Ravenna, Italy is a jewel of mosaic art from the and the centuries. Eight sites in the city are registered on the World Heritage List. One of them is Basilica of San Vitale, finished in 546

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

San Vitale - Ravenna, Italy. Wow! If I ever make it to Italy, I would love to see this place in person...

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

Ravenna, the hanging gardens on Rasponi Palace

Ravenna, the hanging gardens on Rasponi Palace, province of Ravenna , Emilia romagna Italy

Mosaic stars on the ceiling of the vault,   Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, Ravenna, Italy (mid 5th century)

(INSPIRATION) Mosaic stars on the ceiling of the vault, Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, Ravenna, Italy (mid century)