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.

Heading here this August!  Mosaics in Basilica di San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy

Ravenna Italy Travel

San Appollinare (apsis) | Ravenna. When the UNESCO inscribed the church on the World Heritage List, its experts pointed out that "both the exterior and interior of the basilica graphically illustrate the fusion between the western and eastern styles characteristic of the late 5th to early 6th century. This is one of the most important buildings from the period of crucial cultural significance in European religious art"

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

Ravenna, Biblioteca Classense

The Classense Library Institution of Ravenna, housed in a 1512 Camaldolese preserves a rich collection of and manuscripts and a precious historical, artistic and cultural A Ravenna venue absolutely not to be missed!

Ancient mosaics inside Basilica San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy

Dazzling ancient mosaics inside Basilica San Vitale in Ravenna, 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)

Ravenna, the hanging gardens on Rasponi Palace

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

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

Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy - said to be one if the most beautiful places in Europe, according to my art history professor

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

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.

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