Highlights in Ravenna

Highlights in Ravenna during a Mediterranean cruise

Battistero Neoniano

  • baptistry of the Orthodox
  • dates from the 5th century
  • once part of a large basilica
  • with plafondmozaiëk
  • UNESCO World Heritage

Mausoleo di Galla Placidia

  • mausoleum built by Roman empress Galla Palcidia
  • dates from the 5th century
  • with high quality mosaics
  • three antique sarcophagi
  • UNESCO World Heritage

Battistero degli Ariani

  • baptistery of the Arians
  • dates from the early 6th century
  • with ceiling mosaic of John the Baptist
  • UNESCO World Heritage

Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo

  • basilica from the 6th century
  • built by Theodoric the Great
  • Unesco World Heritage

Mausoleo di Teodorico

  • tomb of Theodoric the Great
  • dates from the 6th century
  • located just outside the city center
  • UNESCO World Heritage

Cappella Arcivescovile

  • archiepiscopal chapel
  • dating from the early 6th century
  • with beautiful mosaic ceiling
  • UNESCO World Heritage

Basilica di San Vitale

  • octagonal basilica
  • important example of Byzantine art and architecture in Western Europe
  • world famous mosaics
  •  UNESCO World Heritage

Tomba di Dante

  • tomb of Dante Alighieri
  • located next to St Francis Basilica (where took place his funeral ceremony  in 1321)