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  • Real Venetian architecture
    Real Venetian architecture
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    One of the portals
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  • 1. San Apollinare church

    This basilica was built by Theodoric sometime after 500 AD as an Arian cathedral (in the same era as the Arian Baptistery) dedicated to Christ; it was converted into a Catholic church dedicated to St....

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  • 2. San Vitale church

    visit basilica di San Vitale - inside wonderful breath taking mosaics, dating 6th century. Loved also Gala Placida, small, full of mosaics and sarcofags, but wonderful. Nice Italian style old town...

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  • 3. More churches

    The Duomo is in the south of the town and, no surprises here, it's located in Piazza Duomo. It has been described as a Baroque hodgepodge and it certainly offers something different to the Byzantine...

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  • 4. Mosaics

    Purely by chance we happened to arrive in Ravenna at the same time their first mosaic festival was on. Purely by chance (not really, I stick my head into old churches all the time) I walked into this...

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  • 5. Mausoleum Galla Placida

    Mausoleum di Galla Placida, San Vitale, San Apollinere in Classe and Nuovo. Watching a 'horse-whipping to music' contest in the main square one evening! And sitting outside the cafe's all afternoon...

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  • 6. Ravenna - UNESCO World Heritage

    Ravenna was included in our tour around Italy in July-August of 1996. It is the capital city of the Province of Ravenna in the Emilia-Romagna region. It was the...

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  • 7. Rocca Brancaleone

    Extensive remains of a 15th century fort constructed when Ravenna was under Venetian rule occupy most of a public park.Via Rocca Brancaleone, Ravenna 48100 The...

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  • 8. Palazzo Rasponi dalle teste

    Amongst the numerous town residence of the Rasponi family and its various branches, you can cite three buildings that overlook the current piazza Kennedy. The...

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  • 9. Porta Adriana and Lord Byron

    Porta Adriana is one of seven surviving gates of Ravenna.The date of its construction is approximate, though certainly parts were prior to the year 1000.It was...

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  • 10. What to see in Ravenna

    Ravenna is well developed for tourist, but that doesn’t mean that it is crowded or very touristy. Compared to other italian cities, it is still “off the beaten...

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  • 11. Diocesan monuments

    Basilica of San Vitale, mausoleum of Gallia Placidia*, battistero neoniano, museum arcivescovile and basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo can be seen with a...

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  • 12. Just where it is...

    I must say that my ideas on the subject where rather vague. After all, it's unlikely that I know where many smaller European cities are located:))) Though I...

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  • 13. Seaside Tips

    Ravenna is a city of art near the coast: there are 9 seaside resorts along 36 kilometres of coast which offer a great variety of possibilities. The resorts of...

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  • 14. Ravenna

    1500 years ago Ravenna was a capital city. From this time there is a heritage of monuments, religious buildings with mosaics, bell-towers, monastic...

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  • 15. Best online resource for...

    Best online resource for Ravenna info is the italian tourist site http://www.turismo.ravenna.it/index.htmlIt provides a wealth of info - from downloadable maps...

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  • 16. You must absolutly check my...

    You must absolutly check my site (www.glendarold.org) and the Ravenna touristic site (www.turismo.ravenna.it).Then you have to visit the wonderful monuments...

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  • 17. In the ciy centre there is the...

    In the ciy centre there is the Dante Alighieri’s Tomb. It’s not a special building, but Dante was really important in italian culture because he was one of the...

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  • 18. Le spoglie di DanteLe...

    Le spoglie di DanteLe spoglie di DanteNeppure dopo la morte Dante Alighieri potè trovare quella pace che la sua esistenza di esule gli negò, se si...

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  • 20. If you want to have fun, you...

    If you want to have fun, you have to go to Mirabilandia. Here there is a photo of Katun, the new attraction of the year 2000. wwwhttp://www.mirabilandia.it/

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  • 21. MIRABILANDIA

    Mirabilandia is a fun park for all the family.I like it very much.Here you can find some photos of me and my friends in action at Mirabilandia

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