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Half-day Walking Tour in Ravenna
"1600 years ago Ravenna was the capital of the Western Roman Empire it was capital of the Kingdom of Italy and was capital of the Exarchate of Italy. A key town in the history of the Western world and beyond. Ravenna retained the lavish testimonials of this glorious past; in fact the city preserves the richest world heritage of mosaics dating from the 5th and the 6th century a.d. kept within its Paleochristian and Byzantine religious buildings all Unesco World Heritage sites. Visiting the historic center on foot or by bicycle is like reliving history which starts from Roman times with its early Christian basilicas through the Renaissance and comes up to the nineteenth century when the city was rediscovered by famous visitors such as Oscar Wilde
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Half-day Walking Tour in Ravenna
"1600 years ago Ravenna was the capital of the Western Roman Empire it was capital of the Kingdom of Italy and was capital of the Exarchate of Italy. A key town in the history of the Western world and beyond. Ravenna retained the lavish testimonials of this glorious past; in fact the city preserves the richest world heritage of mosaics dating from the 5th and the 6th century a.d. kept within its Paleochristian and Byzantine religious buildings all Unesco World Heritage sites. Visiting the historic center on foot or by bicycle is like reliving history which starts from Roman times with its early Christian basilicas through the Renaissance and comes up to the nineteenth century when the city was rediscovered by famous visitors such as Oscar Wilde
From EUR60.00
 
Private Day Tour of Ravenna and Ferrara
"1600 years ago Ravenna was the capital of the Western Roman Empire it was capital of the Kingdom of Italy a key town in the history of the Western world and beyond. Ravenna retaines the lavish testimonials of this glorious past; in fact the city preserves the richest world heritage of mosaics dating from the 5th and the 6th century a.d. kept within its Paleochristian and Byzantine religious buildings all Unesco World Heritage sites. Visiting the historic center on foot or by bicycle is like reliving a millenary history which starting from Roman times with its early Christian basilicas
From EUR313.00

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Via IV Novembre 14, Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, 48100, Italy
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Via Circonvallazione alla Rotonda 26, Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, 48100, Italy
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Via IV Novembre, 41, Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, 48100, Italy
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Via Salara 30, Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, 48100, Italy
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Via Maroncelli 1, Ravenna, 48100, Italy
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Basilica Sant'Apollinare Nuovo

On arrival in Ravenna we went first to this basilica and purchased the ticket that gives admission to 5 of the UNESCO World Heritage sites for €9.50. The church was built in the late 5th or early...
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Basilica di San Vitale

The third stop on our tour of Ravenna's mosaics was the Basilica of St Vitale (also included in the multi-site ticket we had already purchased.) This was the most lavishly decorated of all the sites...
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Dante's Tomb

The poet Dante Alighieri died in Ravenna on the night of 13/14 September 1321 whilst in exile from Florence. The current tomb building was erected in 1780 at the request of Cardinal Legate Luigi...
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Neonian Baptistery - Battistero Neoniano

The Neonian Baptistery is the oldest of Ravenna’s ancient buildings, having been started in the late 4th or early fifth century on the site of a former Roman baths. The mosaics, however, are not...
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Mausoleum Galla Placida

Near the basilica of St Vitale is the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, the daughter of Theodosius I. Built in the second quarter of the fifth century it is one of the oldest monuments of its kind, and...
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Arian Baptistery -Battistero degli Ariani

The second site we visited in Ravenna was the Battisterio Ariano. This was built in the late fifth century as the bapistery of the Arian Cathedral, at a time when Arianism was the official court...
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Museo Arcivescovile

The Archiepiscopal Museum was the last of the sites included in the multi-site ticket that we visited. It is housed within the bishop’s palace and displays objects from the old Ursiana Basilica (now...
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Basilica Sant'Apollinare in Classe

The Basilica of Sant' Apollinare in Classe is a famous monument of Byzantine art near Ravenna. When the UNESCO inscribed eight Ravenna sites on the World Heritage List, it cited this basilica as "an...
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"Byzantine culture blended with Italian flavour!"
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"Ravenna, City of Mosaics"
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"Finally...the mosaics."
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"The magic of the mosaics"
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