Ravenna was the seat of the Roman Empire in the 5th century and then of Byzantine Italy until the 8th century. It has a ... More
Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna
Ravenna was the seat of the Roman Empire in the 5th century and then of Byzantine Italy until the 8th century. It has a unique collection of early Christian mosaics and monuments. All eight buildings the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, the Neonian Baptistery, the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, the Arian Baptistery, the Archiepiscopal Chapel, the Mausoleum of Theodoric, the Church of San Vitale and the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare in Classe were constructed in the 5th and 6th centuries. They show great artistic skill, including a wonderful blend of Graeco-Roman tradition, Christian iconography and oriental and Western styles.
The people were very nice and the wine, yes the wonderful Italian wine was the best I have ever drank. Even though there is an Italian Navel Base in the town, it still holds its charm. The local boats add to the small town charm. The town is full of history. I loved everything about Ravenna, Italy. It rates right beside of Cayman Islands for vacationing.
For those who feel up to it, this enormous complex is well worth a visit for both its historic and
artistic value. The central building was designed by Maciachini and constructed from 1860 to 1897. It is in Neo ...
Built outside the Roman city walls, near the amphitheater from which it has taken most of its salvage materials, this
extremely old religious building is of great importance not only for art history but also for all sacred Western ...
The Autohotel Ravenna is 5 minutes from the centre of the most important cities of art and culture in Italy.Coming
from an American experience, Autohotel has been created to satisfy the requests of comfort, dynamis and conenience.Autohotel is furnished ...