Photos - Ravenna
  • The magic of Ravenna lies in the Byzantine splendour which still lingers here and the remains of its ancient past, from when it represented a crossroads between the East and the West. The beauty of the mosaics for which the city is renowned throughout the world is a result of the extraordinary way in which they are made. Created from pieces of wood of varying shapes and materials together with gold ...

    The magic of Ravenna lies in the Byzantine splendour which still lingers here and the remains of its ancient past, from when it represented a crossroads between the East and the West. The beauty of the mosaics for which the city is renowned throughout the world is a result of the extraordinary way in which they are made. Created from pieces of wood of varying shapes and materials together with gold ...

  • Like all of the churches in Ravenna dating back to the Imperial, Ostrogothic, and Justinian periods, Sant'Apollinare Nuovo is decorated with marvellous and very colourful mosaics.

    Like all of the churches in Ravenna dating back to the Imperial, Ostrogothic, and Justinian periods, Sant'Apollinare Nuovo is decorated with marvellous and very colourful mosaics.

  • The heritage in Ravenna is unique in the world when it comes to its Byzantine art. The photo shows the mosaic on the dome of the Neonian Bapistry

    The heritage in Ravenna is unique in the world when it comes to its Byzantine art. The photo shows the mosaic on the dome of the Neonian Bapistry

  • This Basilica is mostly known for its mosaics, but it should also be noted for its gorgeously decorated interior, with its polychrome marble, stuccos, and sculpted capitals and coussinets.

    This Basilica is mostly known for its mosaics, but it should also be noted for its gorgeously decorated interior, with its polychrome marble, stuccos, and sculpted capitals and coussinets.

  • The church of Santa Maria Maggiore was built in Ravenna by bishop Ecclesio during the first few decades of the 6th century, and was rebuilt in 1671.

    The church of Santa Maria Maggiore was built in Ravenna by bishop Ecclesio during the first few decades of the 6th century, and was rebuilt in 1671.

  • Many historic buildings stand on this square. This photo shows the granite Venetian columns topped with the statues of Sant'Apollinare and San Vitale

    Many historic buildings stand on this square. This photo shows the granite Venetian columns topped with the statues of Sant'Apollinare and San Vitale

  • The mausoleum of Theodoric in Ravenna is the most famous of the Ostrogothic tombs. It was made from white Istrian marble by Theodoric in approximately 520 to be his future tomb.

    The mausoleum of Theodoric in Ravenna is the most famous of the Ostrogothic tombs. It was made from white Istrian marble by Theodoric in approximately 520 to be his future tomb.

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