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Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna
Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna by Roy.Luck @flickr
Basilica di San Vitale
Basilica di San Vitale by Luca.Sartoni @flickr
Ravenna, Italy
Ravenna, Italy by Brian ⚓ Hillegas @flickr
Ravenna, Italy
Ravenna, Italy by Brian ⚓ Hillegas @flickr
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Ravenna San Francesco
Ravenna San Francesco by Freshcreator @flickr
Ravenna Galla Placidia
Ravenna Galla Placidia by Freshcreator @flickr
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The magnificent Coliseum was built almost 2 thousand years ago. Before that, the site of the Coliseum was the location of Nero’s Palace and a big artificial lake. The building of the Coliseum was joyful for inhabitants of Rome because it was much more pleasant to see a beautiful forum rather than a tyrant’s palace. Circus Maximus is another large and unusual landmark. According to some experts, Circus could provide seats for 200 thousand visitors. The venue was used to host competitions of carts and other important public events. Mons Palatinus is an interesting place from the historic point of view. According to scientists, homes of first settlers of Rome were located there. Later, noble Romans built their houses on Mons Palatinus. There were many temples in that area and many important celebrations took place there. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Ravenna

Cultural excursion through Ravenna - things to see

The main relic of the basilica is an ancient altar. The territory of the basilica keeps several tombs of saints. The Basilica di San Vitale is another remarkable landmark of the destination as well. It is located near a railway station. This beautiful monument of the Byzantine epoch has been preserved in good condition till present days. The basilica was established in the first half of the 6th century, the … Open

Attractions and active leisure

The largest entertainment and recreation center of the city is the “Mirabylandia” center. It is a huge entertainment park with a number of lounge areas and breath taking attractions. The park offers a big observation wheel, a beautiful wooden castle, and colorful cars for children to cruise the area as well as a real pirate ship. The park offers also a great variety of attractions for true thrill seekers. In hot … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Sweet addicts will like the Ravenna city too, the destination is globally known for a delicious grape jam. The sweet treat is cooked following age-old recipe. Jam is added with almonds, orange peel, grape syrup and musk giving the treat its inimitable taste. “Saint-Michele” is a popular dessert and one of the most famous festive dishes preferred by locals. This sweet treat is cooked following a complex recipe and … Open

Travel guide to Ravenna

No less interesting is Rasponi garden. It is surrounded by spectacular palaces, where the city's wealthiest families once lived. You need to go through the beautiful 18th-century gate to get to the garden. In fact, the garden turns out to be surrounded by ancient walls. Initially, plenty of medicinal plants are grown on its territory. An ancient fountain with a sculptural composition is its central decoration. The … Open

Advices for travellers

2. Tourist buses commonly depart from the Piazza Farini square. Punto Bus center is located there as well giving tourists information on current tours and tickets prices. 3. The hottest months of the year are July and August, traditionally the peak of the tourist season in Ravenna falls within summer. A hotel for this period is recommended to be booked in advance as almost all the local hotels usually … Open

Ravenna sightseeing

Mausoleum of Galla Placido is one of the unique buildings of this city. Here have remained the oldest mosaics in Ravvenne. The mosaics are a precious piece of art. Basilica of San Vitale is known as one of the most beautiful churches. Its building took place in the middle of the 6th century. The facade of the basilica is decorated with beautiful carvings with gliding, and the inside decoration includes floor and … Open

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