Casa Masoli is a wonderful Bed and Breakfast located in the center of Ravenna. Rooms are large and ceilings are decorated. It is an old house with history. The owner is a gentle and friendly lady that speaks fluent English. Reservations can be made via email but you have to send a deposit or give your credit card number. All major cards accepted. Breakfast is huge and served until 10 am. There is courtyard to sit outside and relax. Smoking is allowed in the courtyard. Dogs may be or may not be allowed as the landlady has a dog herself. Just ask in advance.
Some remains of Roman and Byzantine buildings were excavated at the beginning of 1990s. The major one — ''Domus'' — is a 14-rooms building with 3 courtyards. The floors in these underground rooms are covered with splendid polychrome mosaics, hence the name was given to this place ''Tappeti di Pietra'' (Stone Carpets). The entrance to the archaeological site is from the 18th century ''chiesa di Sant'Eufemia''. Adjacent 15th century ''Oratorio dei Cento Preti'' is also a part of the museum.
It is located at the former Benedictine Monastery of ''San Vitale'' complex. The collection of the museum contains various archaeological and religious artefacts including 14th-century frescoes from the former ''chiesa delle Clarisse di Ravenna'' and mosaics from an archaeological site at Via d'Azeglio.
Three star hotel set in a 18th century building of the city centre of Ravenna, with 48 rooms and suites, and affordable rates to visit the Byzantine mosaic of the former capital of the roman empire. All the bedrooms of the Diana Hotel Ravenna come with private bath, satellite TV and breakfast included.
Built in the beginning of the 6th century, this is the only archiepiscopal chapel which remained it's original look. The chapel is located in the building which currently hosts the ''Museo arcivescovile di Ravenna'' (Archiepiscopal Museum).
Cross-shaped structure housing contains three sarcophagi. The largest one used to contain remains of ''Galla Placidia'', sister of ''Honorius'' and Empress of Rome. Galla, who died in 450 AD, is one of history's most powerful women.
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In fact these ruins were an entrance to ''Chiesa di San Salvatore ad Calchi''. A mosaic floors from the excavations of the ''palace proper'' were installed there in 1923.
Built 5th century by the Roman imperial princess ''Galla Placidia''. Initially it was also decorated by mosaics, but virtually none of then has been survived since then.
Connections to Rimini, Ferrara, Bologna, Faenza. Long distance trains to Florence, Rome. In summer Brescia-Pesaro, Bergamo-Pesaro and Cremona-Pesaro.
The huge church of San Vitale has mosaics everywhere. It was built in 547, it is considered a major monument in Western art history.
Built in between 10th–11th centuries. Adjacent to the church there is tomb of ''Dante Alighieri'' (on the left from the facade).
Built by the Ostrogothic King ''Theodoric the Great'' between the end of the 5th century and the beginning of the 6th century.
Built in the 6th century for the powerful king of Ostrogoths. The monument is also included in UNESCO World Heritage list.
Buses to Forli, Cesena, ''Lidi Ferraresi''. Long distance services to Rome (Fiumicino), Milan, Bergamo, Carpi, Modena.
Originally a 6th century Arian cathedral, quite drastically altered since then, featuring now a Baroque façade.
It was built by Venetians in 1457. Currently a public garden is laid out inside the walls of the fortress.
In the centre of Ravenna, within walking distance of the most important monuments;
In the centre of Ravenna, within walking distance of the most important monuments
Like many Ravenna churches, it is known for its exceptional mosaics.
It is another notable Baroque style, with a Middle Ages campanile.
An excellent example of a typical Romagnolo menu at local prices.
6th-century basilica with amazing mosaics.
Ravenna is the home of the Mosaic Basilica, with a delightful small town atmosphere plus other UNESCO World Heritage listed early Christian monuments.