Ravenna, Italy

The mosaics are incredible in Ravenna, Italy

The mosaics are incredible in Ravenna

Ravenna is a small, unassuming city in the northeast Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, and is a virtual treasure trove of visual delights. Famous for its mosaics and churches, a day in Ravenna is relaxing adventure back in time, with a fabulous Italian dinner waiting for you to top it off.

Portici in Ravenna, Italy

Portici in Ravenna, Italy

A simple train ride from Bologna, I spent a day here last fall. My roommate Seve comes from a small city near Ravenna, and I was always curious about the city. I was not disappointed. The city is beautiful, easy to navigate, affordable, and who can beat 6th century mosaics?

More mosaics in Ravenna, Italy

More mosaics in Ravenna

For more info, check out Wiki and Wikitravel.

Here are a few of my favorite pics…

Gallery:

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Best of Ravenna, a set on Flickr.

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