Arts & Culture

Marina di Ravenna and art

Ravenna can be reached just 10 min. away from Marina. The ancient capital of the Western Roman Empire Ravenna is known worldwide for its cultural heritage, in particular the famous mosaics. There are many monuments to visit if you want to set apart a day to art and culture, eight of which were declared by UNESCO Patrimony of Humanity:
- Mausoleum of Galla Placidia (first half of the fourth century, post 426 A.D.)
- Neoniano (430 A.D. or so, decorated to the 458 A.D.)
- Archbishop`s Chapel (500 A.D.)
- Basilica of St. Apollinaire Nuovo `(early sixth century, with partial redecoration in the second half of the sixth century)
- Mausoleum of Theodoric (520 A.D. approx)
- Arian Baptistery (first half of the sixth century)
- Basilica of San Vitale (first half of the sixth century)
- Basilica of Sant `Apollinaire in Classe (consecrated in 547 A.D.)

Do not forget also the tomb of the great italian poet, Dante Alighieri, which can be seen in the historic centre of town.
Ravenna is also rich in cultural initiatives and events. It just needs to mention Ravenna Festival, whose activities, as stated in the statute, "are directed to concerts, opera, dance, theatre in its various expressions and entertainment in general.

Dante Alighieri
Dettaglio mosaico Basilica di Sant'Appollinare Nuovo
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia - Il buon pastore
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia - Cupola
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia - Le colombine
San Vitale - Il pavone
San Vitale - I sacrifici di Abele e di Melchisedech
San Vitale - Cupola
Mosaici Ravennati
Mausoleo di Teodorico
Special Offers
Ravenna Concert 2015
Dal 03/03/2015 al 11/05/2015
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Dal 07/10/2017 al 26/11/2017
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