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Ravenna: Guided Sightseeing Tour

Product ID: 98019
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Take a guided walking tour of the astonishing city of Ravenna and marvel at early Christian and Byzantine mosaics from the 5th and 6th centuries. Visit the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia and other World Heritage monuments.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Walk through the old city of Ravenna and experience its quiet rhythm of life
  • See early Christian and Byzantine mosaics of the 5th and 6th centuries
  • Watch a practical demonstration of mosaic-making techniques
Full description
Explore the former capital of the Western Roman Empire and discover early Christian and Byzantine mosaics from the 5th and 6th centuries on a guided walking tour of Ravenna.

Stroll the fascinating streets of the old city center, and stop to watch a practical demonstration of mosaic-making techniques along the way. Visit the Church of S. Vitale, commissioned by the Emperor Justinian of Byzantium with masterful mosaics depicting his wife Theodora.

See the powerful Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, created to honor the resilient and colorful Empress of the Western Roman Empire. Admire the mosaics of the Neoniano Baptistery near to the ancient cathedral, and discover the tomb of the exiled poet Dante. Visit the private chapel of the Ostrogoth King Theoderic at the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, and more.
Includes
  • 3-hour guided tour
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees (€8.50 per person)
  • Personal expenses
  • Private taxi or public transportation
  • Headsets (€2 per person, on request)

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Meeting point

Meet on Piazza del Popolo in Ravenna city center.

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Important information
Know before you go
• From March 1 to June 15, there will be an extra fee of €2 for the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia

From US$ 161.32 Per group up to 20

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Cinzia Fabbri Tourist Guide

Product ID: 98019