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Ravenna: Private Guided Walking Tour
33 USD
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Delve into the rich history of Ravenna on a captivating guided walking tour that takes you to three extraordinary UNESCO World Heritage sites, including the stunning Basilica of San Vitale. Be mesmerized by the exquisite Early Christian and Byzantine mosaics, and take your experience to the next level with the optional mosaic-making workshop.
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Uncover the Hidden Gems of Ravenna: A Private Tour of Early-Christian and Byzantine Masterpieces Ravenna boasts eight UNESCO-recognized monuments, each a testament to the city's rich cultural heritage. On this two-hour private tour, we'll delve into the breathtakingly preserved mosaics from the 5th and 6th centuries, when Ravenna was the capital of the Western Roman Empire and later, the seat of the Byzantine prefecture in Italy. We'll explore the intricacies of Ravenna's origins and the legend of Placidia, a patron of the arts and paragon of faith. Our journey will take us to the magnificent Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, where we'll unravel the history and significance of this remarkable woman. We'll also visit the Basilica of San Vitale, famed for its stunning mosaics, and the enchanting underwater mosaics of San Francesco church. For a more immersive experience, consider adding a mosaic workshop in the afternoon, where you can try your hand at this ancient art form. Our tour will take you through the following iconic landmarks: * Sant'Appolinare Nuovo * San Francesco church and Dante's tomb * San Vitale * Galla Placidia mausoleum This private tour offers the flexibility to customize the itinerary according to your preferences. Let us take you on an unforgettable journey through the treasure trove of Ravenna's early-Christian and Byzantine heritage.