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Ravenna - Capital of Mosaics


Ravenna is famous for its stunning 5th-6th century mosaics that decorate the walls of its churches and monuments. Eight of Ravenna's monuments are designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Ravenna was the western seat of the Roman Empire and the capital of the Byzantine Empire Europe from the 5th to 8th centuries. Many of Ravenna's monuments show Byzantine influence.

Ravenna is near the Adriatic coast in the Emilia Romagna region of northeastern Italy. (see Emilia Romagna map for location)

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