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St Vitale Basilica

Via San Vitale, 17, 48121 Ravenna RA, Italy
+39 0544 541688
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Great Mosaics in San Vitale Ravenna  Italy
Mosaics galore Ravenna  Italy
Great Mosaics in San Vitale Ravenna  Italy
Mosaics galore Ravenna  Italy

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Sun - Sat 9am - 6:45pm
Tue, Fri 9pm - 10:45pm

Great Mosaics in San Vitale

The town of Ravenna is known for its several churches that contain fabulous works of art done in mosaics. St Vitale is one of them and probably the best known.

This basilica was completed in the year 584 and displays an amazing celing and walls around it that are made up of millions of small mosaic tiles.

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over 4 years ago

Mosaics galore

Like a jigsaw puzzle without instructions or pieces that match, a mosaic can be called something similar. The small tiles (around thumb size) are cut and placed to create outstanding works of art such as this one in the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy