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Statua Giuseppe GaribaldiMonument0.1km
Dante Alighieri TheatreTheatre0.1km
Chiesa Cattolica Parrocchiale Adorazione S. MaddalReligion0.1km
Tomba Dante AlighieriMonument0.2km
Anita GaribaldiMonument0.3km
Mosaics in San Vitale0.3km
Chiesa Cattolica Parrocchiale S. Giovanni BattistaReligion0.3km
Domus dei Tappeti di PietraMuseums0.4km
San´t Apollinare Nuovo0.4km
Opera Di Religione Della Diocesi Di RavennaReligion0.4km
Caritas Diocesana Ravenna CerviaReligion0.4km
Azione Cattolica ItalianaReligion0.3km
Convento Padri CappucciniReligion0.4km
Teodorico PalaceCastles 0.4km
Basilica di San Giovanni EvangelistaReligion0.5km


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Category: Cities, Local time: 18:35:56, Tel.: +39 0544 39972, Official WWW website:

Ravenna is a city and comune in Italy . It is located in the north-western part of the country, on the shore of the Adriatic Sea. Ravenna is the capital city of the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. At present, it has a population of approximately 153 thousand.

History

The origins of Ravenna and the first inhabitants of the area are uncertain. During the period of late Roman Empire, the town was known as the second most important harbour and it became an important station of the Roman Imperial Fleet. From the 6th century the importance of the town was on the decline, though. In 1796, Ravenna was included in the Papal States. Since 1861 it has been a part of Italy.

Tourist attractions - UNESCO

The dominating landmarks in Ravenna are eight Christian monuments that are inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List: the Neonian Baptistery originating from the year 430; the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia ( year 430) ; the Arian Baptistry (year 500) ; the Archiepiscopal Chapel (year 500) ; the Basilica of Sant´s Apollinare Nuovo (year 500) ; the Mausoleum of Theodoric (year 520) ; the Basilica of San Vitale (year 548) ; and the Basilica of Sant´ Apollinare in Classe (year 549) . There are other valuable monuments in Ravenna, for example, the ancient church of the Spirito Santo (from the 5th century) ; the church of St. John the Evangelist (from the 5th century) ; St. Francis Basilica (turn of the 10th/ 11th century) ; the Baroque church of Santa Maria Maggiore (built in 1671) ; and the church of San Giovanni Battista (1683) with a medieval belfry.

Beaches

Ravenna is very popular with tourists because there are several kilometres of beautiful beaches. The beaches are stretched to the length of approximately 36 km and they are distinctive with fine sand. Most of hotel complexes are situated along the beaches. The most favourite beach is probably the Marina di Ravenna, which offers a great variety of relaxation and sports activities.

Tourist services

Ravenna offers a wide selection of accommodation facilities. You can find the basic offer of accommodation HERE . There are lots of pizzerias, traditional Italian and other types of restaurants in Ravenna, and also various cafés and fashion shops. A pizza, which is a very popular meal in this region, costs some 10–15 EUR.

Transport

Ravenna is well accessible by car, train or plane. By car, you can take the A14 Motorway from Rimini to Modena . By train, you can get to Ravenna either from Bologna of from Rimini . The nearest airport is in Bologna (Aeroporto G. Marconi di Bologna) , which is approximately 80 km far from Ravenna.

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mild climate

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Information and Facts

GPS: 44.4178, 12.1997
Population: 200
Nearest airport: Forlì Airport, 32 km
Coastline: Adriatic Sea, 8.6 km
Last update: Oct 21, 2012 1:12:31 PM

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The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Cons: slum areas, uncomfortable summer temperature, periods of nasty weather, poor night life, chilly in winter
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Why to go there?: christmas markets

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