Ravenna is a city of art and culture, and a mosaic centre that was capital of the Western Roman Empire as well as the Byzantine Empire in Europe.
The magnificence of this period has honoured Ravenna with a great heritage of historical buildings. There are eight UNESCO World Heritage monuments in the city.
Famous for the stunning beauty of its precious mosaics, Ravenna is rich of artworks from all historical movements: Roman, Byzantine, Gothic, Medieval, Baroque, Venetian and modern.
It is a civil and hospitable city, that offers a wide range of cultural events and prestigious international occasions that contribute to its vibrant atmosphere.