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Ravenna Travel Guide  

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Info about Ravenna

Area:
653 km2
Elevation:
4 m
Overview

Ravenna is a city and commune in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy. The city is inland, but is connected to the Adriatic Sea by a canal. Ravenna once served as the seat of the Western Roman Empire and later the Kingdom of the Ostrogoths and the Exarchate of Ravenna. Ravenna is the second largest commune as per land area in Italy. Ravenna is presently the capital of the Province of Ravenna. The total area of Ravenna is 652.89 km2 or 252.1 square meters.
According to the 2007 Census the total population was 153,338 and the density around 235 km2 or 6.9 square meters. In the summer months the temperatures can rise as high as 35C. Humidity also plays a major factor in the climate of Ravenna. In the winter months the humidity helps to exaggerate the cold while in the summer it can also exaggerate the warmer summer days. The spring and fall months typically offer the best scenario for visitors planning to make a trip.

Area code:
0544
Time zone:
UTC+1
Demonym:
ravennati
Patron:
Apollinare di Ravenna
Holiday:
23 luglio
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Overall Guide : The old town is a mainly pedestrian area with cafes and bars on every corner. It is a calm town close to Adriatic coast. Ravenna is known as the mosaic city because of the stunning 5th-6th century mosaics that decorate... more the walls of its churches and monuments Ravenna has eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites, museums, Dante's tomb, Roman sites and many different cultural events. The Municipal Art Museum of Ravenna includes an excellent collection of various medieval and modern art exhibits, contemporary mosaics, and temporary art exhibits. One can also take part in the cultural events Alighieri and Rasi Theaters have music, ballet, and theater performances. Among the magnificent churches one can visit the Basilica di Sant’Apollinare Nuovo which is a famous church of Palatine. Mosaics in the Byzantine style cover two walls reflecting Catholic and Arian cult beliefs.
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