Domus dei Tappeti di Pietra
Basilica di San Vitale
Sometimes, after weeks of trolling around dark Italian churches, you can lose your sense of wonder. Not here! The lucid mosaics that...
The Museo Nazionale is housed in the cloisters of a former Benedictine monastery. There’s a wealth of pottery, bronzes, icons and...
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia
In the same complex as Basilica di San Vitale, the small but equally incandescent Mausoleo di Galla Placidia was constructed for Galla...
A wine bar that hums like a Friday-night pub, Cabiria is a local favourite, popular with the 30-something crowd.
Remember the days before TV chefs went viral, when hard-working cooks in white hats used to sit down with their diners and sip glasses...
Via B Gianbattista · interesting places nearby
Domus dei Tappeti di Pietra information
More mosaics, but noticeably different ones, these 6th-century floor mosaics from a 14-room late-Roman palace were only unearthed in 1993-94. Now fully restored, they show considerable artistic merit, and are decorated with geometric and floral designs.