Domus dei Tappeti di Pietra, Ravenna

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The ancient Byzantine palace at Domus dei Tappeti di Pietra is famous for its 14 rooms paved with colorful mosaics and marble. Although the interior walls are now gone, the mosaics vary from room to room, from intricate geometric patterns to naturalistic tiles in muted tones. Imagine life in the palace of a high-ranking government official from the early 6th century. To visit Domus dei Tappeti di Pietra on your holiday in Ravenna, and find out what else Ravenna has to offer, use our Ravenna.
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  • floor mosaics, for a change- and very beautiful ones. gives you a sense of what the private houses of the rich looked like while their churches were decorated in golden splendor. very much worth a...  more »
  • Yes, more mosaics - but this time genuinely (western) Roman rather than Byzantine or Ostrogothic. Discovered 20 years ago, these mosaics, mostly in situ, were clearly the floor covering for an...  more »
  • Wow what amazing pieces of mosaics! The sheer age of these pieces of history are incredible. Definitely worth a visit so much history and art in this town!🌈
  • Fabulous on all levels. A must see not for only the unearthed mosiac floor, but for the process itself. Well worth the admission.
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