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Domus dei Tappeti di Pietra

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look at the floors

Discovered around 15 years ago while a firm was trying to build an underground parking garage, the... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2015
operalover939
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Toronto, Canada
A glimpse into the past

Ravenna is full of mosaics, so why bother to come and look at a whole lot more? Well, these... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2015
Anny454
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Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 October 2015

Discovered around 15 years ago while a firm was trying to build an underground parking garage, the floors date back almost 2000 years. The explanations in English are few, and you are well-advised to get an audioguide, for which you do have to pay 2...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

Ravenna is full of mosaics, so why bother to come and look at a whole lot more? Well, these mosaics discovered during excavations prior to building a garage, give you a great insight into how they lived in the Late Antique period, If you have...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 4 October 2015

Don't miss this excavation through layers of Ravenna history down to 6th cen tury mosaic floors. Get the English audio guide to get a better idea of what you are seeing.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank BJaneH
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Very well presented floor mosaics with excellent explanatory information panels although they would be better placed at each floor rather than at the entrance. well worth a visit

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Think about a museum that only shows floors - sounds boring? Not if the floors are 1,500 years old and consist of mosaics. These were discovered when excavating for an underground parking garage. You will be able to envisage the entire palace that once stood...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Olle W
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Tucked away through a church entrance, this recent find houses an interesting collection of mosaic floors that reveal other periods in the life of Ravenna. The comprehensive wall of information is only in Italian, and it does provide greater insight into both the history of...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

We came on purpose to see special mosaics from a Byzantine palace who's is nowadays about three meters under street level. Great archeological work and well conserved mosaics from about 2.000 years ago were impressive.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank FrankGeisler
Reviewed 2 July 2015

The museum houses an excavated mosaic floor from the Roman period, which makes it older than the Byzantine mosaics at San Vitale and other sites. However, you can see better Roman floors elsewhere, so it is worthwhile but not essential.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank jimCincinnati_Ohio
Reviewed 30 June 2015

This exhibit provides an incredible view of actual Roman floor mosaics as they were found. The find did not occur here but is presented exactly as found. It is incredible. The detail of each design and the type of floor suggest a very important owner....More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Grover R
Reviewed 28 June 2015

These were discovered around 2002 when the city was repairing sewer lines. The display is extensive and is he footprint of a wealthy Roman villa. One must enter a former churchto access the museum. There is a good video at the beginning of the visit.

Date of experience: June 2015
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