|Very cool (but hard to see) purple glass on the light fixtures on a municipal building|
|Side view of the mosaic ceiling just before the apse|
|Basilica di Sant’Apollinare|
|Central dome of the octagonal nave|
Ravenna also boasts the tomb of Dante, mosaic workshops, and the most efficient post office I've ever visited. Most amazing to me is that over the course of nearly fifteen hundred years, rulers and town councils consistently chose to preserve, restore, and promote the jewels of the city.