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Domus dei Tappeti di Pietra (Ancient Home of the Stone Carpets)

  • Via Barbiani
  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Updated 04/11/2014

Fodor's Review

This archaeological site was uncovered in 1993 during digging for an underground parking garage near the 18th-century church of Santa Eufemia. Below ground level (10 feet down) lie the remains of a Byzantine palace dating from the 5th and 6th centuries AD. Its beautiful and well-preserved network of floor mosaics displays elaborately-designed patterns, creating the effect of luxurious carpets.

Sight Information

Address:

Via Barbiani, enter through Sant'Eufemia, Ravenna, 48100, Italy

Phone:

0544-32512

Sight Details:

  • €4
  • July and Aug., daily 10–6 and 8:30–10:30; Mar.–June and Sept.–Oct., daily 10–6:30; Nov.–Feb., Tues.–Fri. 10–5, weekends 10–6

Updated 04/11/2014

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