Emilia–Romagna Sights

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

  • Via Barbiani
  • Ravenna
  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Published 05/02/2016

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. Ten feet below ground level lie the remains of a Byzantine palace dating from the 5th and 6th century 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, Emilia-Romagna, 48100, Italy

Phone:

0544-32512

Sight Details:

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

Published 05/02/2016

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