Italian Mosaics

One of the richest places of mosaic in the world is undoubtedly Italy. With the highest concentration of antique and medieval mosaics, Italy holds a breathtaking wealth of Byzantine art. It’s in churches and basilicas that one can admire the greatness of mosaic works, specifically in Ravenna, famed for its 5th-6th century mosaics adorning the walls of its churches and monuments.

If you’re planning to go to Italy, here are 6 places where you can see the best Byzantine mosaics:

- St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice
- Santa Cecilia in Trastevere in Rome
- Basilica of Santa Prassede in Rome
- San Vitale Basilica in Ravenna
- Basilica of Monreale in Sicily
- Basilica di Sant’Apollinare Nuovo in Ravenna

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