Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy
Updated: Feb 14
Don't be fooled by the plain brick facade of the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy, this church of historic and ecclesiastical importance houses an explosion of colour worthy of any rival. The walls and ceilings of the church are richly embellished with colourful mosaics of Christian iconography. Listed a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996, no trip to this delightful town would be complete without visiting it.