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Dante's tomb and Quadrarco of Braccioforte

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Address: Via Dante Alighieri 9, 48121, Ravenna, Italy
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Tucked away in a serenely quiet corner...

You catch glimpses of it from the main street, and access is essentially unrestricted. Good information on the tourist boards and Ravenna is good with QR codes for additional... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Scotland....You KNOW you want to come here!
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You catch glimpses of it from the main street, and access is essentially unrestricted. Good information on the tourist boards and Ravenna is good with QR codes for additional online support. Although small this is a beautifully constructed tomb with great workmanship all round, you can feel the reverence in the finished work. The Quadrarco is being restored in part,... More 

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Taunton, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A simple building with not much to see. The mossy mound behind it was used to hide the remains during WW2. Significant historically but don't bust a gut to get to it.

Thank PhilTheTraveller
Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tomb is tiny, but it's Dante! Got to pay your respects to one of the greatest poets in the Western world. And it's right on the route to several other attractions.

Thank Shariann L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This tiny tomb attracts its fair share of visitors and indeed at times the tour groups are queueing outside to get a brief glimpse of the interior. However, if you're staying in Ravenna the thing to do is to just wander by and then go in when the place is deserted. It helps to know a little about Dante when... More 

Thank tony_goode
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Not much to see but a lovely quiet place in a quiet corner. The mound in the middle is interesting as are the 2 huge sarcophagi.

Thank juliasandelson
Pine Island, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Interesting, but much more so if you can discover why he is so highly esteemed post mortem even 700 years after his death. Otherwise just a burial place.

Thank Dobrador
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Check out the gates around this area. They are metal but linked together and they float. Explains why they have been around for so long.

Thank X7813OMmichaelk
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Although not very large, it is definitely worth stopping by the see the tomb of one of the most influential writers in history. There's a helpful information plaque that explains the significance of the various parts of the tomb. Its not a long stop, but its at least worth stopping by.

Thank mjsheridan130
Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Simple and tasteful decorations, close to the Basiilica di San Francesco. Worth visiting, in particular if you have a deep appreciation for the work of Dante Alighieri. Anyway, it's a pity to just pass by and not stop for a moment.

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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I was underwhelmed. Maybe if you have a thing for Dante, it's different. I liked the fence around the garden more than anything.

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