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Mausoleo di Galla Placidia

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must see and is included in the combined ticket. The history is really interesting particularly the history of Galla Placida herself.

Thank late_starters40
Reviewed 6 days ago

I am going to have to repeat my review of San Vitale a little here, but this is such a gorgeous monument and I have to say, this is one of those things where pictures just don't do justice to the experience. I was in...More

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The simple exterior of this mausoleum with the Latin cross was built in the 5th century and has lavish decorations. You won’t need much time in here - probably 15 mins is enough but it is well worth it.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The exterior of this building belies the astonishing interior. That it can have survived for almost sixteen centuries is a testament to its specialness. Do not miss it.

Thank Saggy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's mind boggling how something of this size could be built in the 8th century and still be functioning today, when we today cannot build anything that last 50 years without falling down. From the floors to the ceiling it's amazing.

Thank Timothy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This mausoleum has one of the most stunningly delicate work of mosaic art work from Byzantine period. While small its mosaic was complete and detailed and you can witness the legacy work from Byzantine empire that still lasts in Italy. It is located next to...More

Thank Suwatss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fairly small site. You are very close to the mosaics. The mosaics are beautiful. Again, read about this ahead of time if un guided.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A visual treat - quite surpasses expectations! TripAdvisor needs to stop insisting reviews use at least 100 characters - there, now you know!

Thank artisrini
Reviewed 15 August 2018

One cannot really have a favourite but the closeness of the Mosaics and the intimacy in this Mausoleum is quite exceptional and one you simply never forget.

Thank lagoon967
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Take your time to admire this place full of antic history! It's also a comfortable place when it's very sunny and hot outside. You can pay a pass at San Vitale to get the possibility to visit it and 4-5 other splendid monuments. Its cost...More

Thank Mary C
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arborlee
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Tickets are for the entire collection of UNESCO sites in Ravenna (Museo Arcivescovile, Battistero Neoniano, Basilica Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Basilica San Vitale, Mausoleo Galla Placidia) and it costs 9.50€ (regular ticket) or... More
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