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Dante's tomb and Quadrarco of Braccioforte

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Address: Via Dante Alighieri 9, 48121 Ravenna, Italy
Phone Number: 0544-30-252
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A fitting end to the avenue of Poets

A small green space, Dante is revered throughout Italy. Once again, fear t of bombing in WWII is a factor in this site, and adds a poignant note of more recent history to this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This is my favorite place in Ravenna! Dante Zone is quiet area dedicated to great poet. Dante was moved many times after his death. Finally, his restig place is in Ravenna. For me, the most interesting is the fact that Florence sends olive oil for the lamp hanging from the cealing. I am really sorry cause I can not describe... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

A small green space, Dante is revered throughout Italy. Once again, fear t of bombing in WWII is a factor in this site, and adds a poignant note of more recent history to this 14th Century icon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Dante's Tomb (Tomba di Dante) is located just off Piazza Garibaldi. Dante Alighieri - "the divine poet." In exile from his hometown of Florence, the author of the Divine Comedy, died in Ravenna in 1321. Dante's tomb, graced with a marble bas-relief, is not terribly spectacular. But it's a far better place than he assigned to some of his fellow... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

A rather welcoming tomb for the Poet who was thrown out of Florence. It costs nothing and is a picturesque area. Even if you don't do the nearby museum, stop by Dante.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Don't miss this. Small but has a great feeling, just try and avoid the crowds. Florence wants him back, but Ravenna is never going to give up their greatest prize.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It was closed when we arrived but the setting around the tomb is still beautiful, and is right in the heart of Ravenna.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Walking around Ravenna we found Dante's tombstone by coincidence. An impressive monument with several explanations about the work of Dante.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This was a side visit from our Mosaic tour. It really is out of context and Dante spent little time here other than the end of his life. Dante had been removed from Florence for supporting the losing side of an interal Florentine power struggle. His last days were live in Ravenna which was only a portion of its former... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

One comes to Ravenna for the magnificent mosaics but while you are here it is definitely worth the few minutes it takes to drop by the tomb of this famous Italian poet. The tomb is small and simple but historic. Don't miss it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The resting place of Dante is just in a small area, which does not tell you too much. It has no mosaics but is a tribute to one if the most well known people of Italy's past. We had a historian guide us, and she brought to life the history of Dante and his fate. How his bones have been... More 

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