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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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Beautiful tomb and interesting history

We did a self-guided walking tour of Ravenna to see the mosaics. Along the way, we were able to stop and see Dante's tomb. It is in a central location, so it is easy to stop and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Erin S

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We did a self-guided walking tour of Ravenna to see the mosaics. Along the way, we were able to stop and see Dante's tomb. It is in a central location, so it is easy to stop and appreciate. We used Rick Steve's Italy guide book and it was very interesting to read the history behind Dante's remains and the symbolism... More 

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Athens, Greece
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only for historical reason you can take a look.The tomb is a room! You can take some photos!You will not need more than ten minutes for this monument!(Ten because you will be wait on the line with the tourists).

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dante is one of the great founding fathers of Western literature. Without Dante there's no Chaucer, no Spenser, no Shakespeare, Milton, Dryden, Austen, Dickens etc. It's a humble monument to a man whose legacy lives on today

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Thank ChrisofBlackheath
Jerusalem, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We couldn't skip this as we had to pay our respects this great artist and innovator. It would be like being in London and bypassing Shakespeare's tomb. But the tomb itself is nothing special.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 430 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Dante's tomb is rather non-descript for all the hullabaloo. What looks to be his tomb is actually NOT. Make sure you find the one that has his name on it. The church next to it with the ancient nave in the front (sunk in water with fish!) is a lot more interesting.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

You can't come to Ravenna without visiting Dante's Tomb. It is extremely well refurbished and maintained. The museum is very informative and laid out well which makes it easier to understand the poets life. Well worth the visit!

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Thank Takapuna
Vicenza, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We stumbled upon this by accident, on our way to the Basilica di S. Giovanni. I was excited that it was free to the public, to just come and see and enjoy. It was a beautiful peaceful place.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Dante's remains are interred in a small sepulcher at the end of a quiet street. An eternal flame burns over his tomb. Fun and bizarre fact: During WWII, the poet's bones we re-interred in the adjoining park for safekeeping.

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Pune, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

A quiet and relatively tourist free corner of town, this little green and fragrant tomb was a lovely surprise.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Not a lot to see but a pleasant square to visit with adjacent bar and quality jazz. Would definitely go to the adjacent square again.

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