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Mausoleo di Teodorico, Ravenna

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Designated as part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ravenna, Mausoleo di Teodorico was built by Theoderic the Great in 520 CE as his future resting place. After a military defeat, his bones were scattered, and the mausoleum was converted into the church of Sta. Maria della Rotonda. The floor floor is a decagon. The upper floor is a circle crowned by a dome 11 m (36 ft) in diameter made of limestone from Istria. The facade and portico were rebuilt in the 16th century. Make Mausoleo di Teodorico part of your personalized Ravenna itinerary using our Ravenna trip generator.
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  • Its isolated location, the grandeur of the building make it a must, although a closer look inside entry adds nothing to visit if not a nice view of the adjacent public park.
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  • The Tomb had great charm on me, being a Palace so ancient and yet so modern looking. The visit is fast and little remains to be seen, but for me it was worth it.
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  • Example of grave come down to the present day from the time of Theodoric. Offset from the old city, reflects exactly what you expect, i.e. an area without decorations or glitz. Exaggerated the price of admission: should insert it into the tickets.
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