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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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  • This monument remains discordant or tì expect other mosaics and instead there are, on the other hand is in a wonderful location between the green of meadows and trees in bloom
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  • Beautiful to visit Park kept up very well the history of Ravenna magnificent frescoes where there are lost
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  • Definitely massive and imposing structure. Out from the usual tourist routes, well worth a visit, despite the 4 € for entry that might leave a little bad taste in my mouth. Once inside you can appreciate the goodness of Ostrogothic civilization, not forgetting two subtleties that might go unnoticed, such as the huge monolithic dome and two jumpers to jagged wedges which drain the sides overhanging load (note the small slits beneath them).
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