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UNESCO-listed with all the other glorious Roman mosaic masterpieces in Ravenna, the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia is testament to the days when the city was the capital of the Western Roman Empire. Galla Placidia was the powerful sister of Honorius, the last emperor of Rome; she married Ataulf, King of the Visigoths, acted as regent for 12 years, died in Rome in 450 AD and is probably buried there, but nevertheless her official mausoleum is found in a terracotta-colored brick chapel among neat gardens behind Ravenna’s San Vitale Basilica. Unassuming on the outside, the chapel’s entire vaulted interior glitters with Byzantine mosaics dating from around 430 AD and representing the star-strewn night sky and intricate Biblical scenes, decorated with highly colored geometrical patterns. Gently lit by shafts of light from narrow windows, depictions of the Good Shepherd and the Martyrdom of St Lawrence adorn the niches, with figures of the Apostles floating on the upper walls. Three marble sarcophagi are reputed to contain the bodies of Galla Placidia, her second husband and son, but these were placed in the mausoleum in medieval times.

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Daily Nov–Mar 9am–5.30pm; Apr–Oct 9am–7pm
Via Giuliano Argentario 22 , Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna , 48110
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A walk through Ravenna brings the East

A walk through Ravenna brings the East

Unique experience with an exceptional guide capable of transmitting his passion for his city. You will have a glimpse of life lived in history
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Best of Ravenna City & Mosaics Private Tour with a Local Guide

Best of Ravenna City & Mosaics Private Tour with a Local Guide

Ravenna is well known around the world for its byzantine architecture and mosaics. This is the complete tour to explore Ravenna city and mosaics in one day with a native guide. You will spend 5 hours with a private guide to see all the highlights.
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Full Day Ravenna & Bologna Tour of Must-See Sites with Native Top-Rated Guide

Full Day Ravenna & Bologna Tour of Must-See Sites with Native Top-Rated Guide

Take a journey in this culturally rich, deeply historic and well-preserved towns, with our exclusive walking tour for a unique and unforgettable experience. You will see the highlights of Ravenna, with its mosaics, and Bologna just in one day with a top rated & local guide. The tour will start in Ravenna where you will spend about 3 hours, then you will travel by train or your own car to Bologna where the guide will led another 3 hours tour.
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The best of BOLOGNA and RAVENNA on a Private Tour

The best of BOLOGNA and RAVENNA on a Private Tour

Thanks to this FULL DAY tour you'll have the chance to discover the stunning wonders of this land: Bologna and Ravenna. Both cities were protagonists in the historic panorama of this part of Italy. The presence of the University, the oldest in the Western world, has made BOLOGNA a cultural center of extraordinary importance. We'll visit the most evocative monuments and places in the city center. RAVENNA, a Unesco site known worldwide because of its early Christian era mosaics, gives you the opportunity to see preserved monuments from the 5th and 6th century. We will meet in Bologna in the morning and we will visit the city center highlights. Then together we'll catch the train to Ravenna. * I would be happy to customize this tour so that it fits your requirements best!
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Experiences in Ravenna: a multi sensorial experience in a historical city

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You will live a unique experience with an excellent private guide who is an artist as well as a journalist, with lunch included.
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Private Guided Tour with Native guide of Top Sites & Ancient Mosaics of Ravenna

Private Guided Tour with Native guide of Top Sites & Ancient Mosaics of Ravenna

As the capital city of the region of the same name in Emilia-Romagna, Northern Italy, Ravenna is well known for its colorful mosaics, stunning basilica churches and remarkable chapels. Join us on this private tour led by a local expert and English-speaking professional guide to experience the wonder of the awe-inspiring city. Total duration: 3 hours
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A walk though the Oriental gate

A walk though the Oriental gate

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Currently, an entrance ticket to Mausoleum of Galla Placidia (Mausoleo di Galla Placidia) costs USD 904.76. Guided Mausoleum of Galla Placidia (Mausoleo di Galla Placidia) tours start around USD 904.76 per person. See all 31 Mausoleum of Galla Placidia (Mausoleo di Galla Placidia) tickets and tours on Viator.
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