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Mausoleum of Galla Placidia

  1. Mausoleum of Galla Placidia
  2. Mausoleum of Galla Placidia

Mausoleum of Galla Placidia

Starry sky Galla Placidia (386-452), the sister of Honorius, the Roman Emperor who moved the Capital of the western empire from Milan to Ravenna, built this little Latin cross plan Mausoleum around 425-450. It is famous today for the splendour of its mosaics the most ancient in Ravenna. The iconographic themes developed in the decorations represent the victory of eternal life over death.

Address: Via Fiandrini Benedetto - RA - Locality Ravenna

Phone number: per prenotazioni / booking 0544 541688

Fax number: 0544 541688 Free phone N°: 800303999

Week-day timetable:
9.30 - 17 ticket office closes at 16.45

Weekend timetable:
9.30 - 17 ticket office closes at 16.45

How to get there

Pedestrian area, central zone, bus stop at 200 mt (Piazza Baracca), line 1, car park, accessible to disabled people.
Close to Basilica of S. Vitale and National Museum of Ravenna.
The ticket office is set on the main entrance of Basilica of San Vitale


Ufficio Turismo del Comune di Ravenna - via Salara 8 (Ra) - Tel +39 0544 35755 - 35404 - Fax +39 0544 35094 - email:



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