Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Ravenna

Mosaic of the Good Shepherd
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This mausoleum was built for one of the most powerful women in western history, although she was probably never buried here. It is filled with splendid Byzantine mosaics and marble tombs from the early 5th century.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
318306
Names
Mausoleum of Galla Placidia
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Street Address
Via degli Ariani
Coordinates
44.420973° N, 12.197061° E
Phone
0544 541688

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Resources

  1. Official Website of Mausoleum of Galla Placidia Official website.

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Mausoleum of Galla Placidia (Ravenna, Italy)
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April 11, 2015