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.

Facts & Stats on Mausoleum of Galla Placidia

Go Historic ID
318306
Names
Mausoleum of Galla Placidia
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia
Oratory of Galla Placidia
Dates
c. 430

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
Via degli Ariani
Ravenna, Italy
Contact
0544 541688

Resources for Mausoleum of Galla Placidia

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

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Mausoleum of Galla Placidia - Ravenna, Italy