Dante's tomb and Quadrarco of Braccioforte, Ravenna

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Dante's tomb and Quadrarco of Braccioforte commemorates literary legend Dante Alighieri, a poet who was exiled from Florence and spent 20 years in Ravenna. Dante wrote his masterpiece "The Divine Comedy" while staying here. This attraction is a small shrine: the poet is actually buried in a sarcophagus at the adjacent church. There is also a nearby informational exhibit on Dante. Photos are permitted here. To visit Dante's tomb and Quadrarco of Braccioforte and other attractions in Ravenna, use our Ravenna trip planner.
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  • The grave itself is not so special ( too modern), but the church and the surroundings are nice. Tourism office is around the corner, which is very practical.  more »
  • A nice park with a tomb where often verses are cited at sunset - and a bell rings 13 times at sunset in memory of Italy‘s maybe greatest poet. The grave has an interesting history as Dante, banned...  more »
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  • A must see when you are here
  • It was amazing to visit this small tomb which is now seems to be on a side street in this beautiful ancient, and historic mosaic city of Ravenna. Couldn't help thinking of Dante's inferno, here he stills lays in state after all these years. Folks from his time zone/era did a nice job creating this final resting place for his remains, the rest of them slipping off into oblivion. It was quite busy the day we were here and would assume it to be that way on most days since it is quite small. But everybody gets their town to pay your respects.

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