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On our way to Peruggie we went to Ravenna to visit several attractions, among which, of course is Danter's tomb.
Unfortunately it was closed so we looked just outside.
I'm sure we'll come back to look at it again.
I really liked this understated tomb- grand enough, but just tucked away on a little street- to remember this great contributor to human culture.
No charge, you just wander up and can stand just inside.
A nicely formed and classical tomb, not at all gloomy or overdone. Next door we toured a free exhibition of students interpretation of the man and his works from paintings, sculpture, video and ceramic. Together this small corner of the city was a delight.
Quieter in the later afternoon when the tour groups have moved on. Need time and space to appreciate this little monument.During September the city of Florence presents the oil for the votive lamp. This oil comes from the Tuscan hills. This begins months of Dante...More
The 18th century tomb is suitably impressively decorated and relatively modestly sized. Confusingly the garden next door contains several impressive sarcophagi as well as a mound that Dante was supposedly buried. The garden is shade by a very large oak tree and has an air...More