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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  • This is tucked into the end of a quiet street. It is not large but it is well done and a great monument to an amazing poet. It is well worth seeing and also the grounds around the back of the tomb.  more »
  • Our guide told us the story of Dante's remains having been moved to hide them from the delegation that came from Florence to reclaim them. Then the bones were moved again to safe guard them from the....  more »
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