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“The Little Jewel”

Mausoleo di Galla Placidia
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Ravenna 3-Hour Private Guided Tour
Ranked #2 of 84 things to do in Ravenna
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“The Little Jewel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

This is part of the tour you can get one ticket for, and its on the grounds of the Basilic di San Vitale. Beautiful little chapel. Don't miss anything on that multiple entry list.

Visited August 2013
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“Brilliant works”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

For me Ravenna has started to become synonymous with brilliant mosaic arts. Some of the best places in Ravenna is a great testament to this including this one. What is ironical about the whole place is that the exteriors are pretty Spartan, and kind of not that attractive but once you step inside you will be completely blown by the amount of work and the shimmery mosaics it has all over. Another must visit place in Ravenna

Visited July 2014
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“Good things come in small packages”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

A stunning little gem of a mausoleum! It’s like entering a jewelry box. Glittering gold and blue mosaics cover the inside of this small building. A must see on any visit to Ravenna!!

Visited June 2014
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Punta Marina Terme, Italy
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“Wonderful little mausoleum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

From outside you would never expect to see what you'll see inside.
With alabaster windows and mosaics covering the majority of the walls this little tomb is really nice. It is allowed to take photos but not with flash.

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“Like standing inside a tiny jewel box”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014

The mausoleum is positively tiny. Standing inside, you're completely surrounded by shimmering mosaics. The geometric patterns of blue and gold on the ceiling are just dazzling. We purchased the 5-site ticket and spent an entire Saturday wandering from one jaw-dropping scene to the next.

Visited July 2014
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