Mausoleum of Theodoric

Ravenna - Via Delle Industrie, 14

Mausoleum of Theodoric


Entry price: € 4.00
Red: - 50% from 18 to 25 years. Cumulative: National Museum and Mausoleum of Theodoric: 8 €. National Museum, Mausoleum of Theodoric and the Basilica of St. Apollinare in Classe: 10 €. Free: under 18 and over 65 years, groups and schools.


Always open
8:30 to 16:30. The ticket office closes at 16


Telephone: +39 0544 684020

It was built by Theodoric himself in 520 as his tomb. Its structure, which is divided in two decagonal orders one above the other, is completely made of Istria stone. It is roofed with a single block of 10 metres diameter weighing 300 tons. A niche leads down to a room which was probably a chapel for funeral liturgies. A stair leads to the upper floor where there is a circular porphyry tub in which it is supposed that Theodoric was buried. His remains were removed during Byzantine rule.

Source: local Staff of Ravenna


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