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As mentioned before, the space might be small, but what it lacks in space it supplies in details. From the ornaments and bas-relief at the base of the dome and pendentives, to the mosaics on the floor and the contrasts of colored marbles, this mausoleum deserves more than a few minutes of admiration.

Right next to the mausoleum, you will also find a mound of earth. From March 1944 to December 1945, Dante’s urn was buried here because it was feared that his tomb would suffer from the bombings of World War II. Luckily, it didn’t happen.

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