A corner of refined beauty and silence in the very historical centre awaits you in Ravenna. It is a place with a symbolic and sentimental meaning, even before being an example of art and architecture. This place is tightly linked to the figure of Dante Alighieri and his presence in this city.
The monastery was built in 1261 by the Franciscan monks, and it is next to the namesake church. A part of the building is not original but the result of a renovation work carried out between the 15th and the 17th century.
Along with Dante’s Tomb, the Basilica of San Francesco, Dante’s Museum, and the Quadrarco di Braccioforte, it composes the so-called ‘Zona del Silenzio’, an area of silence and respect dedicated to the memory of the Supreme Poet