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Archiepiscopal Museum and the Chapel of St. Andrew The Archbishop's Chapel of St. Andrew is guarded as a gemstone inside the Bishop's Palace. It was the private chapel of the bishops of Ravenna and it was built and decorated with mosaics from 494...more
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The place itself is beautiful but the two wonders I just mentioned in the title are what you're looking at and for: takes a good hour to fully appreciate both wonders (ticket price included in the Ravena museum card)
This museum has some truly great religious art including a magnificent Throne of Maximian made of ivory and carved in the 6th century. But most impressive was the small inside Chapel built at the end of the 5th century and dedicated to St Andrew with...More
There are some very worthwhile objects to view here. That ivory throne is incredible. One certainly gains insight into the strong correlation between church and state during that time period. This museum is a good supplement to the mosaics seen in the other buildings in...More
The oil paintings on the chapel are memorable. I was intested in the architecture of Greek columns. The main altar has religious relics with Christian symbols.Christ over the vestibule shows Ravenna art. The Ivory throne in the museum dates back to 546 AD. Not allowed...More
For just 9.50 get a ticket to see the top 5 mosaic encrusted buildings that are part of this Unesco world heritage site. The work that must have taken years to create these beautiful portraits and pictures is astounding and equally astonishing they remain to...More
This is also on the combined ticket. Items of note are the early Easter Calendar, the Chapel of St.Andrew and the ivory throne, You can also access the The Duomo here also but note that it may close midday.