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Archiepiscopal Museum

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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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Piazza Arcivescovado, 48121, Ravenna, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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)

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Stéphane L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

small but beautiful museum near the Duomo and Neonian Baptistery. Unmissable view of the s.Andra chapel and the Ivory chair

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gltally86
Reviewed 2 February 2019

Interesting, small museum with historic art from the cathedral. The highlight of a visit is the mosaic filled chapel of San Andrea.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mark B
Reviewed 9 January 2019

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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed 29 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank michaelmartman
Reviewed 29 October 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ctsounis
Reviewed 16 October 2018

This was an amazing museum. Not very large so you can easily see the contents in an hour or 2. Incredible ancient artifacts. The chair made from ivory is quite a sight.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed 29 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank M H
Reviewed 19 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank late_starters40
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Found the mosaics here to be stunning. Sadly, you cannot take pictures. There is a small museum attached that has an incredibly hand carved ivory throne.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tjb600
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