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Duomo di Ravello

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Address: Piazza Vescovado, Ravello, Italy
Phone Number: 089858311
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The Cathedral, built during the 11th century, consists of three naves...

The Cathedral, built during the 11th century, consists of three naves, separatred by two colonnades, each of which is formed by eight coloumns of granite, transept and crypt. The famous bronze doors, made by Barisano from Trani using the relief-techinque, were given to the Cathedral in 1179 by Sergio Muscettola, an important member of the Ravello patriciate. The ambo of Epistle (12th Century)is marked by bizantine decorations and is decorated by mosaics representing the Giona's story, a symbol of the Death and Resurrection of Christ. The pulpit made by Nicola di Bartolomeo from Foggia in 1272 is a present of Nicola Rufolo. It rests on six twist coloums adorned with mosaics; the backs of six lions are the base of these coloums. It's richly adorned with mosaic slabs representing geometrical, animal and plant decorations. Th marble chapel of St. Pantaleone, patron of Ravello, was built during the 17th century to preserve the precious relic of the patrons's blood. The miracle of liquefaction dates from 1057 in Constantinople.

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Small and lovely church

Must visit, this church displayed some relics in a small museum adjoining. Entrance to the church was free but the museum had an entry fee of 3€, had a walk up the pathway... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Must visit, this church displayed some relics in a small museum adjoining. Entrance to the church was free but the museum had an entry fee of 3€, had a walk up the pathway adjoining and was rewarded by a better views if the church, the villa rufolo and very picturesque little path leading from around the back of the cathedral... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Check out the doors on the way in. Masterfully made. The floor slopes toward the altar to bring parishioners closer to God. Relics of two Saints on display here; St. Barbara & St. Giovanni Damasceno. The Blood of St. Pantalone, Principal Patron of Ravello is preserved in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel. Small museum located which houses artifacts from previous churches... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Any Italian cathedral is worth visiting, but the cathedral in Ravello is compact and small, and an enjoyable visit. While not particularly noteworthy for its art, it sits in the middle of a most attractive town, and is part of the history of this fine place.

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Hook, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There are more stunning churches in the area but the pulpit and marble lions here are worth seeing for the craftsmanship and the feel good they impart to the whole building.Somehow this typifies the vivaciousness of the village. This is a lively and active part of the community and that is evident as you wander round. A very uplifting space.

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We were surprised that the Duomo doesn't get more press as a must see. The bronze doors from the 13th century are extraordinary and so are the mosaic-laden Rambo and pulpit. We loved the mosaic depictions of Jonah being swallowed by the whale.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

The front door was closed so we had to go in via the museum which is three euros a person. A nice unasumming church with two side aisles and a main aisle. A pretty lectern and it was nice if not spectacular. The museum is small and there is not much in it but 3 euros to help for the... More 

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Lemont, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

If you make it to the Amalfi coast, in this town of Ravello, the center of the town, Piazza Vescovado, is one of the choice photo opportunitys to capture a photo of you or you and your travel companion's with the backdrop of the Amalfi Coast behind you. Plenty of space there, a few people meandering around if you need... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

As cathedrals go this is a small one - its on the main square in Ravello so just pop in and have a look.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

The most romantic duomo in the amalfi coust. Very quite, with lovely restorants and cofe shops, and a great mountens view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Yes, it is another beautiful church in Italy. It is smaller than many you'll come across and takes a few minutes to appreciate and move on unless you're a BIG church gazer.

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