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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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This museum has 2 interesting items. As you will probably have a combined ticket, which icludes entry to this museum, you might as well pop in and have a (quick) look at them.
The one item is an ivory throne for emperor Maximilian.
Sixt best of the entire Ravenna trip, included in the combination ticket for San Vitale, Galla Placidia, Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, and Battisterio Neoniano. The museum also includes an amazing mosaic studded chapel.
This was our last stop of the day. We were in awe of everything we had seen plus tired and almost skipped this stop. Glad we did not. The ivory chair was unbelievable and then you look up in another room and you are right...More
This was our first stop in Ravenna. It was interesting to various artifacts from previously closed churches in Ravenna. Also inside is the Cappella di Sant'Andrea - which is beautiful and one of the UNESCO sites.
This museum behind the cathedral holds a wealth of church treasures from the area. Tombs, statues, vestments, silver, gold , paintings and three treasures of interest found nowhere else. First the bishop’s throne constructed of ivory panels with biblical themes, second the Easter calendar from...More
This museum is small enough to allow for a full tour of the collection without getting exhausted. The chapel's mosaics are a big draw, but so is the very early Christian bishop's throne, made of carved ivory. There is also a fascinating early calendar -...More
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)