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Museo del Tesoro della Collegiata di San Lorenzo di Chiavenna

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Like The Catholic Crown Jewels!

It's not the easiest place to find, and I had to knock on the door (also the docent didn't speak... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2017
JCW703
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Arlington, Virginia
A small but important part of history

This is a small museum but has some wonderful treasures. The other reviews are really accurate as... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2016
Harry F
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Legnano, Italy
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Sep 4, 2017
“Like The Catholic Crown Jewels!”
Sep 22, 2016
“A small but important part of history”
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Piazza Don Pietro Bormetti 3, 23022 Chiavenna, Italy
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

It's not the easiest place to find, and I had to knock on the door (also the docent didn't speak any english, bummer), but the pieces are impressive and well displayed.

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Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

This is a small museum but has some wonderful treasures. The other reviews are really accurate as well as the photos. Note you have to press the button to the left of the door to enter. It may appear closed and the door will not...More

1  Thank Harry F
Reviewed February 21, 2016

Chiavenna is such an interesting place - this collegiate is well worth a visit - peaceful with interesting murals.

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Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

La pace (the peace)is an impressive masterpiece of gold and precious stones coming from previous Roman period and from far away even from Sri Lanka. The way it has been made and origin of components open a window on that old time astoningshly global! Anyway...More

1  Thank romke
Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Adjacent to the beautiful Church of San Lorenzo in Chiavenna is the Museo del Tesoro, a small but exquisite museum containing a variety of religious artefacts of the Catholic Church. From the brilliance of the "Pace de Chiavenna" to ancient artworks, priestly vestments, chalices &...More

1  Thank JudyCroome
Reviewed January 24, 2014

The Museo del Tesoro has a fine collection of treasures that were collected by the local Catholic church. These include medieval metal work as well as ecclesiastical robes and art for churches. The metalwork is priceless. Check out the church next door. If you are...More

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