Fodor's Expert Review Monastero di Santa Chiara

Ravello Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Along the path to the Villa Cimbrone lies this 13th-century monastery. The majolica flooring is one of its special elements, along with the matronaeum, or women's gallery, the only one left on the Amalfi Coast. Although the monastery is only open to the public for the early-morning Sunday service and special events (such as the Festa di Santa Chiara on August 11), the wheel used to deliver food (and at one time unwanted children) to the nuns is just inside the entrance and can be seen anytime.

Religious Building/Site/Shrine Historical

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Via Santa Chiara 9
Ravello, Campania  Italy

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