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This was a fantastic find in a super cool neighborhood. In hindsight I would have hired a guide as the online audio tour we found lacking. Highly recommend this interesting place plus the church is beautiful as well.
You can do this site coupled with...More
The San Lorenzo Maggiore is a nice church to visit whilst in Naples. It's grand with alcoves that are decorated with statues and paintings. The architecture of the church is very impressive with columns, arches, and decorative stone work throughout and the roof is stunning.
I had one and a half day's in Naples and made the time to visit the church only.
After travelling through Europe for 30 days and visiting churches and other sites.
Visiting the Basilica Maggiore which is situated in a very busy tourist area was...More
This is the mothership denoting the oldest and richest monumental complexes to be found in the city. Just take a close gander at the original wooden doors ala 14th century.. but tarry to fill religious curiosity and visit the cloister next door to appreciate the...More
Don’t miss visiting the underground Romam streets that were covered over due to flooding. They have now been excavated and a tour underneath is fantastic. Our tour guide explained everything in great detail which was absolutely fascinating. It is very well preserved and quite extraordinary...More
This 13th century church was built on an old Roman-Greek ruins that have been opened to tourists since 1992. The church entrance was difficult to find as there was work going on outside and the underground tour groups crowded the entrance.Inside was quite elaborate.
Basilica is almost invisible from far distance because it is incorporated into other buildings. All around basilica is very crowded with people and it is not possible to stop and enjoy in peace only from inside
Naples is such a fascinating city. Much to discover. San Lorenzo encompasses a timeline that has it's beginnings in the Greek period, travelling through to the Roman period and eventually to the medieval period. Unbelievable layer upon layer of ancient history. At the time of...More