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Went into this church because it was there and spotted that there was a small musem for a few euro extra. Bought the ticket and went in not really doing any research on what to expect.
There is a room with 42 velvet covered coffins...More
The church and the attached monastery is located in front of the university of Neaple, "L'Orientale". The visitor should not miss the guided tour to the monastery, led by a young and qualified lady.
We discovered the enigmatic Christ, Salvator Mundi of Leonardo school. The...More
If you enjoy visiting incredible churches like we do, make time to visit Chiesa di San Domenico Maggiore. We were simply walking along roads our host had suggested enjoying the day and found this by accident. 3 hours later we were so glad we did....More
Unknowing we went out of way to this church to mainly see the Caravaggios. They are now in the Capodimonte museum up the hill. What a disappointment. The church does have some fine art, but these were the best. How did they talk the church...More
After visiting Rome, Sorrento & Capri we had one day in Naples. We stumbled across this church for some shade to be honest however what a great find. The best church visited outside of St Peters. Amazing things to see inside.
I am writing this after my return home from Naples and know that there are loads of beautiful churches in Naples. This was the first that really amazed me with its beautiful arches, ceiling art and religious iconography. I am not religious, my girlfriend is,...More
We came across this church while walking in Naples one afternoon. We went inside and to our amazing surprise saw the beauty of this structure. It is very impressive inside. The altars are beautiful and well done. Such a great interior. You can't help but...More
Only ten minutes walk from Piazza Gesu Nuovo and Santa Chiara. An austere exterior but climb the steps and once inside, just marvel at its beauty.
Entry to the church is free but donations are asked for - 2 euros seemed fair. Entrance to the...More
Simple and quite modest from the outside, impressive on the inside. Beautiful interior decorations, paintings and statues of this 14th century basilica, founded by the friars of the Dominican Order. The "Sacred Relics Chamber", best known as “Treasure Chamber”, was built in 1690 with the...More
We first spied this church when visiting the big square -- Piazza San Domenico Maggiore -- below. After lunch, we climbed 46 steps from the square to an entrance that took us into a 10th-century church around which the 13th-century Chiesa di San Domenico Maggiore...More