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Sant'Anna dei Lombardi (Monteoliveto)

Via Sant'Anna dei Lombardi, 44,, Naples, Italy
+39 081 551 3333
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This church of Monteoliveto, or Sant'Anna dei Lombardi, is known for its quantity and quality of Renaissance sculpture.
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Via Sant'Anna dei Lombardi, 44,, Naples, Italy
+39 081 551 3333
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Sant'Anna dei Lombardi (Monteoliveto) is a great place to visit. Numerous art works, sculptures and the architecture is amazing.

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Wonderful place where to diving into an amazing example of Italian Renaissance art. The hidden Vasari’s sacristy will leave you breathless ! The full visit require a paying admission ticket, very cheap. At present this place is outside of the main tourist routes, but I...More

Thank Mario_naima
Reviewed 28 May 2017

All local churches have remarkable ceilings and impressive detail, this church stood out - the life size depiction of moments after the crucifixion a good portrayal of grief and loss. Also, Excellent restoration in progress which could do with contributions. What or where could the...More

1  Thank Ana P
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful church! We loved the Vasari frescoes, so bright and vivid and the presepe. If you go to Naples you can't miss it!

1  Thank janetterobins8
Reviewed 24 November 2016

The wonders in this church came as a complete surprise. The Aula Vasari is absolutely beautiful, with features unlike any we've seen elsewhere; I won't even try to describe them. Also astounding is a life-size lamentation of Christ in clay that my wife (who is...More

1  Thank dennisfr
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Be ready for a wonderful surprise. The curch is beautiful, but paying only 5 Euros you have access to one of the most amazing things I have ever seen. The beauty of the Cappella Vasari is hard to describe, you have to see it to...More

2  Thank babbua
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The church is a beautiful and sacred place. But you don't need to be religious to be moved by visit. A €5 donation each takes you into the areas being restored, and these are very impressive. There is a chapel which seriously has the feel...More

1  Thank Peter L
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Stunning ceilings and decorations. Lovely chapel to visit. Suggest you try to avoid busy times as can get rather crowded.

1  Thank SBSevenoaks
Reviewed 25 May 2016

well is did happen to walk near and was asking direction when I find this little treasure that is not really a must touristic church. I did find it to be beautiful reach in art and painting with its cultures to accomodate the feel.

1  Thank mje0250
Reviewed 12 August 2015

No intentions of seeing this place but we just 'happened' upon it...the paintings are incredible.....this is definitely a must see and no other tourists there when we visited so obviously not a popular tourist stop.....

2  Thank Glenis F
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