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Museo Cappella Sansevero

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Address: Via F. De Sanctis 19 / 21, 80134, Naples, Italy
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Built in the late 1500s, this gem of Italian artistic heritage was greatly...

Built in the late 1500s, this gem of Italian artistic heritage was greatly influenced by the famous Raimondo de Sangro VII, Prince of Sansevero, a genius of science and invention.

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Cappella Sansevero

Visiting Naples, for a short time too, you need to visit Cappella Sansevero, in the historical center of Naples, one of the ( many) places you will never forgive! Open all the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Naples, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visiting Naples, for a short time too, you need to visit Cappella Sansevero, in the historical center of Naples, one of the ( many) places you will never forgive! Open all the year, but in December there will be a lot of people, and you will have to wait. To take pictures is forbidden.

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Pattani City, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A must see in Naples! In the historical heart of the city this place will bring you back in time, when alchemists were still alive, and their studies and the beauty of their arts are all in this little museum

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Bruxelles, Belgio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This "small" chapel contain a jewel that everyone should see once in the life. One of the most beautiful sculpture and mystery in the world.

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Extreme beauty and extreme creepiness all in one lovely church. We arrived in the morning. No waiting time. Do buy the tickets across the street

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this little chapel and the statues within it, especially the veiled Christ. We thought is was an amazing work. After waiting outside for an hour to see it though, they could have allowed us to take a photo without flash. This is the reason for the 4 stars instead of 5. They were very strict about this and had... More 

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Padua, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

probably best museum/chapel ever! I am crazy about the 2 statues called "Modesty" and "Disillusion" as well. Of course The Veiled Christ is cool and the other stuff.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, Sorry if I a don't look very intellectual. First you have to do a long queu, then you pay 7 euros and then you see that it is a small Chapel, beautiful though.

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Province of Naples, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked through Via San Gregoria Armeno (Christmas Alley) and the historical alleys of Naples to reach the Sansevero chapel and museum; this was exciting and interesting enough. Then we entered the chapel; an amazing building, and the magnificent carving of the veiled Christ is a must see. Also make sure you venture down to see the anatomical display.....the question... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After navigating the charming old Naples streets I finally found the Sansevero chapel. Christ's statue in marble was the most beautiful sculpture I had ever seen!, truly a thing of beauty. The place is marred by overzealous attendants but it is a small price to pay for enjoying this remarkable place

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located in an unpretentious neighbourhood, the "cristo bellato" is unquestionably one of the best statues you will ever see. Other statues and pieces of art also located in the museo also are worthy on their own but the centre-piece is a bucket list must see if you have any interest in art whatsoever.

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