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Museo Cappella Sansevero

Via F. De Sanctis 19 / 21, 80134, Naples, Italy
+39 081 551 8470
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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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  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“veiled christ” (598 reviews)
“cristo velato” (111 reviews)
“small chapel” (92 reviews)
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Via F. De Sanctis 19 / 21, 80134, Naples, Italy
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+39 081 551 8470
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Going to the chapel itself took us through the little streets of Naples which was very enjoyable. The chapel itself is small but crammed with lovely sculptures but The Veiled Christ is awesome ! It's so realistic you can still see his veins pumping !...More

Thank sylwette
Reviewed 2 days ago

Unassuming Cappella on a sidestreet off a main thoroughfare. Blink and you'll miss it. Ticket booth is next door. Enter directly into the main room where the Veiled Christ is directly in the center. Oh and ahh as much as you'd like but no pictures...More

Thank Lilgurl25
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We paid 9 euros each to visit the fascinating crypt but misunderstood the lady at the kiosk and entered via the right hand side rather than hers to the left. We did not want to wait 45 minutes for a guide but missed to chance...More

Thank paulm1954
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have visited this museum in May and in my group there were children. We all agreed that the sculptures looked so real. Some details were stunning and we almost made up a game of finding the most! The Christ plays the main character: it's...More

Thank Mont92
Reviewed 3 days ago

this place is mind-blowing--even though its a bit $$$, 7 euros to get in, it is a must see experience, especially if you love sculpture. there are no photos permitted, and you can't even sneak it in. the whole place only take 30 minutes max,...More

Thank mark j
Reviewed 6 days ago

This beautiful and very small chapel has an interesting featured sculpture but that's it. The guards bark at patrons not to take pictures and it's overpriced.

Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is a private chapel built by Sansevero family, it contains impressive statues such as il cristo velato. Chapel is hidden Naples narrow street, entry is pricey when you compare with archeology museum etc, no information or map available in our visit too. It is...More

Thank elfbigblue
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a day trip to Naples while holidaying in Sorrento. We were recommended locally to visit this museum to see the veiled Christ. I would say that seeing the veiled Christ is probably one of those "bucket list" things that you have to do...More

1  Thank CHB_Leeds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The centerpiece sculpture is amazing and worth a visit but this is only worth a short visit and not as exciting as some of the other amazing attractions in the city so plan your time carefully.

Thank 777jmb
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been told this was worth a visit and I agree. The carving involved in creating that wonderful creation is amazing. The rest of the statues were wonderful as well. I really loved the netting on one of them. I was sorry that no...More

Thank Jean N
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Response from PawPawSlim | Reviewed this property |
To me, Napoli is the truest expression of how fun Italy can be, how great the food is over here, and how open and friendly the local residents are. However, the cilty can be a bit startling for many people. Rome would... More
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Response from Liliana B | Reviewed this property |
Not really the museum is open late, have a wonderful time, truly amazing.
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