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Chiesa dell'Arte della Seta - Complesso dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo

Via San Biagio dei Librai 118, 80138, Naples, Italy
+39 331 420 9045
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What an unexpected delight!

Fantastic, and I mean FANTASTIC tour by passionate volunteer guides who will explain the important... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
WNHD
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Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom
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Speechless Beauty - A Treasure

We came in off the street as an impulse, and we are so glad we did. We had a fantastic, extremely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Adam D
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The Association RESPIRIAMO ARTE offers a unique tour in the Church of Art of Silk of Saints Philip and James. Tour's duration is 30 minutes, it walking inside the story of noble Silk Art and includes the visit of the Church and some secret special place: the remains of frescos of XVI century, the wood Neapolitan Sacristy of XVIII century, the Crypt where men of Silk Corporation were buried and archaeological remains in the inside courtyard. A guided tour that returns to Naples the title of City of Silk. Guided tours every 40 minutes with admission until 30 minutes before the closing. The Guided Tour in English language is possible with a descriptive brochure of the places and their history but always following the tour group in Italian language.
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2 weeks ago
“What an unexpected delight!”
2 weeks ago
“Speechless Beauty - A Treasure ”
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Via San Biagio dei Librai 118, 80138, Naples, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic, and I mean FANTASTIC tour by passionate volunteer guides who will explain the important history of silk production in Naples but also take the visitor unexpectedly to the underground crypt where they recently also discovered Roman buildings and a Greek marble plinth underpinning it....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came in off the street as an impulse, and we are so glad we did. We had a fantastic, extremely personal tour from a guide that was utterly passionate about his work. This is far more than a church, with layers of history below...More

Thank Adam D
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We were quite looking forward to visiting this church after seeing the other reviews. We found it easily as it is in a main area and walked in to admire it, to us it was more appealing than most churches as we actually liked seeing...More

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I had chance to bump into this church which is being refurbished by a wonderful team of Italian guys willing to give back to the community this lost piece of grace. I do recommend their tours in this incredible jewel of architecture which those people...More

1  Thank Diego Armando V
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

This is a very magic place!!! ... the church is unique and the catacombs are very suggestive. Among all the beautiful things of Napoli, it is a must!!!! 😍😍😍😍😍

1  Thank Valeria L
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My guide was an extremely kind young lady and the visit was very very interesting. You'll hear the stories of young girls saved from prostitution and of a powerful corporation and you'll also see one more hidden masterpiece: a wooden altar with an amazing perspective....More

1  Thank babbua
Reviewed 27 October 2015

interesting church in the center of Naples, the surrounding area is not well maintained, there is a lot of traffic and if you do not pay attention you will miss it, but for those who like old churches this is one of those.

Thank Tammy U
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