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  1. Italy
  2. Campania
  3. Naples
  4. Sansevero Chapel

Naples Cathedral and Sanservo Chapel Museum Tour

Product ID: 218928
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Explore some of the hidden gems of Naples through tunnels and squares in the historic center. Discover the legends and stories associated with the religious history of the city.
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Duration: 3.5 hours
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English, Italian
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  • Visit the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, famous for the annual ritual of the dissolution of the blood of San Gennaro
  • Taste some local Neapolitan foods
  • See the Sansevero Chapel Museum and the famous Veiled Christ sculpture
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Start the guided at the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, famous for the annual ritual of the dissolution of the blood of San Gennaro. It is one of the most important churches in the city from an artistic point of view, with architechtural styles ranging from pure Gothic of the 14th century to the 19th-century neo-gothic. Annexed to the Cathedral, see two other buildings of worship: the Basilica of Santa Restituita and the Royal Chapel of the Treasure of San Gennaro, which preserves the relics of the patron saint of the city.

Take a short stop to taste some local Neapolitan foods, before continuing to the Sansevero Chapel Museum. Within the museum, baroque creativity, beauty, and mystery combine to create a unique and almost timeless atmosphere. See the Veiled Christ, created by sculptor Giuseppe Sanmartino. renowned for the tissue-like quality of the marble from which it its carved. Wander through the eerie chamber, discover other notable works of art from the 18th century.
  • Entrance fees to all sites

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