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28 Jul 2018
“Ouch!”
11 Apr 2018
“Wonderful interior- ornate tombs”
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Piazza San Gaetano 316 | Fra Via San Gregorio Armeno & Via dei Tribunali, 80138, Naples, Italy
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Is big and high off the ground, you got a it of climbing to do. Worth the effort though, a truly beautiful building on the inside.

Thank PARIS522
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Like many churches in Naples , exteriors seem austere . This one is no exception. Step inside though and you're in another world. Visited briefly on Easter Sunday but mass was on, so apart from admiring the stunning ribbed apse , it wasn't polite to...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

It’s down a small street with a lot of Christmas stuff. The Church looks small from the outside but it rather big inside. It’s not super ornate but it rather nice. Worth a stop.

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

We had no idea what church it was, as we came across it by chance, on our walk through the Napoli streets. Looked interesting from the outside so we decided to have a closer look inside. It is a rather nice looking church and it...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

One of many churches in Naples but this one stands out for how large it is inside. We had stopped for a drink nearby otherwise I would not have noticed externally as there was a lot of scaffolding up nearby. Inside is open plan and...More

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Fine basilica and cloister (Gothic and not baroque) but highlight Is Roman city partially excavated underneath. So for me tied for best church in Napoli (w S. Chiara).

Thank Neal B
Reviewed 13 November 2016

When you see it after all those churches you get some vertigo - they go one by one every ten meters. At least have a pic.

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Visited St Lorenzo Maggiore and went down to the Graeco-Roman level – it was as if you had entered a parallel world – streets, shops, markets – well lit and presented and you could easily imagine the hustle and bustle reflecting exactly what was going...More

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