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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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“veiled christ” (611 reviews)
“cristo velato” (113 reviews)
“small chapel” (96 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

Very interesting. The marble statue of the Christ is amazing and so are the two anatomic machines. A short and unique visit

Thank ayeletohana
Reviewed 4 days ago

Tiny Private Chapel next door to the the Important Church of San Domenico( Worth a visit as well) Entrance fee 7 euro. The shrouded Christ lay in the middle ; Pay attention to one of the Family sanctified Lady veiled in marble. The Taxi driver...More

Thank spalditito
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The veiled Christ is definitely worth the que. If visiting Naples it is a must see! Unfortunately there was no photos allowed.

Thank ShaunaBrennan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is truly beautiful inside, and I really recommend taking the audioguide: they cost 5€ for two people or 3.5€ for one and they Gove detailed and interesting information. The entrance is a bit expensive: 7€ for a visit that with the audioguide is more...More

Thank ljouf
Reviewed 1 week ago

Florence has Michaelangelo's David, but Napoli trumps with the Veiled Christ. Words nor pictures can describe the details and subtlities of the magnificent sculpture. How a hard piece of marble can be worked to seem soft, transparent, flowing is amazing. If you see nothing else...More

1  Thank Blkduck
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not for any visit skip this excellent Chapel, overloaded with sculptures that beguile. In spite of its popularity, if you visit early, you can have this chapel to yourself, drinking in the plaintive Cristo Velato, which, in the imaginative, summons up the feelings of...More

1  Thank Piero C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here as we were recommended by someone we met to go see it. However the entrance fee is €7.50 each and if you wanted an audio guide €3.50. Not really worth it in my opinion. And yes bit off putting not being able...More

Thank enzedwelly
Reviewed 1 week ago

If for no other reason the Veiled Christ marble sculpture must be seen. Pictures just do not convey the brilliance of the artist Giuseppe Sanmartino

Thank Chris C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went an hour before closing on a Sunday and there was no queue. The Veiled Christ is an impressive artwork. The museum itself is only very small so would probably take max 20min - that's if you had the headpiece that tells you about...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful MUST SEE gem of Naples! I can barely find the right words to describe the beauty we have seen there. We've spent ages going from one art piece to another, simply admiring the splendid work of art. The statue of Veiled...More

1  Thank PieTravels
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2 June 2017|
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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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15 February 2017|
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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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