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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” (648 reviews)
“cristo velato” (118 reviews)
“small chapel” (100 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

Beautiful interior and unbelievable sculptures. The reclining sculpture of the shrouded Christ is truly incredible and the sculpture is so fine that the shroud appears transparent. Seven euros to enter the church was a little expensive. Not as much to see as expected. Other sites...More

Thank Carl D
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very small and "intimate" setting for a museum. The Museum is extremely busy, as the famous marble sculpture "Veiled Christ", by Giuseppe Sanmartino is here. There are other art pieces to be seen, especially downstairs you can find "bodies" with only the veins remaining,...More

1  Thank Sami B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The veiled Christ is one one the most beautiful statues I have ever seen in my life. This is a must in Naples

Thank nicebeard
Reviewed 1 week ago

Set in a narrow street to the right of Chiesa di San Domenico Maggiore very easily missed. But do try to visit. The box office is next door. The chapel is quite small but what greets you inside is truly memorable. In the centre lies...More

2  Thank ROY J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything the guide books say and more. No pictures allowed. I usually don’t “buy the book,”but worth it here.

Thank sf1949
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolute must see. The Veiled Christ is worth traveling to Naples in itself. The tape (5 € for 2) is worth it. Helps understanding the creation context greatly.

1  Thank Anne P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must see without any excuses. Get a guide or buy a guide book before (8Euro in the nearby bookshop).

Thank Mim_211
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the comparison with all local churches this one is tiny. But you will not see such sculptures somewhere else! It’s touching for sure. If you don’t like long lines and overcrowded spaces - first half of the day work better. Tickets are 7 Euro...More

Thank Muse-Tours-SPb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the chapel is charming the main attraction of the site is none other of the statue "The veiled truth" on the tomb monument in the center of the chapel. There are are other scluptures around the walls but not as impressive as this. It...More

Thank Gi_Mani_2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cappella San Severo is located at Via Francesco De Sanctis, 19/21, 80134. We almost didn’t make it as it was raining all day on the morning we decided to visit and the queue was around the block with no shelter from the rain but...More

1  Thank TimWandMelG
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Sarah B
12 November 2017|
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Response from Museo_Sansevero | Property representative |
Dear Sara, on our official website it is possible to purchase admission tickets to Sansevero Chapel Museum online. Check "Online tickets" section on the home page. Best reguards
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Monica N
2 June 2017|
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Response from hopeful14 | Reviewed this property |
tough question. All are so different. Agree with PawPaw Slim, that for first timer Rome probably is place to start. Depending on how long you have, the high speed train from Rome can get you to both Florence and Napoli in... More
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Monica 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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