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Museo Cappella Sansevero

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Address: Via F. De Sanctis 19 / 21, 80134, Naples, Italy
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Built in the late 1500s, this gem of Italian artistic heritage was greatly...

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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Wonderful place to visit. Must be seen. If possible i suggest to hire audio guide to better understand and appreciate it

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Venice, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful place to visit. Must be seen. If possible i suggest to hire audio guide to better understand and appreciate it

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When i am in Naples i really like to go to Cappella Sansevero. The capella is basically just one hall but there is plenty to see. I once read about hidden illuminati signatures carved into the walls and the floor. My husband is not too much enthusiastic about arts but nevertheless he enjoyed visiting the cappella.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visiting Naples, for a short time too, you need to visit Cappella Sansevero, in the historical center of Naples, one of the ( many) places you will never forgive! Open all the year, but in December there will be a lot of people, and you will have to wait. To take pictures is forbidden.

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Pattani City, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see in Naples! In the historical heart of the city this place will bring you back in time, when alchemists were still alive, and their studies and the beauty of their arts are all in this little museum

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Bruxelles, Belgio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This "small" chapel contain a jewel that everyone should see once in the life. One of the most beautiful sculpture and mystery in the world.

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Extreme beauty and extreme creepiness all in one lovely church. We arrived in the morning. No waiting time. Do buy the tickets across the street

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this little chapel and the statues within it, especially the veiled Christ. We thought is was an amazing work. After waiting outside for an hour to see it though, they could have allowed us to take a photo without flash. This is the reason for the 4 stars instead of 5. They were very strict about this and had... More 

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Padua, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

probably best museum/chapel ever! I am crazy about the 2 statues called "Modesty" and "Disillusion" as well. Of course The Veiled Christ is cool and the other stuff.

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First, Sorry if I a don't look very intellectual. First you have to do a long queu, then you pay 7 euros and then you see that it is a small Chapel, beautiful though.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked through Via San Gregoria Armeno (Christmas Alley) and the historical alleys of Naples to reach the Sansevero chapel and museum; this was exciting and interesting enough. Then we entered the chapel; an amazing building, and the magnificent carving of the veiled Christ is a must see. Also make sure you venture down to see the anatomical display.....the question... More 

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