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Chiesa di San Giovanni a Carbonara

Via Carbonara, 4, 80010, Naples, Italy
+39 081 295873
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This was easily my favourite church in Naples.

Whilst most churches in the city have been heavily 'Baroqued', this one retains many of its... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
valnowell
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
What a gem!

Prepared to be knocked out! This is a gem. The wall paintings are mostly medieval and captivating... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
Adrian H
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Via Carbonara, 4, 80010, Naples, Italy
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+39 081 295873
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst most churches in the city have been heavily 'Baroqued', this one retains many of its Medieval and Renaissance features. The main chapel in the apse is a delight, with its lively, colourful fresco cycles and beautiful majolica tiled floor. This quirky, unusual building is...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Prepared to be knocked out! This is a gem. The wall paintings are mostly medieval and captivating. The sculptures stunning. It is free to get in and twice a week local college students offer guided tours which is great training to them and fun for...More

1  Thank Adrian H
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I would not have known about this but for the suggestion of my friend Grazia, who teaches art in Napoli. The elliptical staircase alone is worth a visit. It was designed by the same architect, Sanfelice, who created the Palazzo Spagnolo in the Via Vergini....More

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Chiesa di San Giovanni a Carbonara is located a bit away from the main streets and probably not one of the typical tourist attractions. The church is rather unimpressive from the outside - still, the more beautiful it is from the inside: The walls are...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful church. The medieval frescos are just stunning and so many of them. The frescos depicting medieval monastic life are very interesting. There are also a selection of beautiful paintings depicting scenes from the life of Christ. These are all in the...More

1  Thank BM6478
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Chiesa di San Giovanni a Carbonara is a lovely place. It is several hundred years old and it contains some really magnificent art works. It is a site you should visit if you are in the area.

1  Thank Dimitris L
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

If you are visiting the Madre Museum or the Duomo, this church is a short walk from these sites and it is a little off the beaten path and you may think from the outside that it is closed or you got the wrong church...More

3  Thank Florenzoo
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

An easy walk to this beautiful church! Be sure to stop by and explore the inside regardless of your religious beliefs!

1  Thank etraveler123
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

This church was located just in front of my hotel so I went several times and always was closed, finally, my last day in Naples I reached this place open and by far is the best thing happened to me there, outside you will see...More

1  Thank Rogelio_Cuellar
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

- if you are looking for the history, local culture and Christian places. Centrally located you may not miss it.

1  Thank silencd
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