Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli, Naples

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Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli, a 14th-century monastery, is now a museum containing what is considered the finest nativity scene in the world, featuring more than 160 people. Study the exhibits housed in the monks' former living quarters. Discover treasures, such as the ships of the Bourbon kings, fine religious artworks, ceramics, and historic maps. Stroll through the rooms of the monastery, cloisters, and gardens. You'll have excellent views of Naples, Mount Vesuvius, and the bay. Put Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli into our Naples travel itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Naples.
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  • Beautiful from the outside despite the yards, turning the other way and you see a beautiful view of Naples with Vesuvius in the background. Continuing within the visit is interesting between cribs, Royal carriages and boats and scale reproductions of the Bourbon period. The downside is in closed areas, and do not want to work of employees who turn some hits when they decide it's time to go (well before closing time) and see them wandering around the small groups of people to make it clear that it is now
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  • In scheduled visit to Naples, with expert guidance, I admired part of the Charterhouse (1300) and the Museum of San Martino. It sits on the Vomero hill from where you can admire a beautiful landscape around the Bay of Naples. Currently it is under renovation and houses the Museo Nazionale di San Martino. To visit the monumental courtyard, the Church, the naval section, the section of the cribs and the gothic vaults of the 1300, i.e. the Foundation of structure, where there are over 150 sculptures between inscriptions and statues such as that of St. Francis sculptured by g. Sammartino. But this visit is to be booked separately. Navy boats are on display in the naval section, including the Launches of 24 rowing real Charles of Bourbon. In the Central Hall two carriages, under Cribs, taken from the kitchen area of the ancient monastery, typical Neapolitan collector Bill Nativity triumphs m. Cuciniello, who donated his collection of about 800 State statues. The Church then is a masterpiece of Baroque art from the ' 600, a Museum of painting and sculpture which was attended by the largest Neapolitan artists of that time: Caracciolo, Reni, Ribera, Stanzione, Veronese, Sammartino with his Cheribini, note that the walls and vaults, the altar are richly painted or sculpted, all spaces are exploited by artistic flair. There is so much to see but should be further enhanced and publicized, the lighting is lacking even in daylight and, in some locations, seems to be abandoned to itself. Anyway absolutely ... to visit!
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  • Location in him even worth a visit because of this chartreuse, the view is superb on Naples and the Bay. Then a very nice Church, in good condition, beautiful paintings. If you like Saint Bruno go! The Museum is also interesting with its part on nurseries, there is one that is truly impressive. The Abbot's Palace also offers a very nice view, and has beautiful works of art. And we also admire the boats which the Umberto 1. However we n not understand how were managed openings of rooms, some were closed d others we opened at 6:00... This is correct because all this should be very precise with the purchase of the ticket..; but does he share of Neapolitan folklore?
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  • Great views, the open exhibits were of the nativity scenes and the royal navy. €6 entry
  • Beautiful craftsmanship in the church and fantastic views. Otherwise like many Italian museums parts might / will be randomly closed.
  • This monastery has fantastic panoramic views of Naples as well as glorious painted ceilings in the chapel.
  • Lots of old historic things to see and appreciate. Location is a 10 minute walk from the top of the Vomero-Montesanto funicular, so it's easy to get to but requires some walking. I was disappointed in how many rooms were closed to the public, buy then I was there in May and you might have better luck in a heavier touristy month.
  • The nicest view of the Med I have ever seen. Absolutly breathtaking. The collection and the buildings are not bad either