Chiesa dei Girolamini, Naples

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The Church and Convent of the Girolamini or Gerolamini is a church and ecclesiastical complex in Naples, Italy. It is located directly across from the Cathedral of Naples on via Duomo. The facade is across the homonymous piazza and street (Via Tribunali) from Santa Maria della Colonna. It is one block west of Via Duomo.HistoryThe church was built site of an earlier building, the Palazzo Seripando, which was bought in 1586 with 5500 ducats for the priests of the Congregation of the Oratory of St Philip Neri. Archbishop Mario Carafa, had requested disciples from the order, and received the future cardinal Francesco Tarugi. Once the Palace was demolished, construction started in 1592 using by the Florentine architect Giovanni Antonio Dosio, with help by Nencioni. Completed in 1619, the church was in a sober Florentine Renaissance style, with a Latin cross with three naves supported by arcuated colonnades and with lateral chapels. It was initially consecrated to the Birth of the Virgin of and All Saints (Ognisanti).There are two cloisters: the first cloister is called the "chiostro maiolicato" from its embedded maiolica tiles. A much larger second 17th-century cloister, is accessible through the first; this cloister hosts the entry to both the "Quadreria" or art collection, which had been previously housed in the sacristy of the Church, and the magnificent library of the Oratorian Fathers, the Biblioteca Girolamini, now run by the Italian state. The facade and other reconstructions were completed by Ferdinando Fuga in 1780. The facade statues of St Peter or St Paul were sculpted by Giuseppe Sammartino.
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  • It hurts to know that it is closed for sad reasons. But who has visited is a lucky person. A show. To see and review. A true wonder unknown to many.
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  • Very good located complex, with a rich library, except for the church includes a monastery. Construction at the end of the 16th century, Don Luis, and the Church was dedicated to the Saints, and the Paternoster. Located in one of the major antique street, where there is a lot of salaries and churches.
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  • The date is not quite precise but, it does not matter, what matters is that with a few euros you can visit one of the most beautiful and attractive complex of Naples. In his library, not yet open for notes and sad reasons we can imagine g. Vico sitting, it's him, admire the two cloisters, the picture gallery, the Church. Unimaginable to think that more than a few steps that give access to the we can find the Girolamini Plexus, as folded up into another world. Not to be missed .... why not forget anymore.
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  • The entry to the Girolamini complex is not through the main facade of the church on Via dei Tribunali but around the corner on Via Duomo across the street from the Duomo.
  • Very beautiful church 👌
  • unfortunately the city of Naples currently is very poverty stricken. almost all of their beautiful historic churches are closed and going to ruin, this one included. I only ever saw trash pile up in front of this church the 4 different days I passed by it while in Naples. it was never open any of those days
  • The Church of the Girolamini (or Gerolomini, or San Filippo Neri [1]) is a monumental Church of Naples, situated in the homonymous Basilica-type architectural structure, with wide and dedicated to the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary and all the Saints. Its decoration in gold, marble and mother of Pearl the earned him the title of Domus aurea. Its interior has a concentration of works of great quality of Neapolitan artists that Emilian and Roman extraction Tuscany, making it, along with the adjoining convent, one of the most important monuments of the city. [3] the entire building has within it not only by the Church, even a prestigious picture gallery (first public) [4], a rich library (the oldest public library in Naples and second in Italy) [5], two cloisters and finally the oratorio dell'assunta (also known as "artists"). The monumental complex was declared a national monument in 1866 with the subversive laws of ecclesiastical patrimony.
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  • Beautiful fine art gallery and even more beautiful the cloister or rather the cloisters.
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