Chiesa di San Giovanni Maggiore, Naples

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  • June 28, 2017
    What is presented here as a church, it's actually a Byzantine Basilica, including 4 in Naples but whose core goes back to the time of Emperor Constantine. It is a must visit, and after restoration and Foundation Management Engineers Naples is often also hosts conferences and concerts, with a busy schedule. Huge and impressive interior space, unexpected in an area of high congestion!
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  • June 26, 2017
    the Church of San Giovanni Maggiore and the city of Naples is a beautiful church, place of worship and aggregation of the faithful
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  • June 11, 2017
    Might seem like yet another Neapolitan Baroque church, but special attention is to be accorded to the apse, representing the ancient Foundation of structure, dated to 324, with subsequent expansion in the second half of the 6th century, when the Church was one of the 4 basilicas along with San Giorgio Maggiore, the Holy Apostles and Pietrasanta. The sequence of arches divided by pilasters surmounted by capitals tell of that era. The restoration of the nineteenth century they covered, or maybe saved, the ancient structure, and still worth a visit!
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  • Ancient basilica largely reconstructed in the 17th century.
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  • Ancient basilica restored by a few years since the Foundation of the order of engineers. We perform liturgical celebrations and charities. During the week, classes and conferences for engineers.
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  • Wonderful Basilica, we organize various events and I attended a wonderful concert
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  • view on the Nativity 2017, with a series of reproductions of all works of art in painting that raffigiurano the Nativity, ongoing works of archaeological dig under and around the altar are discovering the ancient remains.
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