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Complesso Museale di Santa Chiara, Naples

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Churches, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 1,800+ reviews on the web
Constructed in 1310 as a burial site, Complesso Museale di Santa Chiara shares Neapolitan religious and artistic history. Explore the Gothic-style basilica and its ten chapels. Destroyed during World War II, the basilica was restored in the 1950s. Examine the intricate designs and grand decorations of the royal tomb. Admire the mosaics, fresco remnants, and Renaissance-era statues throughout. The museum features artifacts from the monastery as well as details about the complex's origins. Put Complesso Museale di Santa Chiara into our Naples trip itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Naples.
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  • Wonderful Santa Clara, destroyed by the bombs of the second world war and return to rebuild to its original purity. The Gothic church is an extraordinary elegance and beauty, and retains the mausoleum of the Royal House of Bourbon and the two Sicilies, last reigning House in Naples and southern Italy before unification. THE cloister of "tiles" or popular type ceramics is a particular and colourful beauty. Another essential place in Neapolitan cultural route.
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  • The cloister, the Roman baths, the Church of Santa Chiara with its monastery steeped in history.
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  • The garden was beautiful and the tiles were unlike anything I had seen in other churches. As I can sometimes got a bit "churched-out" in Italy, I really liked something with an obvious difference. A p...  read more »
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