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Bursting with so many interesting sculptures.. mesmerising features and historical information..I would have liked to stay here for much longer to take in the atmosphere, but there was nowhere to sit, we had to keep oving and walking about... surreal surroundings!
While walking in Spaccanapoli we spotted this church more than once and thought it was nothing special from the outside, so we walked on.
Before leaving we were wandering nearby once more and this time we did go in and visit it. The church is...More
I went to a bunch of the churches in Naples and this one is far and away the best. It doesn’t look that great from the outside but inside it’s great. The main alter is full of detail and the side alters are all great....More
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
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
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
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
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