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Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli

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Founded in the 14th century as a Carthusian monastery, this museum contains a ceiling painting of the "Ascension" by Lanfranco and the ceiling fresco of the "Triumph of Judith" (1704) by Luca Giordano.
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Largo San Martino 5, 80129, Naples, Italy
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Easy to get to, at the top of the Vomero hill from where there are great views. An interesting museum, with a couple of well-preserved elegant horse-drawn carriages. Lovely 'hanging' gardens along the cliffside within the complex. Well-preserved cloister. And an excellent collection of old...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Well worth the bother of getting there, via the funicular from via Toledo. A really interesting monastery with stunning views over Naples and the Bay of Naples. The archways on the south west of the Certosa were cool and breezy, with benches that allow you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Henry J
Reviewed 24 August 2018

I was really confused about how it works in this museum. Information on the website are not actual, as some parts of exhibition which should be open were apparently closed. Without explanation, without reduced entrance fee. My children were looking forward to see the Navy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Slightly mixed review. On the plus side it is a beautiful location. There is a lot of restoration work underway but that shouldn’t take away from the fact that it is a remarkable building. There are many interesting things to look at as you wander...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

The place is in a state of repair and partially closed so it's not really worth visiting at the moment unless you're going to visit Castel Sant'Elmo anyway.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Set high above Naples in the leafy area of Vomero, this is best accessed using one of the funiculars unless you are feeling really fit! The views are just spectacular, there's a beautiful church with an outstanding floor, and the priors quarters feature some truly...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank PhilC466
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

We entered thinking we had access to the castle, and thought what we were seeing was a nice bonus. When we found out we did not have access to the castle, we actually didn’t care as what we had seen was way worth the money,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank David S
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Lying atop a hill in the Vomero district,the former monastery dominates the entire Golf of Naples . Founded in 1325 by Charles of Anjou Duke of Calabria, over the centuries the Charter House was enriched by a number of impressive artefact including marbles,frescoes, sculptures furnishes...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

This was a highlight of the trip to Naples. A big complex with extraoridnary church, choir, sacristy and the Treasure Chapel. It was such a great experience. There is a great cloister where you can rest a bit. You can spent here a half a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

So much to see here. The church is beautiful with lots of marble work on the walls and floor. The church sacristy has beautiful wood inlay pictures. The beautiful cloister garden with the well and the skulls. The naval museum where I was impressed with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Agree with post above. No need for taxi in Naples as brilliant transport system especially if you stock up on the right type of pass. I took the metro Line 2 to Amadeo and 5 mins walk to the Margharita Funicular. 4 stops to... More
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