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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 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Henry J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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

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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.

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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

1  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

1  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

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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

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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

1  Thank RenateV169
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This is a place worth visiting just for the amazing views over Naples, and the museum is interesting to. Especially if you love religious cribs, presepe. Just to see the Cuciniello one is really something! There is also paintings, a boat and a monastery and...More

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Response from guycc1 | Reviewed this property |
First Question better to take funicular up it’s more interesting than taxi then there’s a cafe outside with views over the city ...you must go back down the panoramic steps it’s fantastic