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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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 July 2015

With Naples main train station at your back look high above Piazza Garibaldi & you will see the Certosa / St. Elmo, & San Martino Museum. Take the R-2 Bus to the end of the line at the San Carlo Opera house. Walk a few...More

13  Thank leecee2015
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

yes the place is beautiful and the view over naples incredible, but when we arrived, all the museum doors were closed (apart from the one with the ships). it seems that there are guided tours to be followed if you want to visit the museum...More

5  Thank TH_BXL
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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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

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

Thank Greet-curator
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

Thank Rob B
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

Thank Aragorn65
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
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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
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