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Museo Cappella Sansevero

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Built in the late 1500s, this gem of Italian artistic heritage was greatly influenced by the famous Raimondo de Sangro VII, Prince of Sansevero, a genius of science and invention.
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Via F. De Sanctis 19 / 21, 80134, Naples, Italy
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All reviews veiled christ cristo velato small chapel amazing sculptures no photos allowed anatomical models marble sculptures audio guide the main attraction works of art awe inspiring entry fee well worth the visit ticket office visit naples statue masterpiece
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Reviewed yesterday

Museo Capella Sansevero is a must see sight in Napoli. The veiled Christ is one of the most beautiful things we have ever seen.

Thank GlobalFamilyOdyssey
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were lucky to arrive when there was no queue and not too crowded inside. It's small but has so much history and pieces to view. I would definitely recommend purchasing an audio guide as well as we learned so much extra from this. Other...More

Thank JPL93
Reviewed 1 week ago

This chapel is actually a museum with several beautiful marble statues, some of them real masterpieces. The most famous of these statues is the Veiled Christ (Cristo Velato) was completed by Giuseppe Sanmartino in 1753. This marble statue is one of the world most touching...More

Thank V Nick F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing to see marble as thin as a blanket over JESUS & a Fisherman with a net hanging over his shoulder made of marble. The museum is not big but what is there is worth the trip.

Thank ronaldt18
Reviewed 1 week ago

mason hystory, the statue of Christo Velato is very particular and the others statues too. Buy the ticket online to avoid the queue

Thank Natasha S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This chapel was recommended by a couple of restaurant owners as one of the best sites to see in Naples (in the Top 3). Avoid Sunday morning, the queues to get in are enormous. It's also located very close to the Christmas decoration market, so...More

Thank rick_carnall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a small chapel but full of statues, Barroco, the recumbent Christ is impressive, the sculptural work is interesting. It is worth doing the visit

Thank mussol52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Made the trip to Naples from Sorrento on the Ferry. By far a better way to travel than by train. Although a bit more expensive. We went mainly to see the Veiled Christ. We arrived early afternoon and had no problem getting a ticket and...More

Thank 487lindab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a nice, small museum. We went solely for the veiled Christ statue and were pleased to find others that were just as impressive. The ticket price is expensive considering the size of the museum, but the veiled Christ statue is a sight worth...More

Thank lisafharris
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The marble carvings here are quire simply amazing. The Museu is very small, basically one room but it is well worth a visit. The queues can be quite long but it is possible to buy your ticket online and therefore skip the queue.

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rapamari
17 October 2018|
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George L
11 September 2018|
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Response from George L | Reviewed this property |
I would beleave that they store has books on every item that some one has wrote. I don't think it will lack much information.
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Response from Tiacai | Reviewed this property |
It can take 30 minutes, it also depends on how long you want to make it, because each piece after you listen to the review you also would like to give it another chance to check it!!!!
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