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Pio Monte della Misericordia

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 May 2012

I would recommend this for anyone interested in history of art, the chapel is unusual and of course, the Seven Acts of Mercy by Caravaggio is splendid. However, be sure to go upstairs to the trustee's meeting room and view it from the little balcony...More

5  Thank HEATHERFM
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Reviewed 10 July 2014 via mobile

Apparently this is a private church and it's closed on Wednesdays. Who knew? Guess what day we chose to travel from Rome to see Naples Caravaggios. Yup, on a mercoledi. Check website (or Google) BEFORE assuming it will be open. Oh yeah, the Capodimonte Museum...More

5  Thank Matthew_Horsfield
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This massive altar painting by Caravaggio occupies centre spot for all the right reasons and although there is an entry charge, its worth it to see this masterpiece. The museum occupies the upper floors and its worth a wander around but the really special experience...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an opportunity to see works of art hung where they were intended to be hung rather than in an art gallery. There is more to see than the paintings - even if you are not interesting in artwork, there is the building itself...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the Caravaggio contained within this church is magnificent, it is required to purchase tickets to the museum above, containing a picture gallery and church vestments. The gallery is interesting, but average in quality, affording views outside that are more interesting. Perhaps only worth it...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2018

This chapel and small art gallery is just round the corner from the Duomo or Cathedral in Naples. The elegant, circular chapel houses what many believe is Caravaggio's greatest masterpiece. You'll be able to identify it immediately as it simply jumps out at you. The...More

1  Thank Charlieboy55
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Napoli is rich in religious structures; whether medieval, gothic or baroque. This chapel stands exceptionally aloe in its intimacy, beauty, quiet and the fact that it holds one of Caravaggio's masterpieces. G.

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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Tickets for 7 euros can be purchased in a building opposite the main entrance. The church, built in 1601, was once used by a wealthy noble family as a private church. The seven works of mercy include: bury the dead, feed the hungry, shelter the...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2018

Simply loved the church and the museum. What an experience. Will come back again next time in Naples.

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Reviewed 21 September 2018

In the centro storico of Napoli,which is in itself a cultural experience, the star master piece is got to be Caravaggio the seven works of mercy, you can go in the church for free but you pay for the gallery. The history of the place...More

1  Thank giuseppe1953_29
Reviewed 21 September 2018

The church contains Caravaggio's altar piece "The seven acts of mercy" which is his most famous painting. It is incredibly moving. It is worth inserting 1 euro in the slot machine to read the explanation of the figures. We spent a long time gazing at...More

Thank Olga P
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Pio Monte Della Misercordia, was founded by the 7 Neapolitan nobles in 1602, conscious of the needs of the population they've dedicated part of their wealth and commitment to bring some comfort and solidarity to those in need. Since is foundation Pio Monte Della Misercordia...More

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Hi, the ticket price for families is 14€
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Hi Thank you for the kind words Caravaggio in Naples is available in three important structures: Pio monte della Misericordia, Capodimonte Museum , Palazzo Zavallos . The three structures are all available and open to the... More
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