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Via Santa Chiara 49 | Complesso Museale di Santa Chiara, 80134, Naples, Italy
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Reviewed 18 June 2016

The medieval church is a restoration, mostly destroyed in WWII. It is free, stark, without much decoration. However, you must visit the cloisters. If you are standing in front of the church, walk around to the left side to the entrance to the cloisters. The...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The huge church interior was reconstructed after World War 2 and is still impressive. There is no charge. There is a fee to enter the cloister/museum/archaeological site/library complex (which survived more or less intact). The cloisters have beautiful frescoes and mosaics, and are a surprisingly...More

Thank BaruchBarryPinnick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The church is so-so but adjacent outside is the cloister which was sooo impressive. Multiple outdoor paths lined with gorgeous citrus trees are all tiled in fantastic Majolica tiles with hunting scenes. The cloister opens at 9:30 am so plan a visit wisely.

Thank PaulSnood
Reviewed 8 October 2018

There's not much to see in the Chiesa di Santa Chiara as the church was bombed during the war - the reason why it is famous is because of its lovely cloisters, its museum (in which you can see some ancient Roman remains), its library...More

Thank Charlieboy55
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is a church/convent complex in the centre of Naples and the undoubted highlight is the tiled cloister with beautiful Majolica tiles. This was worth the price of entry by itself. You also see an archaeological area with the remains of Roman baths - which...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 October 2018

When you visit the city of Napels you should also go to the Santa Chiara Monastery. This is a place to do if you visit Napels. The Clares are still there and they try to support themselves by selling small items at the entrance of...More

Thank Croughs
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Wow! Cloisters can have a charm of their own, but add the beauty of Majolica tiling plus frescoes and you have a place of great serenity and beauty at the same time. Early morning lighting provides a golden glow that becomes washed out by mid...More

Thank bukbuk51
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Naples disappoints - run down and graffiti covered with rubbish in the streets it fails to impress even on the basis of the faded historic buildings but this monastery is something of an oasis amongst the other decay. The church is largely rebuilt after the...More

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We went into this Gothic church after visiting its magnificent painted Majolica cloister. The interior proved to be in excellent condition, though it has been around since the 14th century and received a Baroque makeover in the 17th century. That's because a 1943 aerial bombing...More

Thank Rumples
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Massive gothic church with a wonderful finely decorated cloister! It's one of the top cultural attractions in Naples,not to be misssed!

Thank lucadambro
Reviewed 14 December 2017

There is a beauty pleasure in the noisy town. The museum was closed but it was very good choice. I loved the colours and decorations.

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10 minutes walk I cannot add a google map link here.If you look it up in google map you will see how close it is to Universita. It is worth visiting anyway, especially in spring!
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