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Sant'Anna dei Lombardi (Monteoliveto)

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Address: Via Sant'Anna dei Lombardi, 44,, Naples, Italy
Phone Number: +39 081 5513333‎
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Description: This church of Monteoliveto, or Sant'Anna dei Lombardi, is known for its...
This church of Monteoliveto, or Sant'Anna dei Lombardi, is known for its quantity and quality of Renaissance sculpture.
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brilliant little chapel at the end....

No intentions of seeing this place but we just 'happened' upon it...the paintings are incredible.....this is definitely a must see and no other tourists there when we visited so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Geelong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

No intentions of seeing this place but we just 'happened' upon it...the paintings are incredible.....this is definitely a must see and no other tourists there when we visited so obviously not a popular tourist stop.....

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Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This is one more of the several dozens of beautiful churches you can see in Naples. Make sure you get there during the opening hours, as it is not always open. Esta es una mas de las varias docenas de bellisimas iglesias que se pueden visitar en Napoles. Solo procuren estar en las horas de servicio, para tener chance de... More 

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Armonk, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Look up, see the ceilings. Look around at the walls and chapels as well as main altar. Churches of this period are a glut of eye candy. This one deserves attention. Walk slowly, do not go when a service is conducted.

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Lugano, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Nice church, but the chapel at the right end is what you will look for! Paintings, woodcrafts with the perspective of a painting...

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

Follow the signs and go back to the chapel. The inlaid wood pictures are tremendous along the walls of the chapel. We enjoyed looking at each individual picture. The workmanship is remarkable.

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Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Fantastic view from the terrace. Otherwise found it a bit stuffy especially the crib exhibit. Maybe cribs are not my thing.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We found this by accident. Well worth a visit. The church is beautifully decorated with frescoes and wood panels. I'm disappointed that I didn't know more about this church so I could have appreciated it's beauty and artistic importance at the time. Do your research and come prepared!

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This church houses Guido Mazzoni's spectacular Pietà and an absolutely beautiful sacristy. The walls are covered with gloriously inlaid wood panels by Giovanni da Verona and the ceiling has Giorgio Vasari's frescoes. Magic!

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Bristol
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Why were there only six people to see the Vasari ceiling on the morning we visited? We were blown away. Where is the booklet to explain the symbols?

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Liverpool
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We found this quite by chance taking a shortcut to Spaccanapoli. We having been coming to Naples for 10 years or more and had never noticed it. The church itself is well worth a visit, but the highlight has to be the side chapel completely covered in frescos by Vasari, and artist whose work is very rarely seen and who... More 

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