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Address: Via F. De Sanctis 19 / 21, 80134 Naples, Italy
Phone Number: + 39 0815518470
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Description: Built in the late 1500s, this gem of Italian artistic heritage was greatly...
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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Art fan or not, you should mot miss this hidden jewel, the statues inside - mainly the Cristo Velato - are worth the trip. You can stand very close to the statues, even touch... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Washington, DC
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This museum is very small and had some nice sculptures. Unfortunately, I don't think it's worth the cost of admission.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Despite the crowds this museum had some incredible artworks and medical amazements to see. Obviously the jewel in the crown was the breathtaking Veiled Christ but there was so much more to see.

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Art fan or not, you should mot miss this hidden jewel, the statues inside - mainly the Cristo Velato - are worth the trip. You can stand very close to the statues, even touch them, and you will be astonished to see how the author - not a so famous one - can have produced such masterpieces usong a single... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

The main attraction is of course the Veiled Christ, and it is very impressive. But there is plenty of other art here and it's an interesting place to explore. I particularly liked the stripped down corpses showing the muscles and veins of the male and female bodies, but maybe I just like the macabre!

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Catania, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Difficult to find but well worth the trip. Unbelievable art! Cannot believe how it was done. Beautiful. Educational.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

The admission for this museum was relatively cheap and worth every penny. Although the big attraction is the statues and veiled christ by favorite part of the museum was the conserved circulatory system in the basement. A definite must see in Napoli.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

The small, nondescript Capella Sansevero is not easy to find but inside lies some beautiful sculptures, three of which stand out for their amazingly life-like features. First, the "Veiled Christ" shows the marble sculpture of a crucified Christ covered by a piece of cloth which looked so thin, transparent and unbelievably realistic that Christ's facial and body features as well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The Veiled Christ is spectacular, but I also loved the "Disillusion" statue of a man breaking free of a fishing net. The fishing net really looks like rope, not marble. In the crypt, there are intriguing male and female preserved circulatory systems. In the gift shop, there is a plaque with the biography of the Prince who built the chapel.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

One of the best opera, artwork in town . It is a mystical experience and very touching even if you are not religious . The Christ looks like a human still breathing . To visit! Absolutely

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We spent an hour finding this, even thought is just 3 minutes from our hotel!!! It is not very well signed posted and we kept going round and round in circles. It was the one place I really did wish to see, only to arrive and find its shut on Tuesday's!!! As we were going home the next morning, we... More 

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Address: Address: Via F. De Sanctis 19 / 21, 80134 Naples, Italy
Phone Number: + 39 0815518470
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Naples

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