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“A must.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Museo Cappella Sansevero

Museo Cappella Sansevero
Via F. De Sanctis 19 / 21, 80134 Naples, Italy
+ 39 0815518470
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Ranked #1 of 328 things to do in Naples
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Owner description: 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.
Lancashire UK
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“A must.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

In a small chapel, hidden away in the Centro Storico and of unprepossessing exterior are three astonishing pieces of sculpture (well described by other reviewers) a basement containing two extremely creepy anatomical models and a painted ceiling, which may not be on a par with Sistine Chapel but has an interesting tromp l'oeil painting at one end representing a dome. I certainly had to look twice. Tickets to be bought at a kiosk across the alley and there is no need to tip the beggars who point you towards it. Just visit it.

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“Short but good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This small museum off the beaten path has some very intricate art works in it. Short but good, wish we could have taken pictures of some pieces

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“Fantastic !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This small chapel , well hidden down a little alleyway is fantastic ! The statues of the Veiled Christ and Modesty are beautiful and very moving. The ceiling is beautiful as is the floor. Please go !

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“statues of wonder”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

the famous veiled christ, at the centre of the chapel, surrounded by other 2 statues (la pudicizia and a sort of fishermen) that are worth the ticket. In the underground there are 2 anatomical machines full of mistery. It's a pity that there aren't many indications on how to reach it

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“At least overprices”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This so-called museum offers you about half an hour sight-seeing possibility. While I could agree that the statues are quite impressive and the information about them is comprehensive; I would never rank this place #1 in Naples. If you have other plans, you should not change them just for the purpose of this sight.

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