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Museo Cappella Sansevero

Via F. De Sanctis 19 / 21, 80134, Naples, Italy
+39 081 551 8470
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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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“veiled christ” (633 reviews)
“cristo velato” (116 reviews)
“small chapel” (99 reviews)
Via F. De Sanctis 19 / 21, 80134, Naples, Italy
+39 081 551 8470
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Reviewed yesterday

Definitely a must when in Naples. The statue of the Cristo Velato is absolutely impressive. The whole Capella is just wonderful. Great stories around every corner.

Thank mercedes c
Reviewed yesterday

Small place but worth the queue to see this amazing artwork. Grumpy 'guards' kept shhhhhshing the visitors but stunning sculptures.

Thank alis0nf123
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Once there take an audio guide :you wont be able to understand and appreciate what you will see in front of you without an audio guide unless you do your own research about it prior your visit.

Thank Olga K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Admission is very reasonable, about 7 euros, much cheaper than other sites in Italy. Good restaurants nearby. Not easy to find as not well sign posted, had to use google maps! Interesting historical/cultural area of interest.

Thank daisy1305
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very interesting place. We did the last English tour and could come back the next day to see the museum as it was closed when we left. The lady who showed us around gave us plenty of information. Well worth paying the extra €1 for...More

Thank Liandra N
Reviewed 5 days ago

Small and intimate, but packs a punch. We took the audio tour €3.50 and it was worth it for the explanation of the extraordinary detail of the masterpieces on show. Took us less than an hour to walk round but it was really intriguing and...More

Thank stevoreeno
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wanted to make sure that we didn't miss the "Veiled Christ". One of the highlights of our trip. You know this small museum/chapel is important when locals smile and are happy when you tell them that you want to see the Cappella Sansevero. Truly a...More

Thank marie12345145
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the museum on a Sunday and we waited in line for 30 min, but it worth the wait. The mausoleum is decorated with the most beautiful sculptures and great paintings on the walls. "Jesus in vail" breathtaking. Ticket price is 8 euro/pers and...More

Thank Cristina C
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was on our must see list after researching prior to our trip to Naples. We had gone wanting to see the veiled Christ which we did and were amazed by it but what we hadn't expected was the plethora of other world class statuary...More

Thank steady2017
Reviewed 6 days ago

The atmosphere in the chapel is breathtaking, so many beautiful sculptures in one place. Not easy to find, nearest Metro is 'Dante' , then ask!

Thank summer201468
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Monica N
June 1, 2017|
Response from hopeful14 | Reviewed this property |
tough question. All are so different. Agree with PawPaw Slim, that for first timer Rome probably is place to start. Depending on how long you have, the high speed train from Rome can get you to both Florence and Napoli in... More
Monica N
June 1, 2017|
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Response from PawPawSlim | Reviewed this property |
To me, Napoli is the truest expression of how fun Italy can be, how great the food is over here, and how open and friendly the local residents are. However, the cilty can be a bit startling for many people. Rome would... More
Frank s
February 15, 2017|
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Response from Liliana B | Reviewed this property |
Not really the museum is open late, have a wonderful time, truly amazing.