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Museo Cappella Sansevero

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“veiled christ”(711 reviews)
“cristo velato”(130 reviews)
“small chapel”(108 reviews)
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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Via F. De Sanctis 19 / 21, 80134, Naples, Italy
+39 081 551 8470
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All reviews veiled christ cristo velato small chapel no photos allowed amazing sculptures anatomical models marble sculptures audio guide the main attraction works of art awe inspiring entry fee well worth the visit ticket office visit naples statue masterpiece
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Reviewed today via mobile

We had a full day trip in Naples and this was one of the best place in the world! The Christ and all the statues all around transmit a unique emotion. I recommend to buy tickets online. Go in! Go to Naples!

Thank Carl T
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a truly unforgettable experience, more so because of the adventure finding it, and the volunteers leading the tour finish with such a passionate description of their work to save the church in order to save their community. But the catacombs are amazing, unlike...More

Thank St0chastic
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Small chapel with beautiful marble statues and history. The Vailed Chirst was the most impressive. No need for audio phones. Lots of written history in English. Line was fairly short. We walked but you will need a good GPS system to find it!

Thank Fay K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Would advise get the audio guide - really helps make sense of things. A small chapel, but so much there and really interesting. We don’t usually go in for the church visits - but this was really enjoyable. The sculptures are stunning, and the spooky...More

Thank SquirrelyCody
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very small, but very beutifull chapel. Il Cristo Velato is a beautiful sculpture. However, other sculptures are good too.

Thank Jonas F
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a very inexpensive self guided tour to take (around 7 Euros). The marble work inside the chapel is breath taking.

Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Book ahead to queue jump for this stunning art. Also, don't miss the audioguide to give you the backdrop to all the pieces and the people behind the creation of these masterpieces. Yes, it might seem a little expensive when the cappella (and crypt) is...More

Thank scud56
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You cannot miss visiting this place! Could remain hours admiring the astonishing effect of marble sculptured in a so wonderful way! The "Cristo Velato" sculpture left me with no breath for a long while. A sculpture that can be with no doubt compared to the...More

Thank pietrop781
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a busy place, so if you are time limited try to get tickets in advance. The private chapel has the statue of the veiled Christ, but look at the upright statues to the right and left for even more impressive representations of remarkable...More

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No pictures inside and an higher-than-average entrance fee. However, it is absolutely worth it if you love sculptures. The audioguide gives a lot of information and is a must if you really want to understand everything. If you are it interested in the anatomical models,...More

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George L
September 11, 2018|
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Response from George L | Reviewed this property |
I would beleave that they store has books on every item that some one has wrote. I don't think it will lack much information.
Mitchell R
September 5, 2018|
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Response from Tiacai | Reviewed this property |
It can take 30 minutes, it also depends on how long you want to make it, because each piece after you listen to the review you also would like to give it another chance to check it!!!!