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Pio Monte della Misericordia

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Address: Via dei Tribunali 253, Naples, Italy
Phone Number: 081-446944
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
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One of my favourite visits in Napoli: very interesting art through the ages, inspired by one key painting

This attraction took you through how art was affected by the naturalistic style of the Caravaggio. There are a number of pieces from not long after this painting which interpreted... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is hard to believe that this lovely place exists amongst the grime and disfunction of the area. Visited to see the Caravaggio and enjoyed our visit to this small but very interesting place. Well worth a visit if you happen to find yourself in this area.

Thank Colin S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This attraction took you through how art was affected by the naturalistic style of the Caravaggio. There are a number of pieces from not long after this painting which interpreted this style in different ways, but there are also lots of modern paintings, sculptures and so on from around the world, which were inspired by the painting itself, not just... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Many people may bypass this museum on the way to the church to see the Caravaggio but stay around to visit the museum as well. Is a quiet, small sized museum with a wide range of artifacts including furniture, fabrics, painting and statues from the 1600-1900s.

Thank Kai S
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

The great painting of the forms of pity worth the visit, but then also climbing the stairs to the museum halls stocked with paintings & display cases of papal documents & lore related to this charitable institution, aimed to aid the poor.

Thank sicelidas
Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Originally an organisation for the poor. The museum has mostly christian art and there is a churh too. Here you will find Caravaggios painting The 7 works of mercy in the church.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

There is an art gallery within the precinct of some interest but the main attraction is Caravaggio's masterpiece - The Seven Acts of Mercy - in the main church. The church itself is rather a strange octagonal shape and very tall.

Thank CJT007
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

This is the best Caravaggio in Naples. It has the benefit of a Euro1, English, interactive, video presentation explaining the 7 acts of mercy depicted in the picture. Definitely worth the entrance fee

Thank hem0116
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

By pure luck my mum and I dropped in to see the Seven Acts of Mercy and Mass was just about to start. We are Catholic so stayed for the service - us, the priest and about four others. It was unforgettable. No crowds, no one with phones - just the peace and serenity of the chapel. The complainers (below)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

People come to this church to see Caravaggio's Seven Acts of Mercy. The painting is incredible, although I must admit that it's slightly disappointing in the flesh because you can't get very close, so the details are not all easy to see. Don't miss the surprisingly large museum above the church, though, which has interesting paintings, documents of the purchasing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

I guess timing is everything, because I didn't have any of the problems mentioned in other comments. Mid morning on a Sunday and still I had no trouble getting in, waiting or fighting crowds. Although the museum staff where I got my ticket SEEMED to speak English, I still don't understand why they directed me to the other gallery of... More 

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