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Complesso Monumentale di Santa Chiara

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The Monumental Complex of St. Chiara, including the Church, the Monastery and the Convent, had been raised since 1310 to 1328 by the will of the King Roberto d’Angio and his wife Sancia of Majorca. The sovereigns, both devoted to St. Francis of...more
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Via Santa Chiara 49/c, 80134, Naples, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

To be honest we visited this Monastery just to look at the gardens, which are very pleasant and relaxing (apart from men taking selfies with their poodles ... ). Is it worth the 6 Euro entrance fee? Perhaps.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 1203Simon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic quiet oasis in the centre of Naples a must visit place, amazing gardens a great place to get some excellent photos !!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jason J
Reviewed July 31, 2019

We came here late in the afternoon to find the attraction closed we later realised they are only open until around 2pm on a Sunday. Great area to sit in the peaceful but don't sit on the mosaics there is plenty of seating around the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank tomj932
Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

Just a short stroll from the main pedestrian street, this quiet slice of paradise is a brilliant escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. There were no signs when we visited, to direct to the entrance, but trust Google maps and walk around...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank BlondeBunny
Reviewed July 14, 2019

You do not need a guide or to book in advance. If you are 25 or under take a passport as the price is reduced. Beautiful spot in the historic centre which includes a cloister garden (stunning and decorated throughout with porcelain tiled panel benches...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank DebsJane72
Reviewed July 13, 2019

Peaceful cloisters in the heart of the city with beautiful Majolica columns, stunning. Added extras are the remains of Roman baths to the side of the church, a museum and one of those Nativity scenes famous in Naples. Church itself is restored since a fire...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Christina B
Reviewed July 4, 2019

Having visited Naples some years ago and looking for something different, we visited here due to the good reviews. Not disappointed although it must be even more colourful when the trees are laden with oranges. Very pretty and not busy when we went. It is...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank edinburgher2
Reviewed June 26, 2019 via mobile

We peeked at this location in the afternoon and it was closed. We weren't sure its what we looked for. The other posts and pictures were not clear, so the next day on our way to the harbor we gave it another try. WOW. It...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Alon49
Reviewed June 20, 2019

very impressive renovation. the cloister is fabulous but the museum is extremely interesting as well , and very nice bookshop . a lovely visit, well done !

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank nicolas s
Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

The Santa Chiara complex in central Naples offers a quiet and picturesque refuge from the bustling streets surrounding this former monastic site. The mid-18th century renovation of the cloisters, and addition of majolica tiles, creates one of the most unique and beautiful cloisters I’ve ever...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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March 12, 2019|
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Response from KayW972 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Naples is not a car-friendly city. Santa Chiara is in an old part of town and although the streets are not as narrow as in the Spagnoli quarter, I wouldn't advise attempting to drive in the immediate vicinity. If... More
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September 26, 2017|
Response from Marco B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you pay only for the cloister.
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