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San Francesco di Paola

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Piazza Plebiscito, 80132, Naples, Italy
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All reviews piazza del plebiscito royal palace big square beautiful church huge basilica worth a visit dome colonnade pillars neoclassical imposing rome century mass austere graffiti architecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Imposing building on a lively square, but admiring it from the outside is sufficient since there really is not that much to see on the inside. just a photo-stop

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank werdlerswereld
Reviewed June 12, 2019 via mobile

This huge Basilica dominates the Piazza Plebiscito, the biggest square in the city. It reminds of St Peter Basilica in Rome in terms of big arched collonade in front of it, and also to Parteon in Rome, in terms of the design of the building...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank a1eksandar
Reviewed May 29, 2019

This started out as a tribute to Napoleon but as he was dispatched it was converted to a church and dedicated to Saint Francis de Paola and completed in 1816. It sits at the west side of the Piazza de Plabiscito in Naples (main square)...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed May 11, 2019

The church is located at the Piazza del Plebiscito square.Is a replica of Pantheon from Rome and the dome is 53 metres high.Is really impressive.The area is beautiful and at the night with the lights too.

Date of experience: January 2019
6  Thank christosorl
Reviewed February 8, 2019

Church of San Francesco di Paola, built in the Neoclassical style in the mid 19th century, it holds a long colonnade on either side of the main structure and an impressively large dome which we saw from the inside too.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

The ceilings are ridiculously amazing and that’s just 1 element. My partner took numerous photos. I lit a candle (push button electric- very nice) and wrote in the prayer book in the confession chapel. As a Christian Ifelt very at peace in the basilica and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CharleyCDC
Reviewed September 13, 2018

When you walk into the plebiscito square it's impossibile not to see the amazing architecture of this building. The inside is even more beautiful! If I just think on how good they were to construct such a monument already century ago, I'm still amuse! For...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Summ3rT1m3
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is a very unusual looking church as you approach it from the piazza and inside it is stunning. There was a mass on, as it was a Sunday but feel free to walk about. Its free to enter so worth a visit, even if...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed June 22, 2018

The outside of this church is definitely worth the visit to the square. The inside of the church was okay, it is kind of like the Pantheon in Rome. If it is open when you are there, by all means go in, but if it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JenandThom
Reviewed May 13, 2018

This beautiful church with its reference to the Pantheon almost dominates the piazza. The beautiful lion statues and pillars outside are very impressive. I enjoyed being inside but sadly you cannot take photos inside. After seeing many churches I can really not remember what it...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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There is no cost it’s an open church.
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