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San Francesco di Paola

Piazza Plebiscito, 80132, Naples, Italy
+39 081 764 5133
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“huge dome” (4 reviews)
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Piazza Plebiscito, 80132, Naples, Italy
+39 081 764 5133
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The dome of the basilica dominates the surrounding square. In side is a welcome peaceful break from the noise of Naples. Well worth a look inside to see the vast dome from below.

Thank MisterD25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

San Francisco di Paola is a huge Basilica dominating the huge Plebiscite Sq. where Naples joined unified Italy. It's main dome and colonnaded entrance reminds on Rome's Pantheon, while the semi circled colonnades on each side on St. Peter's. Unfortunately both time I was there...More

Thank B1714D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

San Francesco di Paola is, I think, modelled on the Pantheon, in Rome, and may be on St Peter's Basilica, in the Vatican. The huge dome reminds of the Pantheon, while the colonnade and piazza outside is also reminiscent of the courtyard in front of...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

This basilica dominates the square opposite the royal palace entrance. In fact there's supposed to be an underground tunnel where the monarchs could travel by coach from the palace to the church without mixing with the common folk. The building is impressive outside and is...More

Thank BT3rd
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Very imposing and grand looking building with a large square, did not expect to find such a pretty church inside. Free entrance but they do request no photography or filming. Glad we did have a look as it is such a nice building inside. A...More

Thank joep735
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

Visited whilst docked in Naples on a cruise. This church is designed around the Pantheon in Rome and you can tell, certainly when you look up! A very grand and imposing building that is ideal for a short times reflection away from the hustle of...More

Thank Craig B
Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

Very welcoming man who encouraged us to take photographs. The church is very nice and worthy of look however is far grander externally than internally. Free entry

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed June 24, 2017

Huge impressive place with interesting buildings around and two huge bronze statues. Vehicles are banned from this place.

Thank Wolfram G
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

We lost our ourselves Naples and loved everything about it. We walked past the busy streets near the port and went deeper into the city. It was a fabulous day and we found so much beauty, joy and peace.

Thank pamsuper1
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

The Basilica is a very impressive structure from the outside. Inside it reminds me of the Pantheon. It is not dripping in gold but it is still very beautiful. It is a very huge structure inside. Apparently the royals would come to the Basilica by...More

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