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Chiesa del Gesù Nuovo

The church of the Gesù Nuovo ,with adjacent factories of Casa Professa and of the Palace of the Congregations , was the most important and prestigious complex in Naples founded by the Society of Jesus. The church was born from the transformation of one of the most beautiful buildings of Renaissance Naples : what Sanseverino , princes of Salerno , built in 1470 by architect Novello da San Lucano .

Basilica di Santa Chiara

The Basilica of Santa Chiara , or the monastery of Santa Chiara , is a monumental building of cult of Naples , among the most important and largest monastic complexes of the city . The basilica has its entrance on Via Benedetto Croce , rising on the northeastern side of Piazza del Gesù Nuovo , in front of the homonymous church and adjacent to that of the Poor Clares , once the latter part of the monastery of Santa Chiara . It is the largest Gothic church in the city , characterized by a monastery which includes four monumental cloisters , archaeological excavations in the surrounding area and several other rooms in which is housed the Museum of the Opera of the same name , which also includes the visit of the nuns', with remains of frescoes by Giotto , a large refectory , the sacristy and other basilicas environments .

Cappella di San Severo

Located in the heart of the historical center of Naples , Sansevero Chapel Museum is a jewel of the world cultural heritage. Baroque creativity and dynastic pride , beauty and mystery connected to create a unique atmosphere , almost out of time . Including masterpieces such as the famous Veiled Christ , whose image has gone around the world for the remarkable " weaving " of the marble veil of virtuosity wonders like Disillusion and enigmatic presence as the anatomical machines , the Sansevero Chapel is one of the unique monuments footer that human ingenuity has ever conceived .

Catacombe di Napoli

For catacombs of Naples are those underground cemeteries excavated in the tufa or other easily removable land in classical times by the Neapolitan Christian community. For archaeological and artistic importance it is second only to those of Rome, who on their side because they are more numerous and extensive.

Napoli Sotterranea

The most fascinating journey in the subsoil of Naples . Naples Underground is a must in Naples . A rich history substrate and bonded to the rediscovery of a rare heritage , if not unique . Great works of civil engineering , let long- abandoned and today recovered a new life thanks to the skilful work of Naples Underground . Indescribable beauties and interesting places to discover.

Castel dell'Ovo

The Castel dell'Ovo (castrum Ovi, in Latin), is the oldest castle in Naples and is one of the elements that most stand out in the famous view of the gulf. It is located between the districts of San Fernando and Chiaia, opposite the Mergellina area. Because of several events that have partially destroyed the original appearance Norman and through eventual reconstruction work that took place during the Angevin and Aragonese period, the architectural style of the castle changed dramatically until reaching the stage where it is today.

Maschio Angioino (Castel Nuovo)

The Castel Nuovo, also called Maschio Angioino, is located in the middle of the wide Piazza Municipio, to the side of the Palais Royal gardens, a short walk from the port of Naples, on which stands with its imposing size. This strategic location was chosen by King Charles I of Anjou, who occupied the city in 1266, he wanted an alternative to the existing residence Castel Capuano, and built a fortified palace by the sea. The original castle was built between 1279 and 1282, a project entrusted by the king to Angevin French architects in the Gothic style, had an irregular quadrilateral plan, four powerful defense towers, crenellated walls and a protective moat. The successors of Charles promoted interventions of expansion and beautification, which helped artists of the caliber like Giotto and his students, the authors of the frescoes, largely destroyed, the Palatine Chapel. Just the Palatine Chapel, dedicated to Santa Barbara, is one of the few areas that has preserved its original appearance.

Pan Palazzo delle Arti di Napoli

The Palace of Arts in Naples (also known as PAN) is a museum in Naples, located in the historic Palazzo Carafa di Roccella, via dei Mille; It hosts exhibitions of contemporary art in its many forms (painting, sculpture, photography, graphic, cartoon, design, video art, cinema ...). Naples City Council bought the building and began its restoration in 1984; in 1998 he established the intended use as a documentation center for contemporary arts, even after extensive exhibition activities. It was inaugurated on March 26, 2005. The property has an area of 6,000 sqm on three floors with exhibition areas, media library, space for educational activities, dedicated library, cafes, terraces.