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This might be the number point of interest for us in Naples, though there is much to see all around the old city. The macabre man, Raimondi di Sangro, was wealthy in the early 1700's, he was even an alchemist and he built the chapel...More
Really interesting to see the sculpture of the veiled Christ but there are lots of other sculptures around the chapel worth looking at carefully too. In the heart of the old town so easily accommodated in a walking tour.
La Cappella Sansevero contains incredible sculptures including Cristo Vellato. It was so lifelike, the urge to touch it was hard to resist, except for the security. No touching or photos are allowed in the chapel. There is often a lineup, but it is worth the...More
A masterpiece of architecture and sculputure. Visiting all the Museo one can understand how deep where the scientific knowledge during the 18th century, and the reconstructure of the two human bodies is incredible. The Statue of the Cristo Velato is one of the most uncredible...More
This place is unbelievable. Not only the Veil of Christ, but each and every statue there is fantastic. There was a queue the day we went, but it didn’t take too long and was well worth the wait. Absolutely a MUST DO if you’re in...More
The most incredible,unforgettable piece of history i have ever seen.Naples is a treasure trove of beautiful historic gems but the veiled christ at San Severo has to be seen to be believed.This gothic masterpiece must be one of the finest in Italy.The intricasy of the...More
The art work in the church is world-class: just see the Jesus with veil... amazing work! But I don’t understand why you can’t take photos of the sculptures without flash, or can’t use the phone (checking wiki to know more about the work) inside the...More
We saw this magnificent masterpiece carved by the young Neapolitan artist, Giuseppe Sammartino in 1753. It looks so real with the delicate veil covering the body of Christ.
Can not recommend this highly enough.