Constructed in 1310 as a burial site, Cloister of Santa Chiara shares Neapolitan religious and artistic history. Explore the Gothic-style basilica and its ten chapels. Destroyed during World War II, the basilica was restored in the 1950s. Examine the intricate designs and grand decorations of the royal tomb. Admire the mosaics, fresco remnants, and Renaissance-era statues throughout. The museum features artifacts from the monastery as well as details about the complex's origins. To visit Cloister of Santa Chiara on your trip to Naples, use our Naples online trip itinerary planner.
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Cloister of Santa Chiara Reviews
End October 2019: It pays to ditch the taxis and the hop on and off buses and walk - sometimes. After being in a museum for almost 3 hours I wanted to clear my head and look around Naples on my last.... more »
We visited this place when we were last in Naples, and I just loved it. So when we were back in Naples, I had to go back!! It’s such a peaceful place among the hustle and bustle of the busy streets... more »
Beautiful cloister in the center of Naples. The tiled benches and painted walls are stunning and worth the 6 euro entry. There is a small museum and archaeological area that explains the history of the cloister.
This is probably the most aesthetic place in Naples and one of my favourites. It's perfect to spend the most warm hours of the day admiring the characteristics Maioliche and walking around the cloister. In the inside there's also a double language video explaining the history of Santa Chiara and the abbey. Also the museum with the old Roman church's ruins is really worthy
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