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
The tiled cloisters of the monastery with the beautiful citrus smell of the lemon trees and gardens are well worth the cost of the admission ticket. As you wander the grounds it is hard to imagine you... more »
Da visitare in toto: il chiostro maiolicato, il coro delle suore e la chiesa. Assolutamente agnifici. more »To visit in toto: The Majolica cloister, the choir of the nuns and the church. Absolutely agnifici.
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
A fabulous walk around this cloister with a great museum within. Fun to see monks walking about, educating the visitors. A nice quiet spot within the craziness of Naples.
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