Best of Naples: walk downtown with entrance at the Veiled Christ

Naples is a mixture of colors and perfumes. Visitors are enchanted by the warmth of its people and the sounds of daily life; Naples’ life unfolds slowly and simply, but in a charming way.

Walk down the street of Spaccanapoli where you can admire the beauty of its buildings and old churches in different architectural styles, aligned along picturesque streets and visit the famous Cappella San Severo where the Veiled Christ is housed.

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  • What's included :
    • Guidance by local expert
    • Cappella San Severo admission fee
    • Neapolitan espresso
    • Small group (maximum 25 people per guide)
    • Entry/Admission - Museo Cappella Sansevero
    What's excluded :
    • Meals and drinks
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Piazza del Gesu Nuovo, Piazza del Gesu' Nuovo 2, 80134, Naples Italy

    The meeting point is the tourist information office in front of the Entrance of Church of Gesù Nuovo.

    In “Piazza del Gesù” there’s a plaque put up by the Unesco to mark the fact that the historical center of Naples is included in the World Heritage sites list and is considered as one of the most ancient and richest historical centers in Europe.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Piazza Bellini, Naples Italy

    You can see the remains of ancient greek walls dated back to VI century BC

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Gesu Nuovo Church, Piazza del Gesu 1, 80134, Naples Italy

    Visit one of the most beautiful Church in Naples dated to XVI century

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Chiesa di Santa Chiara, Via Santa Chiara 49 Complesso Museale di Santa Chiara, 80134, Naples Italy

    Visit the Church of the monastery of Saint Chiara dating back the 14th century. It was made in Gothic style but during the 18th century decorated in a Baroque style that gives the church its look of opulence and splendor

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Spaccanapoli, Via Benedetto Croce, Naples Italy

    In the center of the city there is a famous old street called “Spaccanapoli”, a long and narrow street that divides the old Naples in two perfect halfs. It consists of many shops, restaurants and typical alleys.

    Pass By: Piazza San Domenico Maggiore, 1, Naples Italy

    Further down the "Spaccanapoli" street we will see San Domenico Maggiore square, with its Church, where a perfect overlapping of different architectural styles will certainly amaze you.

    Stop At: Chiesa di Sant’Angelo a Nilo, Piazzetta del Nilo, 23, Naples Italy

    Visit the Church of Sant'angelo al Nilo. It stands diagonally across from San Domenico Maggiore in Naples. It is known for containing the monumental Rennaissance-style tomb of Cardinal Rainaldo Brancacci

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Museo Cappella Sansevero, Via Francesco De Sanctis, 19/21, 80134, Naples Italy

    During the tour customers will be impressed by the absolute pearl of Naples, famous Chapel San Severo featuring the statue “Cristo Velato” by Giuseppe Sanmartino. This marble statue is a masterpiece of the 18th century representing dead Christ covered by a veil. Legend has it that an alchemist taught the sculptor how to convert real veil into a marble veil.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Via dei Tribunali, Decumano Maggiore, 80138 - 80139, Naples Italy

    It was the main decumanus or Decumanus Maggiore of the ancient Greek and then Roman city of Neapolis.

    Stop At: Statua del Dio Nilo, Piazetta Nilo, Naples Italy

    Walking in Spaccanapoli you will see the famous Statue of the God of Nile river is an Ancient Roman, likely Hellenistic, marble statue dating from the 2nd to 3rd century A.C.

    Have a small break enjoing a typical neapolitan coffee in one of the famous bar of the old city centre.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Via San Gregorio Armeno, 83018, Naples Italy

    Proceed along the little side street called “San Gregorio Armeno”. It is today one of the most famous streets of the city, visited by people from every part of the world for its unique nativity scene workshops.

    Pass By: Basilica di San Lorenzo Maggiore, Piazza San Gaetano 316 Fra Via San Gregorio Armeno & Via dei Tribunali, 80138, Naples Italy

    Have a look to Piazza St. Gaetano, the oldest square of the city. “Agorà” was situated here in Greek times. In Roman times this place was taken by a forum. Around it are located two magnificent monumental churches of Naples: San Lorenzo and San Paolo Maggiore.

    Stop At: Duomo di Napoli, Via Duomo 149, 80138, Naples Italy

    The baroque cathedral of Saint Gennaro dating back to the 13th century is at the heart of the Neapolitan faith. Here the blood of the saint patron St. Gennaro is preserved. It becomes liquid during the so-called “Miracle of St. Gennaro”. This explains why all citizens show deep devotion towards this church.

    Duration: 25 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Church of Jesus 'Nuovo', Piazza del Gesù Nuovo, 2, 80134 Napoli NA, Italy
    Return Detail :
    Cathedral Santa Maria Assunta, Via Duomo, 147, 80138 Napoli NA, Italy
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Reduced group participants for safety reasons
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  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-23258P123

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