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Chiesa di San Domenico Maggiore

Piazza San Domenico Maggiore 8A, 80134, Naples, Italy
+39 081 459298
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Piazza San Domenico Maggiore 8A, 80134, Naples, Italy
+39 081 459298
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

San Domenico Maggiore is part of the former (and older than the Church), the Dominican monastery complex.It is located very unusual: the apse deployed to the square, but facade is hidden from the eyes. The Church, built by Gothic style, was transformed during the Baroque...More

Thank VadimM67
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This church has two facades, one facing Piazza San Domenico and the main one which is reached via a courtyard at the opposite side of the church. There are impressive works of art inside including a chapel filled with frescoes by Pietro Cavallini (early 14th...More

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 19 September 2017

You wouldn't know this building is a church if it hit you in the face! However, once inside, you realise it's actually a lovely place to visit. The architecture is nice and quite pleasing to the eye. There is quite a bit to see and...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Towards the end of our 5 night stay I was determined to "check" some churches off my list. San Domenico Maggiore did NOT disappoint and we didn't have to fight crowds. Beautiful interior.

Thank morewierd
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Standing at the square I wasn't even sure what this building is but I saw people entering the doors and decided to look more closely. I raised the stairs and what a spectacular view opened in front of my eyes. There was an evening vesper...More

Thank vivian L
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Free entry in to this church - it is even larger on the inside than it looks from the outside with wonderful decorations

Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This beautiful church has two main attractions in my estimation. The first, is that the body of the boy martyr, St Tarcicius, is located in one of the side shrines inside the church. The second one you have to pay to get access to, but...More

Thank Carlos B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

You go up a curving stairway to emerge next to the altar of a huge Church! Behind the altar the organ towers. In the Church some XIVth century frescoes among other treasures. For a fee a visit of the sacristy reveals tombs of aragonese kings...More

1  Thank MILOUW
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The splendour of this church is well worth a detour. Everywhere you look has something eye-catching. There are a number of different chapels to explore.

1  Thank nigelsuenos
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We've seen, naturally, some churches here in Naples, but this one is nearly top of the cake. Chiesa di San Domenico Maggiore was built during the time of the Angevins (1238 - 1324) and when it was finished 1324, represented one of the largest convent...More

4  Thank Oleg Y
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