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Gesu Nuovo Church

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Address: Piazza del Gesu 1, 80134, Naples, Italy
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+39 081 557 8111
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Napoli Art and Food Tour: Gesù Nuovo, Santa Chiara, and San Domenico Maggiore
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Napoli Art and Food Tour: Gesù Nuovo, San Severo Chapel Museum and Duomo

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Well worth taking a look and learn something about Giuseppe Moscati. This had been a Jesuit church but when they were kicked out of Naples the Franciscans took over.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth taking a look and learn something about Giuseppe Moscati. This had been a Jesuit church but when they were kicked out of Naples the Franciscans took over.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a beautiful and lovely church. Super huge in size and so much to see and look at. It sites at the one site of the old area downtown and next to a lovely court yard.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Another lovely church in Italy is not really a surprise but this one has reference to a modern doctor who was canonized for his good works.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The exterior of the cathedral is fairly drab, uninspiring an dull. But step inside and it's a whole different world. The in-laid marble flooring, the marble columns, the gold statuary created an awe-inspiring experienced, enhanced by a mid-day mass that was packed with worshippers. A gorgeous cathedral.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

You have to step beyond the bizarre façade and enter this huge jesuit church to really start appreciating how big it is. Maybe too big ! It is so massive and the ceilings are so high that it is sometimes difficult to fully distinguish the paintings and the ornaments.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

it is very impressive and full of details..definitely worth seeing but pay attention to the opening hours..must see!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I had somewhat reluctantly decided to see this church over the cathedral as it better fitted into our plan for the day but I was by no means disappointed. I have never seen a church so beautifully decorated everywhere, in seemingly every single place from ceiling to floor. They were very happy for photos to be taken (without a flash)... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

It is really a good place to visit in Naples and take some pictures as well. Highly reccomendable when you visit Naples sorroundings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

One of many impressive churches in Naples but I thought Gesu Nuovo exceeded them all. The details and architecture are overwhelming and each area that is viewed overwhelms the senses.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

On entering this church you are totally surprised because of the difference to the very plain frontage. Once inside it shows how grand this City once was, because of its frescos and all round beauty and smaller chapels with historic relevance.

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