Sansevero Chapel & the Veiled Christ: the soul of Naples tour

  • Max 15
  • 3 hours
  • Private tour

Why take this tour

Explore the mystery, the hidden magic and learn the secrets of the city with a Soul of Naples tour. You'll fall in love with one of the world's  most beautiful cities. And you'll discover the secrets of Neapolitan art, history, traditions and culture.

On this personally tailored experience you explore the charming alleys and squares of the old town at your own pace. Feel free to pause to absorb the atmosphere and capture the scenes in photographs. And then marvel at the colorful stalls of San Gregorio Armeno. Here craftsmen have been producing wonderful cork nativity scenes for centuries.

A Soul of Naples tour takes you into the narrow alleys of the historic center "Decumani". These lanes intersect to form a dense grid typical of ancient settlements. In these bustling streets, people speak their own dialect and preserve unique traditions of the civilizations that prospered here.

You’ll be with a local tour guide - a specialist in Art History and an eminent professional in Campania Region. For a tour of Naples, you could not be in better hands. We’ll welcome your questions, and we have some inside knowledge and tips. We’ll even let you in on where to find the best pizza in town!

You will meet your guide for your visit in the central Piazza del Gesù. From there, through the "Decumani" to admire the Cathedral. You’ll enter Pio Monte di Misericordia, and the Sansevero Chapel to admire the Veiled Christ. You’ll admire the Seven Works of Mercy by Caravaggio, and much more. You will learn all about Baroque art and hear popular traditional legends. And you’ll come to understand how people eagerly await Saint Gennaro's miracle. And finally, you will visit a place of worship dedicated to a much-mourned and recently departed football player: Maradona

The Soul of Naples tour is essential for those who want to get under the skin of this magical city.

What's included

  •  Expert tour guide
  • Entrance tickets: San Severo Chapel and Pio Monte della Misericordia
  • Private tour

Points of interest

Piazza Plebiscito, Umberto I Gallery, Via Toledo, Piazza del Gesù Nuovo, Obelisk of the Immacolatella, church of Gesù Nuovo, San Domenico Maggiore, Santa Chiara Monastery, Spaccanapoli, Church of San Lorenzo, Via dei Tribunali, Pio Monte della Misericordia and Caravaggio's masterpiece, Sansevero Chapel and Veiled Christ, San Gregorio Armeno: the way of the handcrafted nativity scenes, Naples Cathedral

Highlights

  • You will discover the real soul of Neapolitan culture through a fantastic walk in the heart of the Old town center
  • Entrance fees to see the Veiled Christ and the Seven Works of Mercy by Caravaggio are included
  • Discover every corner of the city with its history, tradition and anecdotes.

Health & Safety

Askos srl has implemented all the prevention, protection and organizational measures provided for by the regulatory protocol for the Covid-19 Virus pandemic (Legislative Decree no.81 of 9 April 2008, Annex XLVI)

  • We use and offer sanitary gel for hand sanitization, before, after and during the tour.
  • Our guides and all our operators received anti-covid health and safety training. They check their temperature daily and they are trained to comply with all anti-contagion regulations.
  • It is mandatory to wear your own personal mask for the whole duration of the tour. 
  • If headphone sets are required, they are properly sterilized and sanitized before each use.
  • Our private and small group tours are designed to provide  you with maximum comfort and safety.

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Learn the secrets with a guided tour of the heart of Naples

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