Historical Naples and San Severo Chapel

Price: $49.00
Ages 10 and under are free.
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 4 Hours
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Outside the Cruise Ship Terminal.
Food/Beverage Provided Not Included
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes. Sunscreen and sunglasses are also recommended. For those wishing to visit any churches, remember that shoulders and knees must be covered
Restrictions Entrance ticket to the San Severo Chapel (8,00EURO for adults, 5,00EURO (ages 10 - 25), ages 0 - 9 are free is not included and can be paid directly on the day. Guests must be able to walk over cobblestones and uneven surfaces, inclines and steps. This tour is not wheelchair accessible because of the varied terrain at the sites you will be visiting.

Your journey to the mystical side of Naples begins at Gesu Nuovo square with its Obelisk of the Immaculate, and the Churches of the Gesu Nuovo and Santa Chiara are visible. In your small group, you will learn of the esotericism and mystery that have evolved here through the centuries and are evident as you walk through the alleys and to the hidden places of the city.

At the 16th century San Severo Chapel you will learn about Raimondo di Sangro, the Prince of San Severo, and his penchant for the unusual. The prince was a true Renaissance man who was involved in the sciences, practiced alchemy, and was a mystic and inventor. While here see the suggestive statue of the Veiled Christ as well as the human anatomical machines and other curiosities the prince built.

Your tour will also take you along Via Tribunali, Via San Gregoria Armeno and the Spaccanapoli with its vibrant artisan shops, bars, and restaurants, and will give you a good introduction into the esoteric world of Naples.

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