The Cloister of Santa Chiara is composed of series of monuments associated with the Church of Santa Chiara . These include ... More
Cloister of Santa Chiara
The Cloister of Santa Chiara is composed of series of monuments associated with the Church of Santa Chiara . These include the 1739 cloister which was elaborately designed by Domenico Antonio Vaccaro, the cloister of Frati Minori and the great cloister of Clarisse. Each of these present a unique example of Baroque architecture and design. The church on the side of the cloister is home to marble and wooden furnishings as well as religious vestments from the church. The thermal baths building represents is one of the most complete example of its kind in Naples.
Commissioned by Ludovico di Moro and designed by Guiniforte Solari, this building was intended as a mausoleum for the Sforzesco
dynasty, in which the remains of the duke and his wife, Beatrice d'Este, as well as others connected with ...
Legend has it that the origins of this church lie in the coming of St Peter to Naples, where he
took his first mass at the altar in the atrium. This is commemorated in the painting which hangs above ...
This church was once part of a large monastery complex spread out between Via Santa Chiara, Via Benedetto Croce, Giovanni
Maggiore Pignatelli and Pallonetto di Santa Chiara. It is no longer a place of worship but functions as the ...