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The Museum of the Treasure of San Gennaro is located in the Cathedral of Naples, in the historic center. The chapel was dedicated to the patron saint and patron of the city and preserve the treasures and reliquaries created in honor of the saint. King Robert of Anjou 700 years ago wanted the ampoules with the blood were embedded in a reliquary: a precious casket made of gilded silver. They are part of even the treasure necklace exposed relics, a jeweled miter, the pearl necklace, gold and gems and gold bust of San Gennaro. Visit the Chapel of the Treasure of San Gennaro is to enter into an architectural and artistic masterpiece: a riot of paintings, statues, polychrome marble busts and silver. The museum includes the Sacristies the Treasure Chapel, the Chapel of the Antisacrestia and the Sacristy of Luca Giordano. The Immaculate Conception Chapel is rich in marble and stucco with frescoes by Luca Giordano of 1663. Among the most famous works in the Chapel mention "The Immaculate Conception" by Luca Giordano and "dell'ossessa Healing" by Massimo Stanzione. Also very important are the frescoes by Giovanni Lanfranco and Jusepe de Ribera.

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Via Duomo, 149
80138 Napoli

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