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Naples: Catacombs of San Gennaro

Are you looking for things to do in Naples? Naples: Catacombs of San Gennaro, it is a good idea if you are going to visit Italy because in this city doing this activity, is one of the things that you should not miss. Currently, Naples is one of the most visited destinations in Italy, notable for its leisure establishments and activities that you can do throughout the day and is one of the favorite destinations for foreigners. To make your life easier the next time you visit this beautiful city we have prepared the best experience in Naples.

Naples: Catacombs of San Gennaro

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What to see and do in Naples? There are many places of interest to visit in Naples, but this time you should not miss in this city.

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One of the things to do in Naples, is this experience based on 1641 reviews:

Discover what lies below Naples with a tour of the Catacombs of San Gennaro. Learn about the bond of faith between the city and its patron saint.

What will you do in this Naples tour experience?

“Travel back in time and explore the Catacombs of San Gennaro to learn more about the patron saint of Naples. Discover what lies beneath street level as you see stunning frescoes and Byzantine paintings from the 9th to the 10th century AD.
Explore the history of the paleo-Christian burial site with an English or Italian-speaking guide. Get explanations about the 4th-century expansion following the transfer of the remains of St. Agrippinus to the underground basilica dedicated to him.
See the large baptismal font commissioned by Bishop Paul II, who took refuge in the catacombs in the 8th century during iconoclastic struggles.
Get a closer look at the details of the upper catacomb, decorated at the beginning of the 3rd century in the so-called Pompeian style, and now home to some of the earliest Christian paintings in southern Italy.
Be amazed by the precious Crypt of the Bishops and its 5th-century mosaics, including one depicting the Bishop of Carthage, St. Quodvultdeus.”

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