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Chiesa dell'Incoronata, Naples

Chiesa dell'Incoronata - Naples, Italy
Chiesa dell'Incoronata
Via Medina, Naples , Italy 80133Map
+39 081 252 5711
Overview

The church is situated a little below street level. It was ordered to be built by Queen Giovanna I of Anjou in the second half of the 14th century to commemorate her coronation on the 21st May 1352, and this is how it got its name. The church was built with two cross-vaulted naves, held up by huge pillars. The apse of the larger nave is polygonal. The minor nave, dedicated to the Crucifixion, comprises of a large rectangular chapel, which houses a wooden Naccherino Crucifix.

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