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Church of San Lorenzo Maggiore, Naples

Church of San Lorenzo Maggiore - Naples, Italy
Church of San Lorenzo Maggiore
Via dei Tribunali, Naples, Italy 80138Map
+39 081 372 3720
Neighborhood: Centro Storico
Overview

The church of San Lorenzo Maggiore in Naples is a splendid example of old architecture, which blends aspects of both gothic and baroque. It is located in the center of the city, near Piazza San Gaetano, and dates back to the 12th Century, erected by the Franciscan friars. The church's chapels were redone in baroque style artwork by famous masters of the time - the chapel of San Antonio was realized by the famous architect Cosimo Fanzago. One should also visit the beautiful cloister, the attached monastery and the marvelous chapel of Pope Sixtus V, beautifully painted by the great master of Neapolitan baroque: Luigi Rodriquez.

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Church of San Lorenzo Maggiore General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Saturday from 09:30 AM to 05:30 PM, Sunday to Sunday from 09:30 AM to 01:30 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
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