The Basilica of San Paolo Maggiore in Naples

Church of San Paolo Maggiore in Naples
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The basilica

The basilica dedicated to San Paolo Maggiore, elevated to a minor basilica by Pope Pius XII in the 1951, was built between the 8th and the 9th century by insisting on the pre-existing temple of the Dioscuri, of which two columns with architraves in Corinthian order survive in the façade. Starting from the seventeenth century, various embellishments affected the basilica.
Among the artists are Massino Stanzione, Dionisio Lazzari, Domenico Antonio Vaccaro and Francesco Solimena.

Information on the Basilica of San Paolo Maggiore

Opening time: not available

Price tickets:

  •  Free entry

How to get:

  • Address: Piazza San Gaetano, 76 - 80138
  • From Piazza Garibaldi: L2 metro line, Cavour station, cross the square, go along via Duomo, turn right towards the decumano maggiore (about 10 minutes on foot)
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