The seventeenth century Church of Santa Teresa degli Scalzi, built by the will of gods Discalced Carmelites and also known as the Church of Santa Teresa in the Museum, of Santa Teresa to the studies and of the Mother of God, it is located in the homonymous street of the historic center of Naples.
The project for its construction, together with the adjoining convent, was entrusted to Giovan Giacomo di Conforto, while the facade is due to Cosimo Fanzago.
The interior is enriched, among other works, by those of Angelini, of Vaccaro, Bottiglieri and Marasi in Baroque style.
Information on the Church of Santa Teresa degli Scalzi
- Despite its high artistic and architectural value, the church is almost always closed to the public.
- Free entry
How to get:
- Address:Via S. Teresa degli Scalzi –80135 Naples
- L1 metro line: Cavour station, proceed on via Antonio Villari and turn left on Via S.Teresa degli Scalzi up to the church (on the left), about 12 minutes on foot |L2 metro line: Museo station, from Piazza Museo turn right onto Via S.Teresa degli Scalzi up to the church (on the right), about 10 minutes on foot | Bus168,178,460, C63, N4, N8 or R4, Santa Teresa degli Scalzi stop 28 (church just ahead on the right).
Church of Santa Teresa degli ScalziAlso known as the church of Santa Teresa al Museo, built in the XNUMXth century at the behest of the Discalced Carmelites