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Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Anime del Purgatorio ad Arco

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Address: Via Dei Tribunali 39, 80138, Naples, Italy
Phone: +39 333 383 2561


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  • agni405

    The crypt under the church

    Your visit will be well organized and you will receive the audio guide that will help you understand the cult of "anime pezzentelle" practiced here time ago, the souls that live in Purgatory according...

    Reviewed on /Date(1586759078000+0800)/
  • endoedibles
    Las Vegas, Nevada

    A unique history

    Known as "Pezzentele" Souls Church, Church of Santa Maria delle Anime in Purgatory in Arco or "the head of dead," this space was consecrated in 1638 and merges Catholicism with worship of death. Fasc...

    Reviewed on /Date(1580862277000+0800)/
  • Steveage
    Rexburg, Idaho, USA

    Gorgeous and Historical

    This church is on the 'main tourist drag' in Naples. Why not stop in and see amazing artwork? Marble and stucco from the early 1600's and beautiful paintings... we walked in for free. We did not go i...

    Reviewed on /Date(1567932952000+0800)/
  • andrewc31
    West Hollywood, California, United States

    Hidden & Mysterious Treasure

    This was a highlight on our visit to Naples. I had never before heard of such a practice of helping the dear departed leave purgatory for heaven. Very intense and solemn experience of death. Probab...

    Reviewed on /Date(1567240222000+0800)/
  • Eli B
    Eli B
    Nice, France

    Religious interest or macabre fascination?

    Worship of the dead has persisted from the 17th century, with many skulls, bones and other funerary motifs on and around the facade and in the interior. Loved the nave and the rich, lavish baroque dec...

    Reviewed on /Date(1566381487000+0800)/

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