Chiesa di Sant'Angelo a Nilo

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Chiesa di Sant'Angelo a Nilo information

Naples , Italy
Vico Donnaromita 15
+390 81 420 12 22
Getting there
Metro: Dante
Opening hours
8.30am-1pm & 4.30-6.30pm Mon-Sat, 8.30am-1pm Sun
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This modest 14th-century church houses one of the first great artworks to grace the Neapolitan Renaissance – the majestic tomb of Cardinal Brancaccio, the church's founder. Although considered a part of Naples' artistic heritage, the sarcophagus was actually sculpted in Pisa by Donatello, Michelozzo and Pagno di Lapo Partigiani. Taking a year to complete, the chiselled marvel was shipped to Naples in 1427.