The cathedral and the treasure of San Gennaro
San Gennaro is famous all over the world for the miracle of the liquefaction of his blood.
A mysterious that continues through the centuries. For the Neapolitans from this event depends the fate of Naples. They consider San Gennaro not only their divine protector but even a man, a real person.
A famous Neapolitan comic actor “Totó” said:
“if you want to receive a grace from San Gennaro you have to talk to him man to man”.
When the San Gennaro treasure was formed it entered a contract between the Neapolitans and him. Only the Neapolitans with their intelligence and fantasy were able to sign a contract with the Saint.
Today the treasure is one of most precious in the world and his glory is celebrate in the cathedral “Duomo di Napoli“.
Starting from its foundation until the higher rock this church contains all the history of the city.
You will visit this wonderful temple of the Christianity, the private chapel of San Gennaro and the sparkling treasure with its artworks.
Tour duration: 2 hours
Equipment: comfortable shoes and casual clothing, hat and bottle of water for sunny days, umbrella and / or waterproof jacket for rainy days.