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Churches of Naples

Santa Chiara Church

The Basilica of Santa Chiara, the largest Gothic church in Naples, with the adjoining monastery, was built between 1310 and 1328 by Robert of Anjou, on some Roman baths of the first century AD, near the west wall of the city. Located in the Piazza del Gesù Nuovo in front of the Church of Jesus it was included in the convent of the Poor Clares adjacent.Several tombs of Angevins are sheltered including those of Charles of Calabria and Robert the Wise.