Basilica of San Lorenzo Maggiore, Naples. In Charles I of Anjou started construction of the Gothic style church. It is one of the most important complexes in the city. Besides the church there is a museum and archaeological excavations.
Santa Caterina a Formiello, Naples, Side view showing the Dome. The dome was one of the first in Naples. The church contains the relics of the famous Martyrs of Otranto, killed by the Turks in The church is in the Renaissance style.
Santa Maria Maggiore, Naples. The church is a basilica church in the historic center of Naples and was the first church in the city dedicated to the Virgin. The building started in the 6th century. The present church was erected between 1653 and 1678 by Cosimo Fanzago. The church has been closed for restoration for decades and is on its way to being reopened.
San Giorgio Maggiore, Naples. The church had its beginnings between the end of the 4th century and the beginning of the 5th century. The apse of that church is now the entrance of the present edifice. The external facade is the result of 19th century work, a simple and almost free from decoration.
San Ferdinando, Naples. The original church was dedicated to St. Francis Xavier, and was built in 1636 by the Jesuits. It was reconstruction in mid 1650's. In 1767, with the expulsion of the Jesuits from Naples, the church was given to the Constantinian Knights who devoted it to King Ferdinand III of Castile.
Santa Maria del Pareto a Mergellina, Naples. Founded by poet Jacopo Sannazaro in 1504, completed in 1529. Dedicated to Holy Mary of Childbirth in Mergellina. Home to the tomb of the poet Jacopo Sannazarol.