The heart of Naples keeps a

fabulous treasure

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Visiting Naples

means visiting San Gennaro

The legacy left by the Patron Saint of Naples is incredible. History and legend, devotion and art come together in a truly unique form of alchemy


The relics of St. Gennaro kept in the bust

The relics of San Gennaro have been disputed for centuries


The Lofrano Chalice

A collection of precious items and priceless works of art


San Gennaro painted by Francesco Solimena

The city’s vow for salvation from war, pestilence, and earthquakes

It is impossible to understand Naples without getting to know San Gennaro


a royal admiration

Sovereigns, Popes, Illustrious men of all ages and People have demonstrated their admiration for San Gennaro by offering gifts of the highest quality

Charles III of Spain - Naples

Charles III of Spain


King Ferdinand IV of Naples

King Ferdinand IV of Naples


Queen Maria Carolina of Austria

Maria Caroline of Austria


Joseph Bonaparte king of Naples

Joseph Bonaparte


Pope Pius IX

Pope Pius IX



a collection
of inestimable value

Detail of the Reliquary of St. Gennaro's blood

Over the course of seven hundred years, a unique collection has been formed

Detail of the Chalice offered by Pope Pius IX

the fruit of the generosity on the part of devotees from all social backgrounds

The Treasure of San Gennaro

Collar of the Treasure of St. Gennaro


of immense beauty

A precious treasury consisting of sublime works of art,
examples of refined Neapolitan technical mastery

Jeweled miter of St. Gennaro

An authentic goldsmith embroidery, one of the most precious piece of jewellery in the whole world


precious gems








kg weight

The best artists vied for San Gennaro

Detail of the silver statue of St. Irene

The world’s first example of three-dimensional plastic of a city made in silver


an art Museum
without equal

Kept away from the world for centuries, the Treasure of San Gennaro is now finally shown to the public in all its beauty

Silver statue of St. Michael

Since 2003, it has been possible to admire the most important works donated to the Patron Saint of Naples thanks to the establishment of the Museum of the Treasure of San Gennaro

Ciborium jeweled
Showecases in the Museum of the Treasure of St. Gennaro - Naples

The Museum of the Treasure of San Gennaro is an essential stop for those who want to visit Naples, as witnessed by the people who have already been…

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