Naples and surroundings and next Events
SANTA MARIA LA NOVA
When in the 1300, Carl d' Angi˛, decided the construction of theáMaschio Angioino (New Castel),He granted to the Franciscan friars who had in that place a church, a ground to the inside of walls where aánew church was constructed (and the convent) that took the name of Santa Mariaála Nova ("the new Saint Maria").
Theá actual churcháisáa reconstruction of the XVI the century.With only a naveáwith lateraláaisles,it has anáelegant renaissanceáfacadeá,a woodenáceiling coveredáby gold andápainting of great artistic value. During the Spanish domination the church was attendedáby the Neapolitan aristocracy:there are many signsáin the nobleáchapels and inátheátombs of the church.