Noted for its peculiar façade and composed of ashlar diamond projections, Gesu Nuovo Church was originally a palace constructed in 1470 for the Prince of Salerno. Transitioning between Jesuit and Franciscan orders, from 1584 into the 19th century, the church now houses numerous pieces of religious art. Take note of the vault of frescoes, featuring ornate biblical narratives, and the many chapels containing unique altarpieces. The various art styles present in the church reflect the different tastes and cultures of the city. Be sure to check out the tremendous 18th century obelisk outside.
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