Chiesa San Michele, Anacapri

#2 of 12 in Historic Sites in Island of Capri
Religious Site · Church
Unassuming and unique, Chiesa San Michele represents a beautiful 17th-century church with whitewashed walls and yellow accents. Crystal chandeliers hang from the arched ceilings around the elegant high altar of marble. Enter to see the impressive collection of paintings that hang from the walls, including works by 18th-century Neapolitan artists such as Giacomo Del Po, Francesco Solimena, and Nicola Malinconico. Even more famous is the floor here, executed in maiolica tiles by Leonardo Chiaiese and dating from 1761. Its vivid colors depict the story of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. To get a good view, climb up to the choir loft to really take in the masterpiece. Put Chiesa San Michele and other Anacapri attractions into our Anacapri trip planning website, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Little church a bit secluded by the main street of anacapri, but is decorated With a magnificent 18th tiled floor whit a wooden passanway onto the border you can stroll on. It is featured by adam...  more »
  • The church is a bit away from the main alley, be careful not to miss the signs to it. There is another church with a similar facade, but this one is the one to be visited - with it very unusual...  more »

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