Those fortunate enough to be in Naples on Saint Januarius Day
(19 September) should head to the Chapel of San Gennaro to witness
the truly mystifying - and quintessentially Neapolitan - event
known as the 'Miracle of the Blood'. Massive crowds gather to watch
as the archbishop brings forth an ampoule containing the dried,
congealed blood of the martyred Saint Januarius - and then all
begin to pray fervently for the blood to miraculously re-liquefy.
Local lore has it that when this miracle doe Event Date: 19 September 2012
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