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  • 1. Archaelogical Museum

    The Farnese Bull is the tallest and largest work in the museum. The Doryphorus is also a fine statue. Another full length statue is the Dancing Faun which stood in Pompeii at the house of the same...

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  • 2. Galleria Umberto

    4 out of 5 stars

    Galleria Umberto I is a public shopping gallery. It is located directly across from the San Carlo opera house. It was built between 1887–1891, and was the cornerstone in the decades-long rebuilding...

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  • 3. Castel Nuovo - Maschio Angioino

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    The Castejl Nuovo is surrounded by five round towers originally built by Charles I of Anjou between 1279-83.In the next centuries they were rebuilt until in 1453-67 Sagrera finally finished them along...

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  • 4. Pompei - Pompeii

    Okay, so Jeff finally made it to Pompei. I've been meaning to visit for quite some time, but finally did in Nov 2002. I was quite impressed, and all the reading I did prior to the trip really made it...

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  • 5. Castel dell'Ovo

    Naples is rich in art, culture, historic buildings the beautiful location an absolute must is the thirteenth century Castel Nuovo This castle is located in the old city of Naples, Santa Lucia. Naples...

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  • 6. Herculaneum - Ercolano

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    If you like Pompeii you will love Herculaneum, in fact if time is restricted it could be a very good alternative. This site could be well covered in a morning, and from the same station Vesuvius can...

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  • 7. Spaccanapoli

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    The historic centre of Naples, referred to locally as Spaccanapoli, lies in the relatively flat section of the city east of the hill of Sant'Elmo and north of the bay of Naples. The name translates to...

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  • 8. Vesuvius - Il Vesuvio

    Dominating Naples and its large bay, Monte Vesuvio (Mount Vesuvius) is a paradox. For a city built in its shadows, the humpbacked volcano is part of its culture and a source of fascination, no less...

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  • 9. Piazza del Plebiscito

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    Piazza Plebiscito is one of the largest squares in the city. It is named for the plebiscite taken on October 2 in 1860 that brought Naples into the unified Kingdom of Italy under the House of Savoy....

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  • 10. Duomo

    Naples' Duomo dates from the 1200s, although to be perfectlky honest you have to look hard to see evidence of that nowadays. The facade dates from the 1800s and there interior dates from...well,...

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  • 11. Palazzo Reale

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I should say i was glad i took a sightseeing bus (which by the way departs from Largo Castello, Piazza Municipio), as it takes you to the places you can't reach by walking... like the route B, that...

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  • 12. San Lorenzo Maggiore

    4 out of 5 stars

    At the end of Via San Gregorio Armeno (which leads off Via dei Tribunali) you will find the Basilica of San Lorenzo Maggiore. The church itself is worth a look, dating from the 13th and 14th century...

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  • 13. Teatro San Carlo

    The Teatro di San Carlo is an opera house in Naples, Italy, the oldest still active in Europe and it is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The theatre designed by the architects Giovanni...

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  • 14. Catacombs di San Gennaro

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    We had seen some catacombs in Malta year earlier, but these were much bigger. The guide said, it is because the stone there is easy to carve, but strong enough no last long. Of course they were also...

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  • 15. San Domenico Maggiore

    4 out of 5 stars

    Commissioned by Charles II of Anjou (Carlo II d'Angiò) in 1283 AD, la Chiesa di San Domenico Maggiore became the seat of the Dominican Order in Naples. Its interior was originally designed in a Gothic...

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  • 16. Gesù Nuovo Church

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    The Church of the Gesu Nuovo was built between 1584 and 1601 partly using medallions of lava-stone. It has a large altar area and short wide transepts with lateral naves. There is a fine cupola over...

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  • 17. Church of San Francesco di Paola

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    Modelled after the Pantheon of Rome, la Basilica di San Francesco di Paola was commissioned by King Ferdinando I upon the restoration of the Bourbon Monarchy, immediately following the end of the...

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  • 18. Piazza Dante

    Originally called Largo Mercatello in reference to a market that historically gathered there, this majestic square was transformed in the 18th century by Carlo di Borbone, the King of Naples and...

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  • 19. Castel Sant Elmo

    Occupying the summit of its namesake hill, Castel Sant'Elmo commands strategic views over the city. The dominant castle was originally a fortified royal residence known as Belforte, built in the 13th...

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  • 20. Cappella Sansevero

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    Around the corner from the Piazza San Domenico in the Via F. de Sanctis is the Sansevero Chapel which contains the mausoleum of the Sangro Princes. Among the figures are real cardiovascular systems...

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  • 21. Walking

    We stayed in Naples for three days and had tours arranged for all three days with two different tour guides. There were four of us visiting Italy and Naples was near the end of our trip. We arranged...

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  • 22. Capodimonte Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The museo is contained in the old royal palace in the Capodimonte park. Take the bus M4 from the train station and get off at the stop AFTER you see the Basilica. The collection is vast and varied and...

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  • 23. Capri

    Capri is an Italian island off the Sorrentine Peninsula, on the south side of the Gulf of Naples. It has been a resort since the time of the Roman Republic. Features of the island are the Marina...

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  • 24. Chiesa di Santa Chiara

    The famous Cloister of the Poor Clares (Santa Chiara) in Naples is on the left side of the church.The center of the cloisters set off by rows of pillars and set with benches decorated with majolica...

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  • 25. San Gregorio Armeno

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    Part of the complex of San Gregorio Armeno (see previous tip), the namesake church was rebuilt with the complex in 1572. It was the work of the two architects, Giovanni Vincenzo Della Monica and...

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