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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 - Shopping District

    4 out of 5 stars

    This gallery opposite the Teatro di San Carlo, built in 1891, as part of the Risanamento, the renewal of the city. The building was destroyed during World War II, but restored back later. The gallery,...

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  • 3. 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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  • 4. 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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  • 5. Day Trip to Pompeii

    There are clusters of rectangular narrow streets around the Capuan Gate filled with tenements with laundry hanging across the narrow streets and at the ground level markets and open stalls in every...

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  • 6. Duomo - Cathedral

    You access the basilica of Santa Maria Restituta via the Duomo itself. Although once a separate church, the two buildings are now one. SM Restituta is the oldest structure in modern Naples, a church...

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  • 7. Castel Nuovo - Maschio Angioino

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 8. Piazza del Plebiscito

    4 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 9. Day trip to Herculaneum - Ercolano

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    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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  • 10. 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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  • 11. Spaccanapoli

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Built in the early 16th century by the Carmelites, Chiesa della Croce di Lucca was dedicated to the venerated crucifix in the Duomo of the city of Lucca. It underwent several renovations in the 17th...

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  • 12. Church 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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  • 13. Church of San Francesco di Paola

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    Walk on the Piazza del Plebiscito, the large public square with the white cobblestones in different patterns, your eyes wander immediately to the curved facade of the church that the western side of...

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  • 14. San Gregorio Armeno

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    For many, many years entire families are making nativity scenes of all types and sizes, giving it original touch of Naples tradition. It's really worth seeing it and it's also nice oportunity to buy...

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  • 15. Palazzo Reale

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The royal palace, Palazzo Reale, built during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries and has 30 rooms which can be visited on the first floor. The impressive facade is almost 170 meters long. The palace...

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  • 16. 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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  • 17. 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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  • 18. Day Trip to 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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  • 19. 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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  • 20. 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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  • 21. Street Scene - Views

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    If you are walking Naples, take some time and get to know the people. If you find it hard to talk to them, think of a question and ask someone. Those shopkeepers, workers, nuns, and teens seem to...

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  • 22. Via Caracciolo - Promenade

    Via Partenope is the main drag that runs along the bay of Naples. This is where all the expensive hotels like the Excelsior and the Continental are. The street is a great place to take a stroll and...

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  • 23. Piazza San Domenico

    4 out of 5 stars

    Erected in the centre of Piazza San Domenico, this richly carved obelisk commemorates the end of the plague epidemic of the 17th century. It is one of three monumental obelisks in historic Napoli, and...

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  • 24. 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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  • 25. 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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