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Segway Grand City Tour
"An experienced tour leader will take you through a time warp of history and architecture while the audioguide will provide you with all the relevant information.Out in the fresh air on a Segway tour you'll experience it all whizzing around top attractions and covering three time as much ground as you would on foot. Learn to operate your easy-to-use self-balancing Segway then follow your tour leader on a scenic tour around the historical center of Naples and discover why it has become a world heritage site by the UNESCO.Zip up the lively Chiaia Street with its shops and bars and admire some of the most the Gesù Nuovo the Monumental Complex of Santa Chiara the San Carlo theatre and the Maschio Angioino Castle. Hop off along the way to snap photos of Plebiscito Square
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Private Walking Tour: Lights and Shadows of Naples
"Meet your private Guide at Neptune’s Fountain located in the center of the City Hall Square or at the Cruise Terminal in case you are on a cruise ship and you want to enjoy a private shore excursion. The walking tour starts with a fantastic view of one of the symbols of Naples: the famous Castel Nuovo; a majestic fortress erected by the King Charles I d’Angiò in 1279. K it is the most ancient Opera House of Europe. Your expert Guide will explain you about the architecture of the buildings you will face and the history of the incredible places you cross like Umberto I Gallery the authentic living room of Naples with its spectacular marble pavement and gild decorations. Not so far there is Saint Ferdinand ‘s Church temple of the Neapolitan Baroque. It shows a unique pictorial project your guide will comment about. Suddenly you will emerge in the impressive Plebiscito Square. The feeling here is the one to be warmly embraced by the scenic colonnade of Saint
From EUR299.00
 
Naples City and Pompeii Half Day Sightseeing Tour
"Your guide will pick you up from your chosen Naples location in the morning. Your day starts with a 2-hour coach tour of Naples’ highlights. Admire Castel Nuovo (New Castle) a symbolic royal structure dating back to 1279 and see San Francesco di Paola church in Piazza del Plebiscito the city's main square.Hop off the coach to explore the area around the Royal Palace of Naples one of the four residences used by the Bourbon Kings during their rule of the Kingdom of Two Sicilies from 1730 to 1860. Enter the dome of Naples Cathedral to learn about the significance of this grand church. Your last stop in Naples is the hill-top where you'll pause to enjoy panoramic views of the city and the Bay of Naples.Drive 30 minutes down the coast to the legendary city of Pompeii. Arriving in the late morning you'll have time for lunch if you wish (own expense) before taking a guided walk around Pompeii's haunting ruins. Hear how this ancient city was destroyed by the infamous Mt Vesuvius eruption in 79 AD as you visit the Forum
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Castel Nuovo - Maschio Angioino Tips (39)

Castel Nuovo

Castel Nuovo or New Castle was built by Pierre de Chaulnes and Pierre d’ Agincourt, French architects on service of Charles of Anjou who always was Charles I the King of Naples. Huge French castle of...
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Nov 11, 2015

Triumphal Arch of Castel Nuovo

Triumphal arch of this magnificent castle was built in 1470 by unknown master. Some historians and researchers say it was built by Pietro di Martina, some attribute it to Giuliano da Maiano and others...
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Nov 11, 2015

Bas-relieves of the gate house

In the gate house of Castel Nouvo, in triumphal arch of Alfonso I you are going to find two bas-relieves showing Neapolitano – Aragonese men-at-arms of King Alfonso I of Naples (the same time he was...
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Nov 10, 2015

Bailey

Bailey or internal yard of the castle is quite big and almost square shaped. There is enough space to conduct drills and ceremonies and to use it as the parade ground. When you enter bailey on the...
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Nov 10, 2015

Hall of Barons

Hall of Barons is huge gothic hall famous as the place of very dramatic events of Neapolitan history. King Ferrante I of Naples received an information about the conspiracy against him. Prominent...
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Nov 09, 2015

Palatine Chapel.

Palatine Chapel was built in beginning of XIV century during the rule of Angevin Dynasty and was originally dedicated to Santa Barbara. Originally it was decorated with the frescos of Giotto di...
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Nov 09, 2015

Palatine Chapel. Interiors.

Interiors of Palatine chapel today are decorated by the frescos of XIV century taken from the Castle of Casaluce situated near Caserta. Some of these frescos were painted by Niccolo di Tommaso and...
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Nov 09, 2015

Doors

Before you enter the Art Gallery situated at upper floor you are going to pass near bronze doors made by Guglielmo Monaco according to order of Ferrante I the King of Naples about 1475. These doors...
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Nov 09, 2015

Doors. Details

Some details of the doors produce invaluable information on arms, armor and way of warfare in second part of XV century. At the first picture we can see Neapolitano – Aragonese Army on the march. We...
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Nov 09, 2015

Museum. Art Gallery.

So, when you entered the castle, just cross the bailey and go upstairs in the right hand side corner. There you are going to find small but excellent art gallery with paintings of XV-XVIII century....
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Nov 03, 2015

Chapel of Purgatory

This chapel is situated in the bailey on the left hand side from the stairs leading to art gallery, under the arches. Usually you cannot enter in but you can observe chapel and tale pictures through...
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Nov 03, 2015

Stunning Views from Castel Nuovo

When you visit Castel Nuovo or New Castle, don’t forget to get up on its southern balcony and terrace. You will be rewarded with stunning views at Gulf of Naples, Vesuvius, ports and ships. This is...
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Things to Do Near Castel Nuovo - Maschio Angioino

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Basilica di San Francesco di Paola

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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Chiesa Santa Maria Maggiore Pietrasanta - Church

Completed in 1678, la Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore alla Pietrasanta was designed by Cosimo Fanzago in a Baroque style. An 18th century renovation resulted in the addition of the beautiful, albeit...
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Day Trip to Mount Vesuvius

In the bay of Naples Vesuvius dominates. We HAD to go to the top. We got the train from sorrento (approx 3 euro return).- To ercolo station. Outside the station we paid out (16 ?Euro each) to share a...
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Spaccanapoli

The spaccanappoli is one of the most popular road of the city. Even if the name suggests that we are talking of one single street, actually Spaccanapoli is a group of seven different streets. The name...
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Piazza del Plebiscito

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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Street Scene

As we continue walk from the Nouvo Castle, also where we parked our car this buildings caught my eye. It stands on the main road, it supposed to be on a busy streets but it was holiday during our...
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