NAPOLI

vedi napoli e poi muori…

The city

The city of Naples, county town of Campania region and most of all capital city of Southern Italy, was witness over the centuries of different historical periods which changed the city in its architecture and in its traditions too.

Naples has lots of important monuments but it is also a true city, dynamic and full of shops and resturants.

Museums

Naples is famous al lover the world for its heritage and that’s why it is esteemed not only by neapolitan people but also by tourists. A lot of interesting museums enrich this city full of very precious artworks.

  • Museo di Palazzo Reale, Piazza del Plebiscito
  • Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Piazza Museo
  • Museo Nazionale e Certosa di San Martino, Largo San Martino
  • Museo e Gallerie Nazionali di Capodimonte, Parco di Capodimonte
  • Cappella Sansevero, Via de Sanctis
  • Museo Civico Filangieri, Via Duomo
  • Museo Duca di Martina, Villa Floridiana
  • Museo Civico di Castel Nuovo, Piazza Municipio
  • Museo Principe Aragona Pignatelli Cortes, Riviera di Chiaia

Castels

In Naples there are five castles, built during the centuries which were the permanent abode of kings, queens and princes of the city.

  • Castel Sant’Elmo (XIV sec.), Via Tito Angelini
  • Castel dell’Ovo (IX sec.), Borgo Marinaro
  • Castel Nuovo (XIII sec.), Piazza Municipio
  • Castel Capuano (XII sec.) e Porta Capuana (XV sec.), Piazza De Nicola

Churches

Naples is also called the city with a thousand churches.
Precisely there are a lot of churches: the only city in Italy with more churches than Naples is Rome. Some churches represent a symbol of Naples and it is well worth visiting at least one of them.

  • San Francesco di Paola (XIX sec.), Piazza del Plebiscito
  • San Domenico Maggiore (XIII sec.), Piazza San Domenico
  • Santa Chiara (XIV sec.), Via Benedetto Croce
  • Gesù Nuovo (XVI sec.), Piazza del Gesù
  • Duomo (XIV sec.), Via Duomo
  • San Giovanni a Carbonara (XIV sec.), Via Carbonara
  • San Lorenzo Maggiore (XIII sec.), Piazza San Gaetano
  • San Paolo Maggiore (XVI sec.), Piazza San Gaetano
  • Sant’Anna dei Lombardi (XV sec.), Via Monteoliveto
  • Santa Maria Donnaregina (XIV sec.), Vico Donnaregina
  • Santa Maria del Carmine (XII sec.), Piazza del Carmine

Archeological Sites

Naples historical centre was declared in 1998 UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE.
Each corner of the city is full of valued artworks and monuments which make Naples an unforgettable stop-over for every traveller.

  • Scavi del Duomo, Via Duomo
  • Scavi di San Lorenzo Maggiore, Piazza San Gaetano
  • Napoli sotterranea, Piazza San Gaetano
  • Parco archeologico di Posillipo, la gaiola
  • Crypta Napoletana, Salita Piedigrotta