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Cimitero delle Fontanelle

Address: Via Fontanelle 77, 80136 Naples, Italy
Phone Number: +39 081 795 6160
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Ranked #13 of 197 Attractions in Naples
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Cemeteries, Historic Sites, Caverns/ Caves, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Cemeteries, Historic Sites, Caverns/ Caves, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks

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Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Very interesting to visit and fascinating story behind it. Should be better advertised and signposted!

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Barcelona, Spain
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

First of all, I must say that my point of view may be distorted as I am a bit obsessed with death. I found the cemetry too obscure and the idea of accumulating skulls over each other, skulls of people that died just some years ago, really disturbing. Also, it is on the poorest quarter of Naples which as you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Very interesting and unexpected place that is worth your time. I agree with others that it can be a bit hard to find (even with a smart phone) but after going down the stairs where you think you are lost, keep heading uphill after the Church on the left-hand side you'll find it. Free to enter as well! Made me... More 

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Trondheim
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This painting is worth a visit to Napoli alone, but fantastic art Collection as well. Easy to find, Bank of Napoli

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Aviano, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Having been travelling all over Italy for two years I was getting a little bored with visiting yet another Cuomo and church so off we went in search of this somewhat different cemetery. It's a little out of the way, best to look for the church next to it. The experience was unique indeed, rather eerie and not to be... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Had the privilege of being driven there by a friend, so no issues in locating the place whatsoever. Although I was given a briefing on the history of this 'museum'..I was caught totally unaware. It's unique. It's great for some self introspection. It was in a way, the perfect way to end my holidays! Hardly any tourists, which really helps... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Don't only go for the skulls - the place on its own has an unique spirit. Take time to watch out of the "windows" - marvelous! And not so hard to find as so many say: Just go with the Underground to Marterdei - than use the left exit - look downwards the hill and you see a one-story "house"... More 

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Naples, Campania, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Not the easiest of Napoli's sites to find but keep asking the locals and you'll get there.....then when you do...WOW! A must for a couple of days in Naples.

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is like no other place I have visited and a real interesting sight. What struck m the most was the sheer size of the place. Fully recommend getting a taxi there as impossible to find otherwise and then you can walk back to the main streets taking in the real side of the city.

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Melbourne, Australia
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

As a traveler, you see churches. In Italy, lots and lots of churches. After seeing this place featured in the 2014 movie The Trip to Italy, and having a recommendation from our hotel that this was one of Naples' best sites I made the trip. The day I went my friend had already left, so I did it alone despite... More 

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