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Naples, Italy (Porto)
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Ranked #64 of 222 attractions in Naples
Type: Neighborhoods
Description: This large residential neighborhood is located high in the hills with sweeping views of Naples.
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Tortona, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

This is without a doubt the most beautiful district of Naples, quieter and less busy for what I could see during my journey here. The Vomero is famous throughout the world for its spectacular panoramic views and almost all the photos that you see with the Gulf of Naples and Mount Vesuvius in the background has Been taken right here... More

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Literally, it is up on a hill overlooking Napoli with quite a spectacular view of the city and the sea beyond. Unlike Napoli, the streets are clean and the overall ambiance is very upscale. There are beautiful Art Nouveau buildings to be seen there as well on a lovely walk down the hill side.

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Melbourne, Australia
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51 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

A different part of Naples above the swarming crowds of old Naples. Its more upmarket with great views of Naples and the bay. Accessible by a quaint funicular. While your up here make sure you check out the Certosa di San Martino and Castel Sant'Elmo.

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Tavernspite, null, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
47 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Vomero is easy to reach by furnicular from Montesanto ( this is the big station with the escalators NOT the much smaller metro station round the corner). If you have bought a Napoli Artecard, the furnicular ride is free. You won't get much of a view from the furnicular itself because much of the journey is inside a tunnel, but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Up the funicular railway from Montesanto and you enter a different world. A total contrast to the wonderful chaos of Naples below, this area is clean and calm by comparison. Even the car parking seems to have a sense of order. Maybe going on a Sunday helped. Still need to watch where you step though. Nicer area = richer inhabitants... More

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

I stayed here for 3 days and never once was I bored, so much to see and do, I recommend you visit the castle for some beautiful views of Naples and the bay, Villa Flordiana was an oasis of calm, also with vistas worth seeing. You can also get the metro or the funicular down into the city, a 90... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

This was by far THE most amazing place I have ever been to. I went there in 2005 for a job as a child minder and stayed with the family I was working for in Naples. I visited vomero nearly everyday and never got board of it. I loved then people and atmousphere. I miss it everyday and will one... More

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

.....and stepped into a completely different city. Vomero is set high on a hill in Napoli and is considered one of the best neighbourhoods in the area. The streets and general ambiance feel quite different from other areas of the city. Clean streets with really nice feel to it. More 'well known' shops in this area if that's what you're... More

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Naples, Italy
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73 reviews 73 reviews
38 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Vomero is the area that puts Naples shopping on the map. The central area is blocked off to most traffic and on a nice weekend afternoon has the feel of a large mall with street performers and ice cream (gelato) shops. The shopping area is several blocke long and wide an contains hundreds of small shops selling everything under the... More

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Cologne, Germany
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43 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Lucky are those who live in Vomero! Really nice neighbourhood, it is very pleasant to live there! Good subway connections, many ice cream shops (delicious!), in the summer there is a cool breeze so it doesn't get too hot (of course depends on what 'hot' means to you ;-) ). Overall very nice!

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