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Castel Sant'Elmo

Via Tito Angelini 20, 80129 Naples, Italy
081 22 94 401
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Ranked #29 of 219 attractions in Naples
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Lookouts
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Helsingborg, Sweden
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249 reviews 249 reviews
99 attraction reviews
272 helpful votes 272 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

It was not worth 6 euro to see the view that is almost the same from many other places.There is some gallery also but nothing special.

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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

There's not much to see of the building itself, as the entrance to the actual castle is forbidden. The real attraction is the view from the top of the castle, and it costs 5euros to go in, worth it! 360 view of the beautiful city of Naples, truly breathtaking. You can see every bit of Naples from here: Posillipo, Mergellina,... More

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Braga, Portugal
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The building has not much to be seen. However the entrance is free and you can enjoy a nice view to the bay and Capri island, and also a good view to the city. You will find many couples having photos there (it seems newlyweds go there for good luck). Since I was staying nearby it was really worth the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This was a highlight of our trip to Naples. The view of the city really let's you see how it's laid out in relation to the water and the mountain!

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Bacoli, Italy
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

General admission to 5 euros but being a teacher, I was able to get it for 2.50. Children are free. At that rate...it was well worth it. There isn't a whole lot to see as far as the castle itself goes but you are able walk around the perimeter of almost the entire thing and see the most incredible views... More

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Nettlebed, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

It's a bit of a hike to get to from the town centre, but the view from the battlements is stunning. Nothing much else to do but walk around and take in the scenery, but at only 5 euros it's worth it.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

The entrance fee is 5 Euros each adult price, and the only thing worth going for is the view from the top, which is spectacular. There is a small art museum at the top, but nothing else. We enjoyed the view and the little chance of peace and quiet in which to enjoy it....it was worth paying to get away... More

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San Luis Obispo, CA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

There is nothing to see but the view of the city and that is free from the street leading to the entrance. Go instead to the Monestary of St. Martin (Cetosa di San Marino) better views and an incredible museum and site - well worth it.

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Tortona, Italy
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1,152 reviews 1,152 reviews
895 attraction reviews
416 helpful votes 416 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

An incredible and unforgettable adventure at the Castel Sant 'Elmo . Located at the top of Vomero and to get there has been quiet difficult, first you have to take the funicular that connects the lower area of Naples or the old town with the hill. Once at the top just follow the signs that lead near the castle after... More

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

if you want to see Naples and Mt Vezuvious take the funicular central line to Fuga station and follow the signs to st ELMOS. CASTLE. The ticket is 5 euros for a 360 degree view of Naples . The museum was closed so we didnt see anything, but because it was a sunny, windy day we got a great view... More

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