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Castel Sant'Elmo

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Address: Via Tito Angelini 20, 80129 Naples, Italy
Phone Number: 081 22 94 401
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After eating pizza, this was one of my favorite things to do in the city of Naples. It is free to go the first Sunday of the month. My husband and I spent about an hour and a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

After eating pizza, this was one of my favorite things to do in the city of Naples. It is free to go the first Sunday of the month. My husband and I spent about an hour and a half walking around here gazing at the sea and city. Just take the funicular up there. It's nice if you like views.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Not sure if it was worth the money, however I will admit the views were amazing. It is something you should do however just to see what the castle was like. However I wish there was some more guidance about the castle and its history.

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Castle located on top of the hill with a spectacular view of the bay of Naples and beyond. It's breathtaking. Don't worry about seeing the castle, there is nothing there. I reccomned taking the little train (furnicolare)up the hill. It is located on a little piazzetta on Via Toledo, only 3 minute walk from piazza plebiscito. Then take the long... More 

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Comox Valley, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Not sure about the castle itself as we were only given access to the top outdoor top of the castle area. The 360 degree views were outstanding and provided some awesome pictures.

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Naples, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This was by far the most beautiful view of Naples and the bay. If you walk, it is a climb, but so worth it.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The views from here are great, but that is about it. There is no visitor information leaflet, you can't go inside and all the staff I came into contact with seemed miserable. If it were a more interactive and informative exhibit it would be worth the 5 euros for the ticket. That said there is a nice, reasonably priced coffee... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The building itself is nothing special, and large parts of it were off limits. But, that view! Worth the €5 admission price by itself.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The castle, located at the highest point of the city provides a beautiful view on Naples and surroundings. The castle itself is not very interesting as we could only visit the outside.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Taking the funicular railway up there is fun. Great views from the ramparts of the whole of Naples. Modern art exhibition on currently is not bad. Combine this with a visit to San Martino, two minutes away...

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Montgomery, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Best view of the city you will find. Not much to see once you're at the top inside the actual fortress, but it is worth the price of admission for a walk around the perimeter.

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Additional Information about Castel Sant'Elmo

Address: Address: Via Tito Angelini 20, 80129 Naples, Italy
Phone Number: 081 22 94 401
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Naples
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm

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