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#1 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Historic Sites; Religious Sites
Owner description: Built in the late 1500s, this gem of Italian artistic heritage was greatly influenced by the famous Raimondo de Sangro VII,... more » Owner description: Built in the late 1500s, this gem of Italian artistic heritage was greatly influenced by the famous Raimondo de Sangro VII, Prince of Sansevero, a genius of science and invention. « less
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#2 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Tours
Owner description: Enchanting scenery that unfolds to the eyes of visitors, a secret place full of history and magic atmosphere.An emotional... more » Owner description: Enchanting scenery that unfolds to the eyes of visitors, a secret place full of history and magic atmosphere.An emotional journey that conducts visitors in the new section of the underground of Naples. It is situated in Vico del Grottone 4, from to 150 mt. to Plebiscito Square. Until a few years ago it wasa veterinary laboratory, now is the entrance of the Bourbon Tunnel. A staircase with 8 ramps, 33 yards deep descending into the belly of Chiaia. The second entry is in Via Domenico Morelli,40, through the crosswalk of “Quick parking”.The Tunnel was built in 1853 by Ferdinand II of Bourbon, who, concerned about the outbreak of rebellion, he asked for an escape from the Royal Palace to the barrack in Via della Pace, now Via Morelli. The work was uncompleted and, during the second World War, was used by residents of the area as a military hospital, later becoming the Hall Judicial Deposit.The war left its mark even in the subsoil. That’s way there are handwrite, folding beds, messages of wish and desolation of those who lived it and still maintains its memory. Along the tunnel thereare also the evidences, 530 meters, where visitors can discover the history of real life. Through the spacious streets, it’s easy reachable the network of tunnels and cisterns of seventeenth-century,large buildings, where worked the "pozzari", the only connoisseur of Naples underground.The show is stunning, but that's not finished. On Via Morelli appear statues dating back to fascist period and many cars and motorcycles, abandoned for years, freed from piles of rubbish, arranged and illuminated ad hoc for the route.Nothing is left to chance, even lighting, perfectly integrated with the path of the visitors.Since today everything is possible to visit. Five years ago the scenery was completely different.Rubbish, degradation, wastes of all kinds covered the reliquaries. « less
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#3 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Ancient Ruins
Owner description: Pausilypon was the Villa d’otium build by roman knight Publio Vedio Pollio. When Pollio died (15 b.C.) it was given in legacy... more » Owner description: Pausilypon was the Villa d’otium build by roman knight Publio Vedio Pollio. When Pollio died (15 b.C.) it was given in legacy to the emperor Augustus, becoming an official imperial estate. It is located in one of the most fascinating places in Naples with a fantastic view over the Bay of Naples.The gateway to the villa was given by the monumental Seiano’s cave (a tunnel 770 meters long caved in the hillside of Posillipo). « less
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#4 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: The Gaiola Underwater Park is a Marine Protected Area established in 2002 along the Posillipo coast, in the northwestern Gulf... more » Owner description: The Gaiola Underwater Park is a Marine Protected Area established in 2002 along the Posillipo coast, in the northwestern Gulf of Naples. The Park owes its singularity to the fusion of volcanological, biological and archaeological aspects inserted in one of the most attractive coastal landscape in the Gulf. Many ancient roman remains (I Century b.C.) lie underwater because of a geological phenomenon (bradyseism). It’s possible to visit it by glass-bottom boat, snorkeling and diving tours. « less
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#5 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Operas; Theaters; Historic Sites
Owner description: The Teatro di San Carlo was designed by the architects Giovanni Antonio Medrano and Angelo Carasale for the monarch since... more » Owner description: The Teatro di San Carlo was designed by the architects Giovanni Antonio Medrano and Angelo Carasale for the monarch since Charles wanted a new and larger theatre for Naples to replace the old and dilapidated Teatro San Bartolomeo of 1621. On 12 February 1816 the San Carlo was destroyed by fire. The Theatre was re-designed by the architect Antonio Niccolini and rebuilt within ten months on order of King Ferdinand IV. In 1845 there was additional refurbishment and, by 1854, the theatre's interior appearance changed to the now-traditional red and gold.Now carefully restored to its former splendour, the San Carlo is the oldest working theatre in Europe. « less
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#6 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Ancient Ruins; Cemeteries; Historic Sites
Owner description: Around the origin of our Catacombs much has been discussed, they were simpleburial and never were quarries or underground... more » Owner description: Around the origin of our Catacombs much has been discussed, they were simpleburial and never were quarries or underground ways; the first note of the monumentis repeated since the death of St. Agrippino our bishop in the II century, when hisbody was buried there in a noble tomb. Many miracles the saint operated by thetomb, so it became a place of reverence and neapolitan wished to be buried in thatplace. « less
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#7 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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#8 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Museums
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#9 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Religious Sites
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#10 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: The tradition of representing the Holy Family as true art lives on in this narrow street, which is crowded on both sides with... more » Owner description: The tradition of representing the Holy Family as true art lives on in this narrow street, which is crowded on both sides with hundreds of artisan workshops with colorful displays of Nativity scenes. « less
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#11 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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#12 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Historic Sites; Caverns/ Caves; Cemeteries
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#13 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Museums; Specialty Museums
Owner description: Founded in the 14th century as a Carthusian monastery, this museum contains a ceiling painting of the "Ascension" by... more » Owner description: Founded in the 14th century as a Carthusian monastery, this museum contains a ceiling painting of the "Ascension" by Lanfranco and the ceiling fresco of the "Triumph of Judith" (1704) by Luca Giordano. « less
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#14 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; History Museums
Built between 1310 and 1328, this church was built by architect Gagliardo Primario in a provincial gothic style.
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#15 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Religious Sites; Specialty Museums
This church of Monteoliveto, or Sant'Anna dei Lombardi, is known for its quantity and quality of Renaissance sculpture.
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#16 of 220 attractions in Naples
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#17 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Neighborhoods
Owner description: This part of Naples is full of crowded, colorful alleys full of shops, plastic rosaries, fresh seafood and famous artisan... more » Owner description: This part of Naples is full of crowded, colorful alleys full of shops, plastic rosaries, fresh seafood and famous artisan workshops specializing in the city's famous nativity scenes. The street officially starts at Piazza Gesù Nuovo « less
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#18 of 220 attractions in Naples
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#19 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Museums
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#20 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums; Historic Sites; Museums; Art Museums

The Museo Archeologico Nazionale is a wonderul Museum to wonder through!  However it is important to check ahead if you want to see specific items--whole sections of the Museum... more »

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#21 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Religious Sites
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#22 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Art Museums; History Museums
Owner description: This 18th-century museum houses magnificent collections from such renowned artists as Masaccio, Titian, Raphael, El Greco... more » Owner description: This 18th-century museum houses magnificent collections from such renowned artists as Masaccio, Titian, Raphael, El Greco and Bruegel, including the immense Farnese collection. « less
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#23 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites
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#24 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Historic Sites
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#25 of 220 attractions in Naples
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Category: Parks
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#26 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Specialty Museums

Quite recently, and without much publicity, the Museo Nazionale Ferroviario di Pietrarsa reopened to the public. (for the English version of this webpage, click  this link once... more »

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#27 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Reefs
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#28 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Volcanos; Mountains
Owner description: The only active volcano on the mainland of Europe, Mount Vesuvius is famous for the calamitous eruption in 79AD, which buried... more » Owner description: The only active volcano on the mainland of Europe, Mount Vesuvius is famous for the calamitous eruption in 79AD, which buried the towns of Herculaneum and Pompeii. « less
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#29 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Castles; Lookouts
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#30 of 220 attractions in Naples
Category: Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: This part of Naples is considered the historic center of the city, which contains the Palazzo Reale and the splendid churches... more » Owner description: This part of Naples is considered the historic center of the city, which contains the Palazzo Reale and the splendid churches of Gesù Nuovo, San Lorenzo and Santa Chiara. « less
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