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“A View Worth the Trip” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Posillipo

Posillipo
Naples, Italy
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Ranked #18 of 197 Attractions in Naples
Type: Reefs, Cultural
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Naples, Italy
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“A View Worth the Trip”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Take a walk along the waterfront west of downtown Naples and you begin to climb Posillipo Hill. The shore road towers over several dozen "beach homes" (that cost severl million dollars each) and within about a mile from the docks, you have a view worthy of a National Geopgraphic cover picture. The "beach houses" are far below the road and if you are watchful, you can have a picture of Castello D'Ovo centered right under Mt. Visuvius. A bit further along the road and you can take photos centered on the castle with Visuvius on the right and the marinas and port on the left.

It is not a steep walk, but it is a hill, so be careful. The neighborhood is decent and there is a sprinking of mom-and-pop shops along the way for snacks and water. Parking there, as in most of Naples, is abysmal. If walking the long hill is a problem, drive up it to Piazza San Luigi (you can't miss it as it is a parking lot for a movie theater in the middle of a residential area), park there and walk back towards Naples a few hundred yards.

Visited March 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

The walk up the Posillipo Hill was the focus point of our trip.
We started by walking up on a small street and ended in seeing the hill, with the entire bay area and Capri
Totally worth it

Visited October 2012
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“Great place to veiw the Bay”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

The market on the hill was just like any other Napels market except it lacked in the food department. Wonderful views of the bay. The walking path/bike path is great to take a stroll with kids.

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Rome, Italy
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“Super Panorama”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

From the hill you can see the entire bay of Naples, Vesuvio and Capri, the sunset is magic! To go there you can get the bus 140, you can go to the top and then you can go downwards slowly...wonderful walk.

Visited July 2012
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“The city at your feet”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

Can be reached from Mergellina metro station(line 6) or funicular station with the same name.From here you can walk on Via Orazio for an outstanding view of the city and the Gulf of Naples.Don't miss Belvedere di Sant'Antonio a Posillipo.Then you can descent on Rampe Sant'Antonio a Posillipo(a steep,sinuous old street) to Piazza Sannazzaro and Mergellina harbour.

Visited August 2011
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