Located in Riviera di Chiaia in a garden nearby the sea this neoclassical house is very impressive as it still has a feel of how the high society of Naples lived sometime ago.
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The Villa museum (ground floor) was very interesting. Even the visitor's lobby had large decorated vases, and the hosts could look down from the upper level. The lighting fixtures, the chandeliers, the ornate mirrors were a sight to behold. Lots of richly decorative wares, with...More
This former royal villa is now a small museum and conference centre with an attractive landscaped garden. It was originally built for an englishman, Sir John Acton at the end of the eighteenth century. The coach collection is worth the trip alone.
Well worth a visit we thought it was a real insight into how the other half lived in the 19th and early 20th century. The coach museum was especially interesting and had a amazing collection of old coaches and asocciated equipment well worth the €5...More
While I've been to Naples 6 or 7 times I was attracted by something else leaving it for an option, this time I decided to go for sure: white from main front looking to the sea, it is red from the back. nice 2-storied mansion...More
The most part of Naples - amazing and noisy. But at this place you feel like at another city - here time have stopped. Very beautiful, a lots of flowers and trees, quiet and cozy. The villa looks like 200 years ago. Wonderful rooms, furniture...More
This museum is great. The building is a beautiful 19th century villa on the west side of town on Riviera di Chiaia. The villa belonged to the Rotschild's until they were forced to sell it after the Italian reunification. It then belonged to Italian aristocrats...More
Beautiful interior decorating, ornaments and mirrors. Manicured gardens and is this Villa and museum a little oasis in the busy and dense populated Naples. Give a very good idea how the rich lived in the good old days. A must see.
This house, in the middle of a park (most Italian houses have their gardens in the center) gives some idea of aristocratic living in Naples in earlier centuries. The house is lovely and well-preserved. But the really interesting part is the museum of "carrozze", i.e.,...More
The home ofthe Rothschilds when theuy holidayed in Naples, the building is exquisite decorated and furnished. The sun terrace with its columns and statues is spectacular. There are occasional music concerts in the building but casual visitors can still wander around. We found the entrance...More