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Castel dell'Ovo

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Address: Via Eldorado 3 | L'accesso al castello è gratuito. L'orario indicato è quello estivo., 80132, Naples, Italy
Phone Number: +39 081 795 6180
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Sun 9:00 am - 1:15 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 6:45 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Ancient castle on the bay-free to wander!

This was our first tourist stop in Naples and it was a great way to begin our days there! Legend has it that an egg hidden inside has magically powers given to it by the poet... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Hartford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Free entry was good as, other than a fairly interesting but small art exhibition on gender identity, there wasn't much to see here. The building is impressive and the views are good but beyond that, there's not much to see or do here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our first tourist stop in Naples and it was a great way to begin our days there! Legend has it that an egg hidden inside has magically powers given to it by the poet Virgil. As long as the egg is intact, Naples will stand. So far, so good! Great views of the bay and neat site to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent medieval castle on the water in Naples. It's very distinctive and you know you're in Naples when you see it.

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Miami
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked to Castel Dell'Ovo from our hotel (about 10 minute), made it all the way to the top. From there you can see the amazing city of Naples. A great place for families, a must see.

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This castel has a nice view to the see. It is nice to walk around and inside. And it is free to enter. Totally worth one visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The castle is situated a small walk from pizza plebiscito it's on the water. You can take a lift to the first floor. There are many parts to the castle closed to the public but it's worth a visit for the setting and views and also it's totally free.

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Thank Kay T
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent a good hour wandering round here. Not only is the castle itself very interesting but the views are brilliant. A big bonus, and most unusual, was that it was free.

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Coleraine, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent a day of our trip along the sea front and visited Castel dell'Ovo. Free admission. Fantastic views from the various levels. We were there on a hot sunny day and the breeze on the top level was wonderful. Fantastic views of the bay and the city. Has a lift for anyone not able or wanting to climb the steps/paths.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pretty low key. We stumbled upon a small museum sponsored by a local university while exploring the castle. It gave us a lot of the historical information that we wouldn't have known otherwise. They rely on tips to stay afloat, so we tipped them. When we were leaving a local artist had a show in one of the large inner... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was the last place we wandered around in Naples and we loved its position and architecture. We were told that you pay but no-one asked us to so the enjoyment was even greater. Very good views

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