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Castel Nuovo - Maschio Angioino

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Address: Piazza Municipio, 80133, Naples, Italy
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081.7957708
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Headquarters of the Neapolitan Society of National History.

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Fascinating tour led by local archeologists!

My partner and I visited Naples for a weekend in January 2017. On the Sunday we decided to visit Castel Nuovo, a 12th century castle near the centre of town. There we decided to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 10, 2017
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2017

My partner and I visited Naples for a weekend in January 2017. On the Sunday we decided to visit Castel Nuovo, a 12th century castle near the centre of town. There we decided to go on a 45 minute tour led by one of the group of guides, who all study the castle's history as archeologists. Our tour was great,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

It's an incredible view from an amazing castle. Inside the castle there is an exposition of art. Following some comments from people i don't get inside, but only to see it from outside is worth it.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

This one is a great ancient coast protection structure, works very well as a tourist attraction because is very nice since the first minute you see it, inside you will find a museum and a beautiful structure in the top, this general tour will take no more than 30 min, there are some extreme activities inside one of the towers... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

When it rains in Naples it really rains! We were on our way to catch the Ischia ferry and had some time to kill when the heavens opened and we scurried into Castle Nuovo not having planned to see it whilst we were in Naples. We were pleasantly surprise with the place. It's an imposing medieval fortress overlooking the harbour... More 

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

We chose to visit this beautiful castle with a guide, Marco, who was very attentive, precise and friendly. We went through some areas which didn't seem to be open to non-guided tours and had a fun experience visiting the different chambers and hearing about the history of the city. I definitely recommend it.

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Padua, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Unless it's very rainy, you can enjoy this Castle standing outside and saving 6 euros. Most of the floors are closed

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

A must visit. Various spaces to visit inside. Very interesting and educational about the history of French and Spanish previous domination. A great tour given by Marco.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

I took the 10€ tour. It was a great tour and very informative of the history of castle. I recommend tourists to visit this historical place when visiting Napoli.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I took the €10 (per head) tour of the castle, which was worth every penny. The tour was about an hour and included a walk of this historic castle from the parapet to the dungeon. Our guide, Marco, was well informed and spoke excellent English. We're very happy we took the time for this!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

Good first castle experience. Not extremely captioned but authentic defensive structure which is well filled with Cannon facing inlland (?) Some statues, etc. .Didn't allocate time for art exhibit. .Kids are beyond teens. (20-30's).

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