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Royal Palace of Caserta, Italy

From series “16 Most Fascinating Objects of Unesco in Italy”
Year: 1780.

Royal Palace in Caserta is the largest building of the 18th century in Europe. That’s why it deserves a lot of touristic and architectural attention. The palace is covering an area of about 245 000 m2. There have placed 1200 rooms. It is unbelievable but the palace was built in 28 years from 1752 until 1780. The wonderful palace is surrounded by a huge park area. On its territory, you can see a lot of nice fountains and sculptures. The park has a great number of rare plants and trees.

Royal Palace of Caserta, Italy As it was many years ago the Royal Palace still adores with the luxurious interiors. The throne hall is decorated with gilding and the main staircase looks like a real masterpiece. The decoration is made in the Empire style. There was used the best marble, precious metals and paints interstice with pieces of gild.

40 rooms have painted walls and today right here has placed the museum. There are presented royal collections of ancient pieces of art, antique furniture and precious adornment. The five-floored palace is 36 meters high. If you want to see all the gorgeous rooms, sleeping rooms and corners, 100 excursions won’t be enough. If you want to see not only the palace but also the fabulous park, come here in the warm season. Next - Savoy Residences in Turin


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Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Credito Emiliano Spa' located in 0.35 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Mezzullo Autobus - Autolinee e Noleggio' is located in 0.45 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Nuzzo Giovanni Carburanti' in 0.44 km
Supermarket: 'Carrefour Market - Supermarket' in 0.42 km
Parking: 'Parking Reggia Di Caserta' in 0.29 km
Apotheek: 'Farmacia D'Errico Dott.Cosmo' in 0.41 km
Police station: 'Gruppo Carabinieri Forestale Caserta' in 0.27 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Cortes neapolitan bistrot' in 0.23 km
Railway station: 'Caserta' in 0.49 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Capodichino Airport NAP - in 21 km
 »  Salerno Airport QSR - in 70 km
 »  Gino Lisa Airport FOG - in 108 km
 »  Abruzzo Airport PSR - in 151 km
 »  Ciampino Airport CIA - in 165 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Royal Palace of Caserta

Villa Maria Cristina

Located in 0 km from Royal Palace of Caserta
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Rooms: 18
Rooms have a modern design, each with parquet floors and an LCD TV with Sky channels. They also include a minibar. Breakfast at the Maria Cristina … More: photo, rates and booking
Agriturismo Il Contadino

Located in 1 km from Royal Palace of Caserta
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Rooms: 6
Rooms at Agriturismo Il Contadino come with a flat-screen TV, a desk and cool tiled or marble floors. The private bathroom includes a hairdryer and … More: photo, rates and booking
Tea Palace Hotel

Located in 2 km from Royal Palace of Caserta
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Rooms: 25
Rooms at the Tea Palace come with tiled or marble floors, a fridge and a flat-screen TV. The private bathroom includes a hairdryer and free … More: photo, rates and booking
Novotel Caserta Sud

Located in 3 km from Royal Palace of Caserta
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Rooms: 126
Within a 2 km radius of the famous Reggia di Caserta (Royal Palace) and main railway station, Novotel Caserta Sud is located in Caserta's financial … More: photo, rates and booking

Nearest unique sightseeing spots to visit

Vesuvius Volcano
29 km - Vesuvius Volcano
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Volcano Campi Flegrei
31 km - Volcano Campi Flegrei
Volcano Campi Flegrei has placed not far from Napoli. The caldera diameter is 13 kilometers. If once this volcano erupts, the largest part of Europe will be wiped off the map. The area of the volcano active plate is about 100 square meters. The magma goes quite close …
Baiae
34 km - Baiae
From the series 'Famous Sunken Towns'

The Italian city of Baiae has very unusual fate. Once it has occupied the picturesque coastal territory of the Bay of Naples. It has gone under water as a result of volcanic activity centuries ago. Even today Baiae is synonymous with corruption and indolence, as …
Procida
42 km - Procida
An Italian island of Procida is unique in all respects. It is one of the oldest resorts in the world. The main symbol of the miniature islet is its embankment, along which lovely houses of all shades of the rainbow are located. It is this part of the island that can be …
Positano Village
50 km - Positano Village
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Amalfi Coast
54 km - Amalfi Coast
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Top destination around Royal Palace of Caserta - Naples

Its territory features scenic olive woods and green meadows. The main inhabitants of the island are still wild birds and rabbits. A perfect place for hiking and recreation will be the memorial park which is located on a high cliff. The park features numerous exotic plants and offers a great panoramic view over the city.
Eco tourists should set off to the Visuvio Volcano. Those who will manage to climb up the volcano will get a perfect opportunity to make an exciting trip around the vent of the eruption as well as to enjoy a breath taking bird’s eye view over the city and suburbs. Naples features a great many of entertaining centers which are perfect for family visits.

Tourists traveling with kids should visit a local aquarium named the Anton Dohrn Aquarium. It is located not far from the city center and offers its guests numerous exciting attractions and excursions. Those looking for more unusual leisure and adventures will like an entertaining program offered by the INAF Capodimonte Astronomical planetarium. The Panda park of attractions is of great popularity among city visitors. It is designed for younger children and toddlers, the territory of the park features various playing grounds and attractions.
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