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Culture of Naples. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Napoli ed il Vesuvio Exploration of local landmarks and sights will turn into an unforgettable experience as the city of Naples and its suburbs count inestimable architectural landmarks and monuments as well as remarkable historical objects in hundreds. A perfect landmark of the Renaissance epoch is the Cuomo Palace (Palazzo Cuomo). Its construction was started in the 1464 and lasted for 26 years. At present the palace hosts the Filangiere Museum displaying an assortment of antique arms, art objects and porcelain and enamel wares.
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The San Giorgio Maggiore church stands next to the palace. The church is among most significant religious landmarks of the city. The first religious building on its place was erected as far back as in the 5th century. In the 17th century the church was totally reconstructed and since that time the building has not survived any scale renovation. The ancient Camaldoli Monastery is a must visit place for the city guests.
The monastery was established in the 16th century and is located on a high hill. The territory of the monastery features several spacious well equipped observation terraces performing a vibrant view over the city. The same important historical landmark is the Cappella dei Sansevero. The chapel was built in 1590 and served as funeral chapel for the members of Sangro family. In the 18th century the chapel was reconstructed and renovated and today it is one of the most interesting museums of the city displaying a collection of religious statues. Copyright
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The Naples National Archeological Museum will be of great interest for each and every traveler. The museum was established in the 18th century. It keeps one of the richest archeological collections in Italy. A part of the collection consists of the articles discovered during the dig of Pompeii and other Ancient Rome cities. Dramatic art admirers will also find numerous spots of interest in Naples.
Castel Nuovo, Napoli Several times per month the San Carlo Theater holds exciting first nights. The theater is among the largest and most significant theaters in Europe. It amazes the visitors with its unique inimitable atmosphere. Among other objects of tourist attraction the Neapolitan bay is worth mentioning which is a favorite place of hiking and open air leisure enthusiasts. The Monte Oliveto Street is a concentration of architectural landmarks and sights. Majestic palaces and marvelous residences are set there at every turn. A significant symbol of the city of Naples is the Duomo di San Gennaro named after its main protector.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Naples and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

City tours, excursions and tickets in Naples and surroundings

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What to visit during two-day excursion in Naples

Where: via Duomo, Naples;
The Royal Palace
Where: piazza Plebiscito 1, Naples;
Reggia Di Capodimonte
Where: Parco di Capodimonte, Naples; Telephone: +39 081 749 9111;
Castel Maschio Angiolino
Where: piazza Municipio, Naples;
Castel Dell’ovo
Where: Borgo Marinari, Naples; Telephone: +39 081 764 0590;
Church Of Santa Chiara
Where: via Benedetto Croce, Naples; Telephone: +39 081 797 1231;
Church Of San Lorenzo Maggiore
Where: via Tribunali 316, Naples; Telephone: +39 081 290 580;
Church Of San Gregorio Armeno
Where: via San Gregorio Armeno, Naples; Telephone: +39 081 552 0186;
Church Of Gesù Nuovo
Where: piazza del Gesù nuovo, Naples; Telephone: +39 081 551 8613;
Reference information
Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Naples
♥   Palace 'Royal Palace' Naples, 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Palace of Portici' Portici, 7.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Royal Palace of Carditello' Caserta, 25.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Royal Palace of Caserta' , 27.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Naples and around
♥   Art museum 'Naples National Archaeological Museum' Naples, 2.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Museo di Capodimonte' Naples, 3.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Archaeological Museum of the Campi Flegrei' Bacoli, 14.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Caserta Palace' Naples, 27.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Naples
♥   Pontificia Reale Basilica di S. Giacomo degli Spagnoli, Napoli, 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica Santuario del Gesù Vecchio dell’Immacolata di Don Placido, Napoli, 1.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Domenico Maggiore, Napoli, 1.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Paolo Maggiore, Napoli, 2.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica San Gennaro ad Antignano, Napoli, 2.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica dell’Incoronata Madre del Buon Consiglio, Napoli, 3.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica Santuario di S. Maria della Neve, Napoli, 7.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Naples and near

Volcano Campi Flegrei

From the series “Sleeping Super-Volcanoes Capable of Destroying Whole Regions”
Locals see how the cliffs level of the high changes from the vibrations of the earth layers. Even more the coastline goes closer and closer. Pozzuoli is a popular touristic place. There were found a lot of outstanding antique items. Tourists can order an interesting coastline excursion and see the drowned Seneca city. It went under the water within a short period of time. The reason was hidden in a vibration of the earth layers. Today tourists can see saved parts through the floor illuminators in the boat-cruisers. … Read further


From the series “Famous Sunken Towns”
Trade of fake artifacts went on an incredible scale, the bulk of them was supplied to the markets of Rome, which caused prosperity of Baiae. The ancient city has been living in a constant atmosphere of idleness and pleasure. Incredibly beautiful mansions have been erected there, and their luxurious finish would be more impressive than in many royal palaces. At the decline of the Roman Empire the town was destroyed and eventually fell into neglect. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Naples

Culture guide to Naples. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Naples: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Naples. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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