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

Despite its modest size, the island of Capri is characterized by an abundance of unique attractions. There are amazing historical buildings and archaeological areas, as well as curious natural attractions. The island is ready to offer its guests a very rich and interesting program of excursions.
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The main symbol of the island is the Blue Grotto (Grotto azzurro). It is a long chain of caves formed in limestone rocks. As the name suggests, the water in the grotto is of deep blue color. Many curious myths are associated with this natural landmark; according to one of them, this ancient cave was a temple of nymphs.
As for historical sites, the most interesting among them is Villa Jovis. According to one version, this luxurious villa once belonged to the emperor Tiberius. The building has well preserved to our days and gives a complete picture of the former splendor of the imperial palace. The architectural monument of the later period is Villa Malaparte. It is located on a high cliff of Punta Massullo. This red-brick building looks very impressive at the sea landscape. Copyright
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In the southern part of the island there is another important natural landmark, Giardini di Augusto. This is an incredibly beautiful park with an abundance of exotic plants and flowers. Rather unusual object is situated in the park; we are talking about the monument to Lenin.
capri The town of Capri features a lot of interesting religious sites. The most impressive monument of the 17th century is Cattedrale di Santo Stefano. Only Clock tower, which is visible from many different areas of the town, has survived to the present day. A major renovation of Certosa di San Giacomo was completed recently. The monastery was founded in the 14th century; it is reminiscent of the days when the island was the main scenic abode of monks. There are numerous pristine elements of architecture and decorations in the monastery, including priceless frescoes and religious artifacts. On Marina Grande originates Phoenician Steps (La scala fenicia) connecting the capital of the island with picturesque town of Ankapri. The staircase has more than 900 steps, so you need to spend at least an hour to climb it.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Capri 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 Capri and surroundings

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Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Capri
♥   Palace 'Palace of Portici' Portici, 31 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Royal Palace' Naples, 31.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Royal Palace of Carditello' Caserta, 57 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Royal Palace of Caserta' , 58.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Art galleries in Capri and around
♥   Art museum 'Archaeological Museum of the Campi Flegrei' Bacoli, 32 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Capri
♥   Ex cattedrale Santa Maria delle Grazie, Massa Lubrense, 10.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cattedrale di Ss. Filippo e Giacomo, Sorrento, 13.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Antonio Abate, Sorrento, 14 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Michele Arcangelo, Piano di Sorrento, 16.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Maria del Lauro, Meta di Sorrento, 17.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Ex cattedrale Santissima Annunziata, Vico Equense, 19.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Maria Assunta, Castellabate, 22.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Capri 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

Amalfi Coast

From the series “16 Most Fascinating Objects of Unesco in Italy”
Nevertheless the small size, Positiano is quite popular among tourists. There was saved an old church and a great number of hundreds of years old houses. There were opened mini-hotels with a traditional interior for tourists from the whole world. Amalfi is also a nice seaside town. The main symbol of the city is the Cathedral Church of 957 years. It was named in honour of the Gospel writer Andrew. … Read further


From the series “The Most Magical and Picturesque Cities in the World”
There are just over 10000 people living on the island, its area is only 4.1 square meters. An islet has been formed as a result of volcanic activity. The first settlers on its territory appeared in the prehistoric era. Today, in addition to the colorful embankment, the ancient church of the Archangel Michael is of great interest to tourists. The inhabitants of the island consider him to be their patron. It is best to explore the island on foot. Here, you can see interesting sights at every step. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Capri

Culture guide to Capri. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Capri: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Capri. 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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