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The city of Naples, unique in the world. Experience a trip to this city means being able to enjoy in the same place gastronomic excellence, timeless architectural beauty, magnificent landscapes and unspoiled places. But also entertainment, folklore and technological excellence. Increasingly in recent years a destination for tourists from all over the world is a perfect place to enjoy fantastic days in both summer and winter.
Top 10 attractions in Naples
1. Vesuvius volcano
The Vesuvius volcano is the main elevation of the Campania region in southern Italy. It is known worldwide for a famous eruption in the 1st century A.D., which buried the commercial city of Pompeii. The volcano, still active, is 1281mts above sea level.
2. Ruins of Pompei
Pompeii is an architectural museum-park where you can see the amazingly well preserved remains of the city of Pompeii, one of the great commercial ports of the Roman Empire, buried by the ashes of Vesuvius in 79 A.D.
Mergellina is an area of the city of Naples, located in the district of Chiaia, known for its remarkable natural beauty and a sea away from the big port, crystal clear. Mergellina has been, for years, an inspiration for Italian and foreign artists and filmmakers.
Via Chiaia is a street located in the neighborhood that bears its name, part of the city of Naples. It is a route full of history, which leads from the centre of the district, towards the Flegrean fields, and today it is a reference in the field of high-end shopping.
5. Via Toledo
Since the 16th century, the Via Toledo has been a symbol of the city of Naples, accompanied by squares, monuments, churches and palaces of the nobility of the modern age. The Via Toledo is today one of the main commercial points of the city.
6. Basilica of Santa Chiara
The Basilica of Santa Chiara is one of the largest and most important monuments of worship in the city of Naples. The construction was completed in the 14th century, at the request of Roberto d’Angio and restructured in the Baroque style in the 18th century.
7. Castel dell' Ovo
Its name comes from a legend told by the famous poet Virgil, which tells of a magic egg hidden in the seeds of the castle, which would keep it standing. It is the oldest castle in Naples, originally looking like a Norman castle but has undergone numerous restorations modifying the facades.
8. Napoli sotterranea
The subsoil of Naples is a group of galleries, corridors and structures whose first construction dates back to some centuries before Christ, and were used until the end of the Second World War. Today it is possible to visit a small part of the immense underground network.
9. San Carlo theatre
The San Carlo Theatre is the largest theatre in the city of Naples. Founded in 1737 by Carlo de Borbone, the San Carlo Theatre hosts a large part of the area’s classical musical and theatrical activity. With a capacity of 1737 seats, it is one of the most prestigious theatres in Italy.
10. Historical pizzerias
Pizza is part of the irreplaceable tradition of the city of Naples, from the famous Margherita to the most rare and sought-after pizzas. Since 1700, the production of pizzas for sale has been registered in Naples, marking the city’s special value over the years.