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Art Museum
“by CIRCUMVESUVIANA - STOP: PIAZZA GARIBALDI. METRO LINEA 1 - STOP:DANTE. or METRO LINEA 2 - STOP : MONTESANTO The Sansevero Chapel, the temple of Prince Raimondo di Sangro The San Severo Chapel in Naples is a fascinating and full of mystery monument. Famous throughout the world for being the custodian of one of the most surprising works representing the veiled Christ. The Chapel of San Severo it is the most visited by Italian and foreign tourists who want to breathe personally the air of mystery that reigns around the sculpture. A monument not to be missed and known in every detail. Those who live and live every day in Naples or all those who spend even a few hours from this splendid city cannot avoid visiting the San Severo Chapel, one of the 10 most interesting places to see absolutely. According to legend, the veil of marble that can be seen on the body of Christ, it consists of a veil of real fabric which has undergone a transformation into rock (marbling) thanks to the application of a substance created by the Prince of San Severo, a famous alchemist. In reality the veil effect is due to the great artistic talent of Giuseppe Sanmartino that is the author of the sculpture and the legend has been dispelled by analyzes carried out on purpose. The halo of mystery is strong even on some works with a somewhat macabre appearance hidden in secret rooms that can now be seen in the San Severo Chapel: anatomical machines. These findings have increased the mysterious nature of the Prince and the veiled Christ. However, the place is not only important due to the presence of the incredible statue of the veiled Christ and of its magic, there are indeed other reasons why this must absolutely fall within the things to visit in Naples. First of all the Chapel is a veritable treasure chest, a place full of esoteric and religious symbolism that we try to help you discover in this guide. Its location hidden among the ancient alleys of Naples makes it even more suggestive and engaging, so we try to snatch its secrets and discover the right way to visit a place rich in history like the Chapel of San Severo in Naples.”
  • 325 locals recommend
Park
“Vesuvio National Park, of great geological and historical interest, has been established in order to safeguard the values of the territory, use suitable means to allow a correct integration between man and environment, promote environmental education and scientific research activities. The Park was also born from the need to defend the most famous volcano in the world: Vesuvius, a typical example of fence volcano consisting of an external truncated cone, the extinct Mt. Somma, with a crateric perimeter which has been mainly destroyed and in which there is a smaller cone represented by Vesuvius, which is still active. The territory, rich in historical-naturalistic beauties, boasts of a unique agricultural production for the great variety and originality of its tastes. You can end the day with a wine tasting tour in one of the oldest farm close to it. Top quality of genuine food and wine from the different quality of local grapes.”
  • 93 locals recommend
Museum
“by: CIRCUMVESUVIANA - STOP: PIAZZA GARIBALDI. METRO LINEA 1 - STOP:MUSEO. or METRO LINEA 2 - STOP : PIAZZA CAVOUR. With its rich and unique archaeological collections, this is one of the most ancient and important museums in the world. Its creation is closely tied to the figure of Charles III of the Bourbon dynasty who ascended to the throne of Naples in 1734. He promoted on the one hand the excavations of the Roman towns buried by the eruption of 79 AD and on the other the project of setting up a Museo Farnesiano, moving to Naples part of the rich collection he had inherited through his mother Elisabeth Farnese. It was his son Ferdinand IV who chose the current building to house both the Farnese collection and the relics from the Vesuvian towns, which are still today the Museum’s core collections. The palace, erected as royal cavalry barracks at the end of the 16th century, became the seat of the University of Naples from 1616 to 1777, when it was enlarged and refurbished by the architects Fuga and Schiantarelli. The first galleries were set up during the French Decade (1806-1815) and with the Restoration of the Bourbons in 1816, it became the Real Museo Borbonico. Initially conceived as an encyclopedic museum, it included different Institutes and laboratories (Royal Library, Drawing Academy, Officina dei Papiri and an astronomical Observatory never to be completed), which were all moved to other locations at different times. After the unification of Italy in 1860, it became the National Museum. Its collections were gradually expanded through the acquisition of finds from excavations in Campania and Southern Italy, as well as from private collections. The transfer of all the paintings to the Museum of Capodimonte in 1957, determined its sole identity of Archaeological Museum. With its rich and unique archaeological collections, this is one of the most ancient and important museums in the world. Its creation is closely tied to the figure of Charles III of the Bourbon dynasty who ascended to the throne of Naples in 1734. He promoted on the one hand the excavations of the Roman towns buried by the eruption of 79 AD and on the other the project of setting up a Museo Farnesiano, moving to Naples part of the rich collection he had inherited through his mother Elisabeth Farnese. It was his son Ferdinand IV who chose the current building to house both the Farnese collection and the relics from the Vesuvian towns, which are still today the Museum’s core collections. The palace, erected as royal cavalry barracks at the end of the 16th century, became the seat of the University of Naples from 1616 to 1777, when it was enlarged and refurbished by the architects Fuga and Schiantarelli. The first galleries were set up during the French Decade (1806-1815) and with the Restoration of the Bourbons in 1816, it became the Real Museo Borbonico. Initially conceived as an encyclopedic museum, it included different Institutes and laboratories (Royal Library, Drawing Academy, Officina dei Papiri and an astronomical Observatory never to be completed), which were all moved to other locations at different times. After the unification of Italy in 1860, it became the National Museum. Its collections were gradually expanded through the acquisition of finds from excavations in Campania and Southern Italy, as well as from private collections. The transfer of all the paintings to the Museum of Capodimonte in 1957, determined its sole identity of Archaeological Museum. ”
  • 213 locals recommend
Beach
“The Amalfi Coast its romance, fashion, and laid-back lifestyle. A land of beauty, passion, and myths that inspires poets and artists from around the whole world, southern Italy awaits you. Enjoy a fantastic drive along this scenic coastline, one of the best examples of Mediterranean beauty and culture. Visit its elegant towns and charming villages, and enjoy the unique experience that only southern Italy. Marvel at the beauty of southern Italy's most famous coastline as you ride through charming Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello Enjoy the atmosphere of the Mediterranean Visit the villages and shops ”
  • 115 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“The most famous Island of the Gulf. One day trip to visit Capri, Anacapri, blu Grotto.”
  • 82 locals recommend
Historic Site
“the incredibile tour in the underground of the city,very intresting and exciting. Go deep for 30 metres and discover the old rest of the Greek city.”
  • 150 locals recommend
Entertainment
“La reggia di Caserta è un palazzo reale, con annesso un parco, ubicato a Caserta. È la residenza reale più grande al mondo per volume e i proprietari storici sono stati i Borbone di Napoli, oltre a un breve periodo in cui fu abitata dai Murat. The monumental complex at Caserta, created by the Bourbon king Charles III in the mid-18th century to rival Versailles and the Royal Palace in Madrid, is exceptional for the way in which it brings together a magnificent palace with its park and gardens, as well as natural woodland, hunting lodges and a silk factory. It is an eloquent expression of the Enlightenment in material form, integrated into, rather than imposed on, its natural setting. ”
  • 69 locals recommend
Museum
“Pompeii was an ancient city located in the modern comune of Pompei near Naples in the Campania region of Italy. Pompeii, along with Herculaneum and many villas in the surrounding area (e.g. at Boscoreale, Stabiae), was buried under 4 to 6 m (13 to 20 ft) of volcanic ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. Largely preserved under the ash, the excavated city offered a unique snapshot of Roman life, frozen at the moment it was buried, and an extraordinarily detailed insight into the everyday life of its inhabitants. Pompeii is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Italy, with approximately 2.5 million visitors annually.”
  • 68 locals recommend
Castle
“The oldest castel of the town. The Legend says that Virgilio hid an egg in its foundations that Is capable to keep standing the entire fortress.”
  • 119 locals recommend
Road
“Via Toledo is one of the most famous shopping streets in Naples. In addition to the famous and beautiful metro, it leads directly to Piazza Trieste and Trento and Piazza del Plebiscito. By the way you can find clothes shops of the most famous brands and artisans. A vast and delicious gastronomic proposal: pizza, fried food, desserts and fried pizza. I recommend the sfogliatella from Pintauro and the pizza from Gennaro Salvo.”
  • 104 locals recommend
Hotel
“A nice Piazza to hang out for an aperitivo! You should try the Aperol Spritz by Bar del Lepoga (Da Peppe 6-9pm), it's really good and convenient. It's getting crowed, especialy in the weekend around 23/ 24 pm.”
  • 140 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Famed Naples pizzeria L'Antica Pizzeria Da Michele gets a star turn in the book-cum-movie Eat, Pray, Love, when Julia Roberts eats pizza there! ”
  • 143 locals recommend
Museum
“The Palazzo Reale is a historic building which is very pleasant to see. Although the piazza is very mesmerizing, it also leads to the ocean which again offers gorgeous views and a relaxing stroll along the seashore. ”
  • 93 locals recommend
Opera House
“The most beautiful theatre of the world is 10 minutes walking from Mariolina Amato Art Gallery! Don't lose the visit!”
  • 120 locals recommend
Museum
“This is one of the best choices in Naples, with a spectacular Museum and garden around where lie with magnifique landscape. Then there's the wood where you can walk or run for long miles... I really love it! ”
  • 91 locals recommend
Park
“It covers an area of ​​approximately 92,000 m² at 150 m above sea level, on the promontory of the hill of Posillipo [2], which is crossed by the cave of Seiano under the park.”
  • 92 locals recommend