Discover some of Naples’ treasures
Discover some of Naples’ treasures
24min 25min 15min
The Naples National Archeological Museum (MANN) features over two centuries of history and is amongst the most important museums in the city. It preserves artwork and renowned collections of high interest, mostly of the Roman era. It is considered one of the most important museums in the world.
43min 55min 20min
The National Museum of Capodimonte is situated within the ancient royal palace of Capodimonte which used to be the residence of the Borbone Royal Family. You will be able to admire the art galleries, collections of contemporary art, and the historical residence of the Borbone kings.
The Girolamini library hosts a very important collection of volumes, with almost 160.000 books, as well as a renowned collection of musical works from the 16th to the 19th century. The library has been open to the public since 1586. From an architectural perspective, it is situated within the wider complex of the Girolamini church structure.
Via Duomo is the street of museums. There are 7 different Museums within short walking distance from one another: the Cartastorie, which is the museum of the Banco di Napoli historical archives; the San Severo Church, which preserves Renaissance architectural elements; the Donnaregina monumental complex in a Gothic and Baroque style; the Filangieri Museum where you can admire historical collections of the Filangieri Prince; Madre Museum of Contemporary Art; the Treasures of San Gennaro Museum dedicated to the patron saint of Naples; the Pio Monte della Misericordia with a monumental history and especially famous for its art works, including Caravaggio’s The Seven Works of Mercy.
25min 25min 9min
The Royal Palace has been the residence of the Spanish viceroys for almost 2 centuries and was also the residence of the Borbone dynasty during the Kingdom of the two Sicilies. Today it is an important museum complex in the city which also hosts the National Library.
20min 14min 8min
The Maschio Angioino, also known as New Castle, is one of the symbols of the city of Naples. Today, the historical Medieval and Renaissance castle is the place where the city hall council is held and where an interesting civic museum can also be found. It is also possible to visit several rooms of the castle and go up to the famous panoramic terrace to enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of the Gulf of Naples.
40min 45min 29min
The Charterhouse of St. Martin is located on the Vomero hill, right next to the Sant’Elmo Castle. It is one of the most beautiful religious monumental complexes of the city. It has 100 halls, 2 churches, 3 cloisters and beautiful hanging gardens, from which you can admire the Gulf of Naples from a very privileged view.
The Naples Cathedral is the beating heart of the city’s religious soul. It is one of the most important churches, both from a cultural and architectural point of view. It is widely known as the Cattedrale di San Gennaro, the city’s patron saint, as it is the place where the ritual of the blood miracle is celebrated 3 times a year.
14min 13min 7min
Santa Chiara is one of the biggest religious complexes in the city, characterized by a Gothic style. The Basilica has 4 monumental cloisters, a timeless place where you can really experience peace and quiet away from the chaos of the historical center. This is definitely one of the mandatory stops when visiting Naples as it is a fascinating place to visit.
13min 13min 18min
The Sansevero Chapel is a deconsecrated church which is found near the San Domenico Maggiore Square. It is most famous for the masterpieces it holds, such as the famous Veiled Christ, made by Giuseppe Sanmartino and renowned world over for the remarkable tissue-like quality of the marble.
23min 14min 8min
The Royal San Carlo theatre is the main opera house in the city and one of the most famous and prestigious in the world. It is the most ancient closed opera house in Europe and in the world which is still active to date. It was founded in 1737 and for almost 3 centuries it has been a constant reminder of the status of European capital Naples once had.
23min 17min 9min
This theatre is located in the little square where the central funicular is found. It connects the center of Naples to the Vomero neighbourhood. It is a small gemstone surrounded by the buildings in the center and crossed by the famous Toledo Street.
16min 12min 5min
The Mercadante Theatre is also widely known in the city. It was built almost 3 centuries ago and has seen the wide success of Eduardo Scarpetta. Today it represents the contemporary theatre hub. It is located in Municipio Square, just a short walking distance away from Maschio Angioino.
13min 13min 12min
Spaccanapoli is one of the main straight and narrow streets that traverses the old historic center of the city. The name literally means “Naples splitter” as it splits the ancient city from north to south. It was created during the Greek era and it divides some of the most important sights of the city.
9min 8min 23min
Discover the famous street of the nativity scene makers in the historic centre of Naples where you can still admire the traditional shops of craftsmen dedicated to this art which has been handed down through generations. This is definitely a magical sight to visit, especially in winter, when the colors and Christmas lights give the street a festive and romantic atmosphere.
54min 42min 12min
The connection of the city with the sea is perhaps the greatest beauty of the city – the breath-taking seafront of Naples. Enjoying a stroll along the vibrant seafront while admiring one of the most beautiful gulfs in the world is an experience you cannot miss. This is the place where all the locals and tourists spend their free time.