Naples

Naples is important port of southern Italy and is the capital of the Italian region of Campania. It is the third largest and oldest city in Italy after Rome and Milan and is built on a Bay, very close to the volcano Vesuvius. The city has a long history, starting from the 2nd millennium BC, making it historically one of the most interesting cities in Europe. From an economic point of view this town ranks in fourth place after Rome, Milan and Turin. Since it has a strong economy, which is due to the excellent commercial and strategic importance of the port. Historically the city has recorded by UNESCO as a world heritage site, with its narrow streets, the Imperial coastal road in the 18th century and its historic buildings. Very near Naples are many culturally and historically important sites such as the Palace of Caserta and the Roman ruins of Pompeii.

Attractions

San Fracesco di Paola is one Royal neoclassical rhythm which is located on the Western side of the central square of the city. It is dedicated to Saint Francis of Paola and is reminiscent of the Pantheon in Rome. In front of a splint is supported by 6 columns and 2 Ionic semi-columns. The narthex adorned from an architectural drum, which at the top are statues. At the top of the Basilica there are 3 domes, including the host reaches the 53 meters high.

Porta Capuana is a Kapoyana door gate which remained standing free. Wonderful sculptures in 1484 investments consist of classical inspiration trophies, flying Victories and other fantastic illustrations.

Castel dell ' Ovo: The castle is the main symbol of the architecture of the city with great historical importance. Many Kings passed by it and turn it into an important military fortress. The castle was used again as a residence by Charles Iii and later by Duke Stefan di Kontsa. On the premises of the host City Museum and remarkable works of art.

The Paysilypo is an amazing peninsula that penetrates the sea and separates the Naples from Poytsoyoli. This is a place with breathtaking natural beauty. The name is from  the ancient Greeks, that is the part that soothes sadness.

Duomo is a great Gothic Cathedral, which is dedicated to the Patron Saint San Gennaro and on one side there is the oldest church of the city. The Basillica of Santa Restituta dating from the 4th century and the columns they believe originate from the Temple of Apollo. The Church has an ornate dome and archaeological finds from ancient Greece and the middle ages.

Museums 

National Museum: The Museum is housed in a building that once was the Royal Cavalry in the late 16th century. On the premises of the presented one of the most important archaeological collections in the world.

Museo di Capodimonte: Museum is housed in the Palace of Charles III and hosts all the artworks held by himself. Features pieces in the collection are works between 15th and 17th century, Roman sculptures and decorative art Neapolitan.

Move

The city has integrated network transport, such as buses, trolleybuses, trams, Metro and funicular. Naples is also an important road and rail junction (since it starts and the motorway A1 crossing vertically across Italy, uniting north and South). The city's taxis are always available to serve you and their prices is considered normal. What you need to avoid in Naples is the move with your own instrument, because the city has enough traffic problem.

Hotels

In Naples you will find a lot of hotels covering all categories. You can choose a hotel so close to the historical centre and near the train station, thereby facilitating an you move within the city but also in more remote locations that deserves however to visit. Most hotels have very good prices and the ideal facilities for a pleasant and comfortable stay.

Fun

Naples is a city that is not the case to let you get bored. As you know the city, you should definitely visit the catacombs of the city, dating from the 2nd century and is decorated with early Christian frescoes, graves and ante-rooms. From Piazza Vittoria, you will see the best view of Vesuvius. The Naples botanical gardens created in 1807 and feature unique biodiversity. The Metzelina was the District of fishermen and is an amazing area with places to walk and numerous quaint cafes. Enjoy a walk to Piazza del Plebiscito square where stands the Palazzo Reale, the Royal apartments.  Naples is a city historical though, beyond the remarkable historical monuments and is famous for its nightlife. In different parts of the city you will find many bars or clubs where you can enjoy a drink while listening to any kind of music you like. Several bars and clubs, located in Piazza Bellini, who frequents and most people in the squares and San Domenico Maggiore and Santa Maria La Nova. Should of course not forget the cinema and theatres where you can watch beautiful films or theatrical performances especially lovers and connoisseurs of Italian language and culture.

Flavors

Here will enjoy the Italian cuisine and especially the Italian pizza, pasta and authentic salsa alla Napoletana, Naples is her hometown. You will taste the best pizza Margherita and Salsicce e friarielli excellent, has a kind of spicy sausage and broccoli. Especially the salad dishes Caponata, containing eggplant, peppers, artichokes and zuppa di Monaco — September 16, soup with giblets, tomato sauce and peppers. The cuisine of Italy places great emphasis on seafood, most often cooked pasta or rice, like risotto alla pescatora excellent, which is rice with shrimp and mussels. A little paradise and sweets in the city, you absolutely must try, like Cassata cake, based on ricotta and almond and the fried Struffoli, sweet with honey and candied fruit. You can try all the traditional dishes in beautiful and quaint restaurants, you'll find in different parts of the city. In Naples you will find all the Italian gourmet products such as cheese, pasta, olive oil and excellent Italian wine, white and red varieties of the surrounding islands and the area of the Vesuvius.

Shopping Guide

In different parts of the city and especially in the center you will find various local markets, where you will have the opportunity to buy traditional products like handmade knitwear that adorn the House, sculpture and many other species. The city is famous for its abundance of shops Italian designers. The most beautiful stores you will find them in the wider area of Chiaia, with storefronts apt to take your breath away. Apart from the shops with the latest fashion in Naples look large Outlet Malls with excellent tracks on improbable values. Don't forget to visit the beautiful open-air market Mercato di Porta Nolana with fish, fresh vegetables, tax-free cigarettes and many other traditional genres.

 

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