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Naples the city of Vesuvius, of the sun, of Spaccanapoli is a treasure chest of art, history and culture. The city of Naples contains the succession of different dominations that have contruibuito to make it a precious treasure chest of art and culture, a legacy that makes Naples the city of the sun a UNESCO World Heritage city for Art and Culture.
500 years of history, art and culture told by palaces, churches, monuments and places of art and culture. It is among these treasures of art and culture that, in Naples, you can live everyday life, with joy, the sun and the typical imagination of the Neapolitans.
In Naples: Art and Culture, and four castles to dominate the city dominated by its symbol par excellence Vesuvius:
- Castel Nuovo, better known as the Maschio Angioino, with different architectural lines, well integrated with each other, which recall the dual role of fortress-palace that this construction played under the Angevin and Aragonese periods. Splendid the Arc de Triomphe wanted by King Alfonso I of Aragon and designed by Pietro de Martino and Francesco Laurana. (symbol of art and culture)
- Castel dell'Ovo, on a small island, connected by a bridge to the nearby mainland, home to exhibitions and congresses, with a wonderful view of the entire gulf. Art and culture inside its rooms.
- Castel Sant'Elmo, perched on the Vomero from which you can admire the great road artery, popularly known as 'spaccanapoli', which divides the city into two parts.
- Castel Capuano, born as a fortress and, subsequently, embellished with architectural interventions that transformed it into a noble residence.
Nearby, Porta Capuana, the main entrance of the city in the past, outlined by a precious marble arch.
Naples the city dominated by the Vesusio that embraces the city rich in art, culture, sun and joy.
Naples is art, culture, mystery, sun. Today Must Touring will take you around the city of the sun including a few stops, for a coffee and a pizza.
Naples, city of the sun, rises on the gulf. City of art and culture is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as the Neapolitan capital.
Magical, warm, boisterous, sunny, mysterious, cheerful; Naples is the city of Maradona, Totò, Pulcinella and the Nativity Scenes; Naples is the city of songs sung at home loudly and scent of meat sauce on Sundays, Naples is the city of Vesuvius and the sun.
symbols of the city of the sun, art and culture Pulcinella, Totò and Maradona three characters so loved by the Neapolitans.
The culture of Naples is a mix of art, culture, flavors and traditions that distinguishes it in the world. In Naples pizza, sun and coffee, are immersed in art and culture.
And, what about Spaccanapoli? It is the heart of the city! Spaccanapoli is so called because it divides Naples in two: Naples city of art and culture, Unesco Heritage and what is instead the center of worldliness and trade.
From Spaccanapoli to the Spanish Quarters, to Forcella, the art and culture of Naples, the city of the sun, passes through the many monuments that also populate the streets of Spaccanapoli. How not to tell you about the Veiled Christ, which is located inside the Chapel of San Severo, or the Monastery of Santa Chiara with its kiosk and museum, the Cathedral of San Gennaro, protector of the city of Naples and the Neapolitans, the Archaeological Museum.
The Cathedral of San Gennaro, patron saint of the city of the sun, is a symbol of culture and art.
Naples is the city of sun, pizza and coffee, fascinating at any time of the year, in the pre-Christmas period, it is famous for its Cribs also full of art and culture. Via San Gregorio Armeno is filled with tourists looking for the most delicious and particular figurines to be included in their cribs, perhaps with celebrities of the show or political prefine that show in the windows next to the statue of the Madonna and the child.
The cribs of San Gregorio Armeno at Christmas destination for tourists in search of the statues including that of Maradona, also a symbol of art and culture.
And how not to visit the 'underground city of Naples', a truly evocative route, a journey under the chaotic and noisy streets of the city, to discover the millennial Naples. Its origin dates back to 5000 years ago, originally pervalently cemetery but then, with the Roman Empire, it became the basis for the construction of a dense network of the aqueduct and after the war it was a refuge from bombing. How can we not define Naples as the city of art, culture and not only of the sun?
Naples, the city of the sun but also of love, and not only art and culture, and then how not to spend a few hours with your half walking on the Lungomare Caracciolo, in the shadow of Vesuvius, the Castle and the Gulf of Naples and kissed by the sun.
One of the symbols of the city of Naples, the city of the sun art and culture, is the Maschio Angioino, or Castel Nuovo. Castel Nuovo is a medieval castle, built under the reign of Charles I of Anjou and today the Civic Museum. Its name comes from the 5 towers that compose it, therefore the form 'mastio'.
Castel Nuovo on the Port of Naples another symbol of culture and art and history and the sun on the horizon.
Naples is the city of sun, pizza and coffee, of Vesuvius. Because it is here that Pizza Margherita was born in 1889, in honor of Queen Margherita of Savoy, whose colors represent the flag of Italy. The alleys of Naples are full of small pizzerias with a wood oven and among these the most famous 'Da Zia Esterina Sorbillo'. And if you hear about the 'Suspended Coffee' do not be surprised if the coffee ordered are actually two, one for those who ask for it and the other for a needy person who entering the bar asks if there is a suspended coffee, that is, offered. Two symbols of culture and art because no one will be able to make a pizzà and a coffee as only the Neapolitans can do. all thanks to its sun?
Coffee in Naples is art and culture, known all over the world with pizza.
The Neapolitan traditions are many, because they reflect the Neapolitans, their nature, their way of being excessive, blatant, eclectic, but in the end we like it as well as the city, Naples very often chronicle of sad episodes, but we will always remember it as the city of the sun of pizza and coffee and will always remain the city of Vesuvius.
Quartieri Spagnoli the nerve center of chaotic Naples, of the Naples of the Sunday ragu and of the clothes hanging out in the streets.,
Art and culture in one city; Naples the city of the sun, only by turning it you can discover the charisma that encloses it, and it is no wonder if we discover that it is not only art and culture or sun, Naples is something else and more.
So what are you waiting for Naples awaits you with its beautiful sun, its art and its culture.