Category: Archeological areas

  • Visit Platamoniche or Platamonie caves, Crypta Neapolitana and Pizzofalcone Naples

    Visit Platamoniche or Platamonie caves, Crypta Neapolitana and Pizzofalcone Naples

    Platamoniche or Platamonie caves and Pizzofalcone The hill of Pizzofalcone is a magical place where myth, religion and history come together. Beetwin MOnte Echia and Megaride isle where is Castel dell’Ovo, laid the foundations of the city of Neapolis, and in the I century B.C. was built the great villa of Licinio Lucullo, which remains […]

  • Visit Catacombs of San Gennaro – Naples

    Visit Catacombs of San Gennaro – Naples

    The invisible underground Naples is made of tunnels, pits and quarries Greek, catacombs, galleries of Roman and tombs carved into the tufa. It is a dark city, a place of passage through and between the known world and the unknown and quiet of the Underworld, where you confuse history and legends, faith and superstition. A […]

  • Visit Complex of Donnaregina and Diocesano Museum

    Visit Complex of Donnaregina and Diocesano Museum

    The monastic complex of Donnaregina was rebuilt after the earthquake of 1293 thanks to the donations of the Queen of Naples, Mary of Hungary, whose imposing tomb is now situated on the left side of the nave of the fourteenth-century church. In the second half of the sixteenth century the monastery was transformed according to […]

  • Visit Church of Sant’Aniello a Caponapoli

    Visit Church of Sant’Aniello a Caponapoli

    The church of Sant’Agnello Maggiore, known as Sant’Aniello Caponapoli, located on the highest point of the greek-Roman area of Naples. In the sixth century, Sant’Agnello, bishop of Naples , distinguished himself in the defense of the city against the Lombards and after his death he continued to protect its citizens. From the seventh century he […]

  • Vergiliano Park and Neapolitana Crypta

    Vergiliano Park and Neapolitana Crypta

      The Parco Vergiliano is located on the slopes of the hill that separates Mergellina from Fuorigrotta. It was one of the most frequented by the travellers of the Grand Tour and is enclosed in a small park set up in 1930 on the occasion of the millennium of the birth of Virgil. Inside the […]

  • Saint Gregory of Armenia church

    Saint Gregory of Armenia church

    The Complex of the Convent of San Gregorio Armeno is one of the oldest and richest in works of art in the city of Naples. The monastery was founded in the eighth century. by some Basilian nuns who fled from Constantinople because of iconoclasty. They carried the relics of Saint Gregory bishop of Armenia. Only […]

  • Visit Palazzo Venezia – Naples

    Visit Palazzo Venezia – Naples

    If Naples has such small streets, it is because it hides behind every door a small village to give space to: large courtyards, stairs leading to internal gardens, majestic and imposing buildings, just cross the threshold. Palazzo Venezia is one of those historic buildings in Naples that is hidden behind a large door in wood […]

  • Visit Augustean age Serino Acqueduct

    Visit Augustean age Serino Acqueduct

    Naples is a place of continuous discovery, even for its own inhabitants, also because of its vertical architectural stratification that hides (or as sometimes happens reveals) treasures and places of great charm. Among these, we must remember the Roman Aqueduct of Serino, an immense work of Roman engineering of the Augustan era (around 10 AD) […]

  • Visit Church of Santa Caterina a Formiello – Naples

    Visit Church of Santa Caterina a Formiello – Naples

      [:en] from wikipedia – CC BY-SA 4.0 The first information about Santa Caterina a Formello, dating back to the 15th century, are related to a little church belonging to little Celestine Order, situated outside the extention started by the Aragonese rulers in 1487. The name Formello derives from the presence in that area of  […]

  • The Piscina Mirabilis. Archaeological wonder

    The Piscina Mirabilis. Archaeological wonder

    Today we are near the ancient Roman port of Miseno, a town that is part of the municipality of Bacoli, within the metropolitan city of Naples. An ancient place, already frequented in the Iron Age, which became a port in the mid-fourth century BC and after about two centuries also flourishing residential center of the […]

  • Museum of Capodimonte and the Real Bosco

    Museum of Capodimonte and the Real Bosco

    The area of Capodimonte is a must for anyone visiting Naples, both for the presence of cultural heritage and green areas. It is also famous for the production of ceramics and for the presence of the homonymous astronomical observatory. The most important place, however, is the Palace of Capodimonte, built in the eighteenth century at […]

  • What to absolutely see in Naples in two days?

    What to absolutely see in Naples in two days?

    What can we see in the chief town of Naples if we only have 48 hours? In fact, they are a little bit ‘little to discover a dynamic city, rich in culture and entertainment as Naples but it does not matter, we will make it enough. First of all you have to walk a bit […]