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Living the city as Neapolitan do.

Climbing and descending via Tarsia

Naples Salita Tarsia

Via Tarsia is the antique pedestrian route in the historic heart of Naples that connects Montesanto district to the zone of Corso Vittorio Emanuele.

A new itinerary, this time better known and less hidden than other formerly presented, but equally convenient for those who are keen on walking and leaving the car in garage.

Hunting stars on Capodimonte

Naples Astronomical Observatory of Capodimonte

The Astronomical Observatory of Capodimonte all over the year attracts numerous tourists, especially during summer Neapolitan nights, when one star is sufficient to warm up our hearts…

The Astronomical Observatory of Capodimonte is a part of the National Institute of Astrophysics- INAF- together with twelve similar structures of monitoring and research and four institutes of space astrophysics all around Italy. INAF is the major Italian authority regarding astronomical and astrophysical research from Earth and in Space.

The church of San Francesco da Paola on Piazza del Plebiscito square

Naples Church of San Francesco da Paola

The church of San Francesco da Paola on Piazza del Plebiscito square is one of the most representative monuments in Naples.

Designed in neoclassical style by an architect Pietro Bianchi (1787-1840), the basilica of San Francesco da Paola was ordered in 1817 by Ferdinand I as a votive offering (called ex-voto) for regaining the kingdom. The works lasted for over 30 years and were completed, in 1846, by apprentices of Bianchi.

Galleria Umberto I in Naples

Naples Galleria Umberto I

Galleria Umberto I is a commercial gallery built in Naples between 1887 and 1890.

It is located on via Toledo, in front of funicular of Augusteo station in the very centre of Naples, two steps from Teatro San Carlo, Palazzo Reale and Piazza del Plebiscito square.

Erotic museum in Naples

Naples Archeological Museum Pompeii

The Naples National Archaeological Museum contains a particular section removed from public view for a long period and recently opened to the visitors once again.

A day of tourism in Vomero district

Naples Vomero quarter

For some time now a hillside district of Vomero has become popular between Italian and foreign tourists. Here are a few useful tips on how to spend a touristic day in the area.

The Vomero quarter is, strictly speaking, not a cultural heart of the city, on the contrary, sometimes it may seem the exact opposite. Nevertheless, there are some worthwhile tourist attractions and if the itinerary includes also a relaxing walk, shopping and lunch or dinner break, that’s how a hillside residential quarter becomes a new tourist destination in Naples.