Highlights in Naples

Highlights in Naples during a Mediterranean cruise

Duomo di San Gennaro

  • cathedral of Naples
  • dedicated to San Gennaro (St.-January)
  • built on the remains of earlier churches
  • chapel is in baroque style

Castel Nuovo

  • impressive castle near the harbor
  • dating from the 13th century
  • with huge round towers

Museo Archeologico Nazionale

  • one of the most important archaeological museums in the world
  • contains the famous Farnese collection and Roman sculpture
  • you can also find there artifacts from Pompeii and Herculaneum

Teatro di San Carlo

  • the oldest (active) opera- theater in Europe
  • built in the 18th century
  • there is place for almost 3,000 people
  • 6 floors with 184 lounes

Piazza Plebiscito

  • the most beautiful square in Naples
  • there is Palazzo Reale from the 17th century
  • built by Joachim Murat, Napoleon's brother in law

Castel dell'ovo

  • the oldest castle in Naples
  • located on the small island Megaris
  • dates from the 9th century