Eat perfect pizza, marvel at 'Seven Acts of Mercy' and adopt a skull
Stressful and chaotic, yes. Fascinating and compelling, definitely
From turn-of-the-century grandes dames to hip boutique hotels
A coastal metropolis with an ancient centre and volcanic outposts
Delicious seafood with a sea view
Restaurants & cafés
Outdoor tables look onto a picturesque port at this tiny restaurant. The food may be relatively pricey but it's zingingly fresh.
Music that's local, live and loud
Exceedingly popular with the student population, Mamamu has been a key live music venue for over ten years.
Thought-provoking conceptual art
The works of young European and American artists occupy T293's tranquil space in the heart of the Centro Storico.
Inside Naples' fourth century cathedral lie the relics of San Gennaro and vials of his congealed blood. Three times a year the blood allegedly liquefies, most dramatically on Gennaro's feast day, 19 September.
An immense collection of ancient artefacts as well as additional discoveries from Pompeii, Stabiae and Herculaneum make this one of the finest archaeological museums in the world.
This pleasant, well-appointed art museum hosts site-specific installations by international artists such as Jeff Koons, Richard Serra, Anish Kapoor and Rebecca Horn.
La Partenope, Napoli Teatro Festival Italia 2009 - © Luciano Romano/Archivio Napoli Teatro Festival Italia
Parades, processions and… liquefying blood