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Cappella Sansevero

Critics' choice
Attractions

The funerary chapel of the Di Sangro family was built in 1590, but took on its current appearance in 1749-66, thanks to the eccentric prince of Sansevero,...

Via Francesco de Sanctis 19
Major venue

Castel dell'Ovo

Attractions

The castle you see today is the result of 1,000 years of military occupation, beginning in Norman times. The Aragonese gave the fortress its present look in...

Via Partenope
FreeMajor venue

Castel Nuovo (Maschio Angioino)

Critics' choice
Attractions

Called nuovo (new) to distinguish it from the older Castel dell'Ovo, this castle is better known locally as the Maschio Angioino (Angevin stronghold). It...

Piazza del Municipio
Major venue

Duomo

Critics' choice
Attractions

Naples' cathedral dates from the fourth century, when the basilica of Santa Restituta was founded. In the late 600s the cathedral of Santa Stefania was...

Via del Duomo 147
FreeMajor venue

Gesù Nuovo

Attractions

Embellished with diamond-shaped stonework, the façade of this extraordinary church was part of a 15th-century palazzo, before being transformed into a...

Piazza Gesù Nuovo
FreeMajor venue

Museo di Capodimonte

Critics' choice
Art, Attractions, Museums

When construction began in 1738 on the palace that now houses one of Italy's largest and most artistically rich museums, King Carlo III envisaged no more...

Porta Piccola Via Miano 2
Major venue

Napoli Sotterranea

Critics' choice
Attractions

Set 35m (123ft) below street level, these tunnels, aqueducts and chambers date from the dawn of the Greek city of Neapolis in the fourth century BC....

Piazza San Gaetano 68
Major venue

Orto Botanico

Critics' choice
Attractions

A stroll around the city's botanical gardens makes for a refreshing change of pace. The Orto botanico also hosts an array of performances, especially in the...

Via Foria 223
FreeMajor venue

Palazzo delle Arti Napoli (PAN)

Critics' choice
Art, Attractions, Museums

PAN has no permanent collection, but instead describes itself as a 'centre for arts and documentation'. A fourth-floor archive has catalogues and pictures...

Centro per le Arti Contemporanee, Palazzo Rocella, Via dei Mille 60
Major venue

Palazzo Reale

Critics' choice
Attractions

Work on the Royal Palace started in 1600, under the rule of the Spanish viceroys, by Neapolitan architect Domenico Fontana. The bulk of the palazzo was...

Piazza Trieste e Trento/Piazza del Plebiscito 1
Major venue

San Domenico Maggiore

Attractions

This vast, castellated church has an extraordinary rear entrance, with a curved double flight of marble steps leading up from the piazza. However, it is...

Piazza San Domenico Maggiore 8A
FreeMajor venue

Santa Chiara

Attractions

The church and convent of Santa Chiara was built for Robert of Anjou's wife Sancia in the early 14th century, and has always been a favourite with local...

Via Benedetto Croce
Major venue

Santa Maria del Carmine

Critics' choice
Attractions

Boasting the city's tallest bell tower, at 75m (246ft), the church is part of an ancient complex. It includes a convent, which still provides succour for...

Piazza del Carmine 2
FreeMajor venue

Teatro San Carlo

Critics' choice
Attractions, Music, Theatre

The original San Carlo theatre was built in 1737 in just eight months, to a design by Giovanni Medrano; after it burned down in 1816, it was rebuilt in less...

Via San Carlo 98F
Major venue