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Anfiteatro Flavio

Critics' choice
Attractions, Theatre

The 40,000-seater Anfiteatro Flavio was the ancient world's third largest, after the Colosseum in Rome and Capua's amphitheatre. Rising above the congested...

Via Terracciano 75

Cimitero delle Fontanelle


The Cimitero is closed for restoration, although it does open up during the Maggio dei Monumenti (Monuments in May) when Naples' historic gems open their...

Via delle Fontanelle 154

Grotta di Seiano


Once the private entrance to the ornate Villa Pausilypon, the tunnel was built by the architect Cocceius in the first century AD; he also designed the...

Discesa Coroglio

Museo Archeologico dei Campi Flegrei

Critics' choice
Attractions, Museums

The Museo Archeologico dei Campi Flegrei houses some of the archaeological finds from the area. It's set in the atmospheric Castello di Baia, built late in...

Via Castello 39

Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina Napoli (MADRe)

Critics' choice
Art, Attractions, Museums

For years, Naples lacked a proper contemporary art gallery - but 2005 saw the opening of two large-scale, publicly funded galleries, PAN and MADRe. The...

Via Settembrini 79

Osservatorio Astronomico


This magnificent neoclassical building dates from 1819, and was commissioned by King Ferdinando I. The first observatory in Italy, it contains a fine...

Salita Moiariello 16

Parco Sommersa di Baia


The Parco Sommersa di Baia can be visited through the cultural association of Baiasommersa. They will also arrange scuba-diving trips to various underwater...

Piazza della Republica

Pinacoteca Girolamini

Art, Attractions

From the entrance, a flight of steps leads up to the right and into a splendid cloister planted with medlar and lemon trees. This small art gallery is one...

Via del Duomo 142

Pompei Virtual Tour


The Educational Entertainment Centre shows a 3-D film of the ancient town in 79 AD, giving visitors the chance to witness to the eruption of the Vesuvius.

Via Plinio 105

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

Villa Pausilypon

Attractions, Theatre

Set in an area of stunning natural beauty on the Posillipo cliffs, this villa belonged to a Roman senator by the name of Publius Vedius Pollio. Access was,...

Discesa Coroglio 36