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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...
Castel Sant'Elmo takes its name from the small church that stood here in the tenth century, St Erasmus - corrupted over the centuries to 'St Elmo'. A castle...
Via Tito Angelini 22
These four delightful little museums - known collectively as the Centro Musei Scienze Naturali - are all located in and around the enormous Università di...
Via Mezzocannone 8
Housed in a converted 18th-century factory, this modern science museum keeps children busy with interactive exhibitions, games and scientific curiosities....
Via Coroglio 104
Set in the suburb of Fuorigrotta, Edenlandia was the first theme park in Europe. It's a giddy whirl of dodgems, carousels, mini trains and water rides.
Attractions, Music, Restaurants & cafés, Sport, health & fitness
This giant complex has trampolines, carousels, pirate boats and rides, a quad track, a pizzeria and a pool; an area for grown-ups has bowling lanes,...
Via Monteoliveto 48
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
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
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
To appreciate this splendidly peaceful spot, you'll need to climb a long flight of steps. For your pains, you'll get a view into the Crypta Neapolitana, a...
Salita della Grotta 20
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
The ancient Romans called the Solfatara the Forum Vulcani, and visited it with the same strange fascination as modern-day tourists. From an eerie lunar...
Via Solfatara 161
German naturalist Anton Dohrn founded this aquarium in 1872, making it one of Europe's oldest. The ground floor still contains the original 24 tanks,...
Swathes of historic buildings were demolished to make way for this royal park, designed by Luigi Vanvitelli. It was inaugurated in 1781 as the giardini...
Riviera di Chiaia/Via Caracciolo