Naples is the third largest city in Italy, the capital of the Campania region, located in the Bay of Naples at the foot of Vesuvius.
Thanks to its rich history and continuous development, the current Naples is so diverse that it can produce various impressions and even cause conflicting feelings.
Despite all its many faces and, at first glance, a certain untidiness, Naples can not but admire the abundance and colossal variety of attractions.
The palaces, castles and villas of Neapolitan kings and nobles are closely connected in the city, and well-kept, majestic cathedrals stand side by side with small churches and inconspicuous dilapidated buildings.
«Underground Naples» - part of Naples, hidden underground and representing a separate and extraordinary group of attractions.
Currently, Naples is a vivid example of cities in which history can be traced through the "underground layers", where are located: burial complexes and early Christian basilicas, roads and the remains of ancient buildings, an aqueduct and a reservoir with water, Roman agora, as well as bridges and walls erected bourbons.
The Catacombs of San Gennaro or the Catacombs of St. Janoire, known as the Catacombs of Naples, is the largest Christian catacomb complex in southern Italy and one of the oldest cemeteries of the early Christian period.
The catacombs of San Gennaro are carved from tuff and are located on two disjoint levels characterized by wide spaces.
Catacombs of San Gaudioso second most important early Christian cemetery in Naples.
Now the catacombs are a couple of narrow corridors (clinics), where is preserved an early Christian elements, such as the tomb of San Gaudioso, frescoes and mosaics from the 5th and 6th centuries ad, and the few remains of burials of aristocrats and clergy since the 17th century.
In the centre of Naples, and beyond, lots of interesting streets and alleyways, which is something to see.
However, among this diversity, there are several the most popular and therefore most crowded and exciting streets of Naples.
Naples is a city located partially in the hills at the foot of Vesuvius, for this reason, from many points of Naples with panoramic views of the city or part of town, the Bay of Naples and some of the surrounding area, including mount Vesuvius, Sorrento coast, Ischia and Capri.
Capodimonte Park is a historical public Park, is one of the largest in Italy, designed in the English style of gardening, which is also called landscape work of art.
For their historical, architectural and Botanical heritage of the Park of Capodimonte in 2014 was named the most beautiful Park in Italy.
Cathedral of Naples, also known as the Cathedral of St. Januarius, the modern name - the Cathedral - the main Church of Naples is a Roman Catholic Cathedral, consecrated in honor of the city's patron, St. Januarius.
Cathedral in the historic centre of the city on the same face of the Duomo.
Naples is well known for its historical buildings, including castles, palaces, villas, cathedrals, churches, monasteries.
Monumental that cause a special interest among visitors to the city and represents some characters of the city are the castles of Naples.
Spaccanapoli is a narrow street, crossing the historical center of Naples.
This street you won't find on the maps, officially it consists of several independent streets, smoothly flowing into one another.
At present, the length of Spaccanapoli, the leaves about 2 kilometers.
Gesu Nuovo Square, translated from Italian - New Jesus Square - one of the most important, famous squares and one of the symbols of the historical center of Naples.
The area is a small, fully pedestrian square, along the perimeter of which are monumental historical buildings, and in the center stands a 30-meter obelisk.
Castle Sant'Elmo is a medieval fortress located on the hill of Vomero in Naples.
Currently the fortress is a historical monument.
Due to the location, with the castle grounds offer some of the best views of Naples, Bay of Naples, Vesuvius and the surrounding area.
Municipality Square, also known as Town Hall Square, is one of the central and largest squares in Naples.
The square has an irregular shape, surrounded by historical buildings, stretching from the city hall to the maritime station.
One of the attractions of the square and its undoubted decoration is the monumental fountain of Neptune.
Street Pedamentina - one of the streets of Naples, arousing particular interest among visitors to the city and a landmark.
Notable via Pedamentina first of all, that is a ladder, say, consisting of 414 steps, running along the hillside, connecting the historic center of Naples with the Castel Sant Elmo.