Tourist sights in Naples

Discover the city of Naples and its surroundings

The museums of Naples

museo di Capodimonte Napoli

Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte

Via Miano, 2 – 80137 Napoli

One of the most important Italian museums; its art collection is made by the Farnese and Borbone collections.

museo archeologico nazionale di Napoli

Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli

Piazza Museo, 19 – 80135 Napoli

Houses one of the most important collections of classical archaeology in the world.

museo Madre Napoli

Museo Madre (Arte contemporanea)

Via Luigi Settembrini, 79 – 80139 Napoli

One of the best museums of contemporary art in all Italy.

Museo Cappella Sansevero

Museo Cappella Sansevero

Via Francesco De Sanctis, 19/21 – 80134 Napoli

With its masterpieces such as the famous Veiled Christ.

museo San Martino Napoli

Certosa & Museo nazionale di San Martino

Largo S. Martino, 5 – 80129 Napoli

This charterhouse-turned-museum is on top of the Vomero hill, at the highest point of the city of Naples.

Museo della ceramica Duca di Martina

Museo nazionale della ceramica Duca di Martina

Via Domenico Cimarosa, 77 – 80127 Napoli

This important Naples museum contains one of the most impressive collections of porcelain figurines in Italy.

Museo del tesoro di San Gennaro

Museo del tesoro di San Gennaro

Via Duomo, 149 – Napoli

Located next to Naples Cathedral you will find the entrance to this important museum. One of the most important and valuable collection of jewels in the world.

Museo scientifico Città della scienza Napoli

Città della Scienza, museo scientifico

Via Coroglio, 57/104 – 80124 Napoli

An interactive museum dedicated to the scientific phenomena and technological centre.

The churches of Naples

Basilica San Francesco di Paola Napoli

San Francesco di Paola

Piazza del Plebiscito, Napoli

Constructed as an imitation to the Pantheon in Roma it is one of the elegant monuments in Naples.

Chiesa del Gesù Nuovo, Napoli

Chiesa del Gesù Nuovo

Piazza del Gesù Nuovo – Napoli

The most important church ever built by Jesuits in Naples, dedicated to Jesus’ name and Mary’s Immaculate Conception.

Complesso Monumentale di Santa Chiara Napoli

Santa Chiara

Via S. Chiara, 49 – 80134 Napoli

Set in a walled, citadel like complex, the church is rare example of the city’s austere Gothic history.

Chiesa San Domenico Maggiore Napoli

San Domenico Maggiore

Piazza San Domenico Maggiore, 8 – 80134 Napoli

an old Gothic church located in one of the most exclusive parts of Naples

Basilica di San Lorenzo Maggiore, Napoli

San Lorenzo Maggiore

Via dei Tribunali, 316 – 80138 Napoli

A beautiful 14th century Gothic structure located in the historic center of Naples.

Basilica San Paolo Maggiore

San Paolo Maggiore

Piazza San Gaetano, 76 – 80138 Napoli

A gorgeous basilica in the center of the old city of Naples built in the ruins of a 1st century.

Duomo di Napoli

Duomo di Napoli

Via Duomo, 149 – Napoli

The main church of Naples. A wonderful Gothic cathedral built in the 13th century.

Santa Maria del Carmine

Piazza del Carmine, 2 – Napoli

Baroque style church located in the famous Piazza del Carmine.

Palaces and monuments of Naples

Palazzo reale di Napoli

Palazzo reale di Napoli

Piazza del Plebiscito

One of the four residences near Naples used by the Bourbon Kings during their rule of the Kingdom of Two Sicilies.

Galleria Umberto I, Napoli

Galleria Umberto I

Via Toledo, Via Santa Brigida, Via San Carlo, Vico Rotto San Carlo

A high and spacious cross-shaped affair surmounted by a glass dome.

Teatro San Carlo Napoli

Teatro San Carlo

Via San Carlo, 98

One of the symbols of Naples built in 1737 in Naples. the Teatro di San Carlo was once the biggest opera house in the world.

Palazzo Donn'Anna, Napoli

Palazzo Donn’Anna

Largo Donn’Anna (Via Posillipo)

Situated at the beginning of Via Posillipo, is one of the most famous buildings inNaples.

The Castles of Naples

Castel dell'Ovo Napoli

Castel dell’Ovo

Via Eldorado, 3 – 80132 Napoli

A seaside castle located on the former island of Megaride, the oldest standing fortification in Naples.

I Castelli di Napoli: Castel Nuovo (Maschio Angioino)

Castel Nuovo

Piazza Castello, Napoli

Also called Maschio Angioino it was built in 1279 and used by subsequent Angevin monarchs as a royal residence and fortress.

Castel Sant’Elmo Napoli

Castel Sant’Elmo

Vico S. Elmo, 8 – 80139 Napoli

A medieval fortress located on a hilltop near the Certosa di San Martino, overlooking Naples, Italy.

I castelli di Napoli: Castel Capuano

Castel Capuano

Piazza Enrico de Nicola – Napoli

The second oldest castle in Naples after Castel dell’Ovo, built in the mid 12th century by the Norman King William I.