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Panorama, PasseparTour, Culture, Shopping
We'll take you on a discovery tour of Naples, with a panoramic tour from Posillipo to Spaccanapoli, via Largo Castello and Piazza del Plebiscito. You'll see the Bay from above with Vesuvius in the background, Baroque monuments, obelisks with two faces of the Madonna and a street where it's Christmas all year round.
- Hillside district of Posillipo
- Largo Castello, Maschio Angioino, San Carlo Theater, Umberto I Gallery
- Piazza del Plebiscito, Royal Palace, Church of San Francesco di Paola
- Piazza Matteotti Piazza del Gesù, Spaccanapoli, Church of Gesù Nuovo, Church of Santa Chiara, San Domenico Maggiore, San Gennaro Cathedral (external visit)
- Nativity scenes of Via San Gregorio Armeno
- Start with a souvenir postcard: take a panoramic picture from the hill of Posillipo. As you go back down you'll find the 16th century Maschio Angioino fortress and the San Carlo Theater. Walk through the Umberto I Gallery, a cross between a Belle Époque monument and a modern day shopping mall.
- Piazza del Plebiscito is one of the biggest in Italy: here you'll find Palazzo Reale, residence of the Bourbon and Savoy royal families, and the neoclassical Church of San Francesco di Paola
- At Piazza del Gesù, see the Immacolata obelisk: It is said that, at certain times of day, looking from behind the Madonna's veil, you can see the face of death. Don't worry: you just need to step back a little to make it disappear.
- Looking for a perfect example of Neapolitan baroque? Here's the Church of Gesù Nuovo. If instead you want an oasis of peace in the hustle and bustle of the city, take refuge in the tiled cloister of the Church of Santa Chiara.
- Walk to Spaccanapoli and from here to Piazza San Domenico Maggiore and the Duomo di San Gennaro, where, three times a year, if the saint's blood miraculously liquefies, it is seen as a prediction of good fortune for the city. If it doesn't happen, there will be trouble!
- Your walk ends among the nativity scenes of the San Gregorio Armeno craft shops.
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