Naples: the city, its undergrounds and the Royal Palace of Caserta
Vitality, music, color, are words that often occur when talking about Naples. Naples is the third most populous city in Italy, after Rome and Milan, with 4 million inhabitants. The metropolitan region includes areas of the province of Caserta to the north-east, Avellino to the east and the Amalfi Coast to the south but its characteristic par excellence is the extraordinary scenery of the gulf, enclosed between sea and land, which allows, to anyone who wants it, to take unprecedented photographs. It is not easy to resist the overwhelming wave of Neapolitanism. A priceless treasure is buried in the belly of Naples. Each era has left an imprint behind it, so much so that imposing Gothic churches flank sumptuous Baroque basilicas and eighteenth-century palaces and the ancient streets, dominated by very high buildings, have now become overcrowded spiers. In addition to its rich history, Naples is known around the world for its music, its natural charm, gastronomy and for being the birthplace of pizza. So, ready to visit it?
What to see in Naples
The attractions that the city of Naples has to offer are varied and varied. A perfect union between land and sea that merge creating a breathtaking scenery in the eyes of anyone who observes it. Among the symbolic monuments of the city not to be missed there is certainly:
– Piazza del Plebiscito, the fulcrum of Neapolitan life and the seat of the historic center of Naples, reachable by participating in a Naples Walking Tour;
– Palazzo Reale, residence of the Spanish viceroys between 1730 and 1860;
– Castel dell’Ovo, the ancient castle of the city of Naples located on a small island overlooking the gulf;
– Underground Naples, labyrinth and dense network of tunnels and intersecting roads, tunnels and aqueducts that can be covered in a Undergrounds Naples Guided Tour;
– Vesuvius, one of the most active volcanoes in Europe with a height of 1,281 meters, famous for having destroyed the cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabia with its eruption;
– The Royal Palace of Caserta, the historic royal palace of Charles of Bourbon, king of Naples and Sicily, dating back to around the 18th century which can be visited through a Royal Palace of Caserta Guided Tour.
Naples is history, culture, entertainment, chaos, music and good food. A perfect mix for all lovers of art and architecture that is appreciated perhaps while sitting at a bar enjoying a good baba.
Tours of the city of Naples
Among the recommended tours for a better understanding of the history of Naples and its surroundings, there is certainly the Naples Walking Tour. Here, accompanied by a certified local guide, you will have the opportunity to discover the art, traditions and architecture imbued in every corner, glimpse or square of the city, so much so that its historic center has been declared a World Heritage Site. UNESCO. But it is what is hidden under the surface that makes it even more interesting and so why not participate in Undergrounds Naples Guided Tour through tunnels, tunnels and spaces excavated by man where you can also visit the Bourbon Gallery, used as a military hospital in the Second World War and the Catacombs of San Gennaro.
Do you want to escape the chaos of the city and live a royal day? Everything is possible just choose a Royal Palace of Caserta Guided Tour, one of the most beautiful royal residences in the world where you will truly feel like living a fairy tale.
Naples will enter your heart, it will overwhelm you like the first love from which you will never be able to escare.