"Caserta Reggia" Caserta by filip007
Caserta Travel Guide: 42 reviews and 148 photos
As every ruling dynasty in Europe had to have its own "Versailles" (of course bigger, more majestic, more whatever), so did the Bourbon dynasty in kingdom of Naples.
I think this comparison does not do justice however to Caserta Reggia, who truly stands on its own. Built in a more sober classicist style by Gianluigi Vanvitelli, the palace is really "regal" and imposing. And the gardens, with a long line of 3kms climbing uphill are truly unique.
Slightly of the main walk - on the right when descending, you will find a rather huge pond with an island in the middle.... more travel advice
Luigi Vanvitelli (and his son who continued the work afterwards) is also responsible for the gardens, who climb up the... more travel advice
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