"Napoli" Naples by Aitana

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October 2006:
Napoli was the last stopover of our cruise, after leaving Piraeus.

We took the train to visit Pompeii first, leaving the remaining time before the departure for the city.

We walked around some popular neighborhoods, saw the shops where figurines and Nativity scenes are sold, Gesu Novo church, Castelnuovo and Galleria Umberto I. Just a quick impression, not enough for this city.

August 2012:
This time we dedicated all the day to Naples. First of all we took the funicular and went to Castel de Sant Elmo from where we had an excellent panoramic of the city.
The National Archaeological Museum, recommended by other VTers, was our next destination. It is really a must in Naples. The magnificent collection of sculptures and the mosaics are really outstanding.
The day of our visit was August 15, an important festivity for the Catholics, and unfortunately many of the churches we wanted to visit were closed.
We were wandering around the streets of Naples in the hottest hours of the day, and we were literally melting, so we decided to go back to the port. Then, we found a nice restaurant on our way and stopped to have lunch, which was very good indeed, and we became reconciled to the city.

  • Last visit to Naples: Aug 2012
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    Redang's Profile Photo
    Jan 22, 2012 at 10:26 AM

    Creo que a esta ciudad se la mira aún por encima del hombro y no se lo merece

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  • mindcrime's Profile Photo
    Feb 26, 2016 at 5:38 AM

    isnt it strange that churches were closed in such important day? in greece they get packed on august 15

    • Aitana's Profile Photo
      Feb 28, 2016 at 6:26 AM

      Yes, very strange, being such holiday, we couldnt believe it!


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