Benevento Tourism

Benevento [beneˈvɛnto] (Neapolitan: Beneviento) is a city and comune of Campania, Italy, capital of the province of Benevento, 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Naples. It is situated on a hill 130 metres (427 feet) above sea level at the confluence of the Calore Irpino (or Beneventano) and the Sabato. It is also the seat of a Roman Catholic archbishop. Benevento occupies the site of the ancient Beneventum, originally Maleventum or still earlier Maloenton. The "-vent" portion of the name probably refers to a market-place and is a common element in ancient place names. The Romans theorized that it meant "the site of bad events", from Mal(um) + eventum. In the imperial period it was supposed to have been founded by Diomedes after the Trojan War. Due to its artistic and cultural significance, the Santa Sofia Church in Benevento was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011, as part of a group of seven historic buildings inscribed as Longobards in Italy, Places of Power (568–774 A.D.). A patron saint of Benevento is Saint Bartholomew, the Apostle, whose relics are kept here at San Bartolomeo Cathedral.

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A place in Italy, Benevento is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Naples, Italy. Take a short trip from Benevento and set some time aside to explore the Naples. Dotted with places like Piazza Del Plebiscito, Spaccanapoli, Royal Palace Or Palazzo Reale; it will definitely be a good idea. Popular vacation packages of Benevento are of 1-2 days.

Benevento is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

  • Know the pollution level of Benevento before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 75 (High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Benevento for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Benevento.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 62.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 87.5 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety Index 74.26 (High)
    • Climate Index 84.29 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 74.14 (High)
    • Health Care Index 75 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.75 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Benevento

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.95 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.08 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 83.31 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 79.15 USD

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