Visit Naples - Best of Naples
Tucked in a bounty of nature, overwhelming beauty adorned with the sea and the hills; Naples, the capital city of Campania province of Italy is one of the most sought after tourist destinations in the world. Stunning backdrop of nature, historic buildings date back to the 6th and the 7th centuries and a vibrant undying aura makes Naples a perfect place for a vacation.
The historic centre of Naples is a UNESCO world heritage site and is one of the biggest historical and cultural centres of the world with 448 historical and monumental churches, which is the highest number in the world for any city. Both Italian and foreign tourists have been frequenting Naples in the last few years as a destination of artistic interest, as the artwork and folklore of the city are on full display in the distinctive streets.
The Centro Storico is the historic centre of Naples and is dotted with barouque churches, underground greco-roman ruins, famous streets, Pizzerias and vibrant nightlife centres. Agnano is an area which is based on a volcanic crater and is known for its hot springs and Roman Baths. Today, it is also famous for its dazzling nightlife.
Another highlight of Naples is its Pizza! Considered as a birth place for pizza margherita, you will be stunned how something simple and made out of few ingredients- fresh tomatoes, basil, fresh mozzarella and a little olive oil can taste so divine! Eating pizza is a must-do thing on a trip to Naples!
Naples is also the base to explore the near-by attractions like the volcanic mountain of Vesuvius, ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Naples is also a great place to explore the scenic coast of Amalfi.
Travel to Naples, soak in the culture and aura of its beauty and return rejuvenated. Each one of you should visit Naples at least once and experience all that it has to offer considering the best time to visit Naples.
Naples Travel Tips
Essential travel information and Naples tips for your visit
- Time Zone: UTC +1
- Currency: Euro
- Electricity and Internet: 230V, 50Hz (European or Italian plug)
- Languages: Italian is the primary language. French, Spanish and English are spoken.
- Traffic in Naples can be very chaotic and you have to be very careful while crossing the streets.
- Whenever using the taxi, make sure you get in one having a licensed plate.
- Do not hire a car to get around the city as the traffic is really terrible.
- Use other public transport rather than the bus. Also, if you are using the bus, make sure you buy the tickets before you board otherwise you are liable to a penalty.
- The ferry-rides can be over rough seas and are not suitable for those having a condition of travel sickness.
- Be aware of the pickpockets, especially near the Piazza Garibaldi. Also, keep your valuables safe while using the public transport.
- Avoid small dark alleys/streets especially in Spanish Quarters.
- Stay safe; beware of tourist scams like people giving you stuff for free and later demanding to be paid for it.
- Avoid wearing t-shirts of football teams like Juventus FC, AC Milan,
- Internazionale Milano, AS Roma, SS Lazio or Fiorentina. Locals support SSC Napoli, they have serious rivalry with the above mentioned teams.
- Do not leave out any valuables on your table; do not flash expensive jewellery, watches, accessories and gadgets
- Emergency Contact: Tourist offices: +39081402394 , +390815512701
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Facts and Stats for Naples*
Pollution Statistics in Naples
Know the pollution level of Naples before you plan your visit.
Air Pollution 76.04 (High)
Water Pollution 69.44 (High)
Noise and Light Pollution 51.39 (Moderate)
Unattended dirt and garbage 83.33 (Very High)
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 57.5 (Moderate)
Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 81.67 (Very High)
Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 72.73 (High)
Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 80.88 (Very High)
Naples: Crime and Safety
How safe is Naples for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Naples.
Burglary and Theft 48.88 (Moderate)
Mugging and Robbery 61.63 (High)
Assault and Armed Robbery 62.64 (High)
Corruption and Bribery 75.6 (High)
Car Stealing 61.49 (High)
Robbery of Car belongings 65.06 (High)
Attacks 50 (Moderate)
Drug offense 63.2 (High)
Safety walking alone during daylight 56.46 (Moderate)
Safety walking alone during night 29.21 (Low)
Insulting and offensive behaviour 49.43 (Moderate)
Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.31 (Low)
Property crimes and Vandalism 66.85 (High)
Living in Naples - Quality of Life
Quality of Life Index of Naples is 85.49 (Moderate)
Safety Index 41.36 (Moderate)
Climate Index 95.76 (Very High)
Pollution Index 84.75 (Very High)
Traffic Commute Time Index 56.14 (High)
Cost of Living Index 72.32 (Moderate)
Health Care Index 44.41 (Moderate)
Property Price to Income Ratio 18.11 (Very High)
Purchasing Power Index 62.59 (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.
Cost for Essentials in Naples
Here's how much it will cost to shop in Naples
Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
International Movie per seat 8.64 USD
Summer clothing in a chain store 24.29 USD
Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 96.05 USD
Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 90.56 USD
*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced and subjected to change without notice.
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