One of the oldest inhabited cities in the world, Naples has plentiful of attractions and some incredible things to do, which will definitely keep you hooked. Spectacular views, buildings soaked in world charm and some great events are more than enough to turn your trip into an unforgettable venture. Hence, before you start your actual planning for Naples, go through this exhaustive list of things to do in Naples.
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#1 of 124 Things to do in Naples | Added 21613 times in trip plans
Art And Culture, Art Museum, Church, Religious Site, Museum, Educational Site, F...
Via Francesco de Sanctis, 19, 80134 Naples, Italy
09:30 am - 06:30 pm
The Sansevero Chapel has been turned into a beautiful Museum. Home to some really amazing objects of art, the chapel itself is quite striking looking. There is a lot to see here so do make sure to plan accordingly. Located on Via Franscesco, it is quite a popular touristic site.
The sculpture of the Veiled Christ is definitely not to be missed. The...
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Historical Site, Family And Kids, Tunnel
Vico del Grottone, 4, 80132 Napoli, Italy
10:00 am - 07:00 pm
This is probably the city’s most intriguing historical structure. In the 19th century, Ferdinand II of Bourbon, fearing his revolution-prone population, had these tunnels built, linking the the Royal Palace of Naples to the barracks at Via Morelli, and to the sea. The tunnels made used of the already existing 17th-century Carmignano Aqueduct ...
#3 of 124 Things to do in Naples | Added 23884 times in trip plans
Art And Culture, Museum, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Tomb
Via Capodimonte, 13, 80136 Naples, Italy
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Catacombe di San Gennaro is Naples’s most significant catacomb. It is a part of the series of tunnels that run under the city of Naples. It has gained this eminent position of all the catacombs of Southern Italy due to its length, the number of the burial sites and the mosaics used in it. All the mosaics used here were well preserved. This ca...
#4 of 124 Things to do in Naples | Added 23356 times in trip plans
Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Landmark, Market, Family And Kids, Exhi...
Via San Gregorio Armeno, 1, 80138 Naples, Italy
Via San Gregorio Armeno is a road in the heart of Naples, known worldwide as the best place of the exhibition of cribs (Nativity scenes which are a specialty of Naples). Most of the exhibitions are conducted during the Christmas Season from November to January 6. A wide range of cribs is displayed during these days. Via San Gregorio Armeno is home ...
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Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids
Piazza del Gesù Nuovo, 2, Napoli, Italy
07:30 am - 07:30 pm
There’s a reason this church's ashlar diamond projections facade looks nothing like a church. Built in 1470 for Roberto Sanseverino, the Prince of Salerno, the church used to be a palace until it was sold to the Jesuits in the 1580s. There’s been a lot of conspiracy talk about the meaning of the symbols that decorate the diamonds - thes...
#6 of 124 Things to do in Naples | Added 20292 times in trip plans
Cafe, Restaurant, Leisure, Market, Street Market, Shopping Center, Family And Ki...
Via Toledo, Naples, Italy
Via Toledo (street), the shopping paradise of Naples was earlier known as the Via Roma. Known to be the longest shopping streets it is where the travelers can find numerous boutiques, the departmental stores and the stores of the chains. Chic and cutting edge, the fashion here may be expensive but no travel is complete without some window shopping ...
#7 of 124 Things to do in Naples | Added 5397 times in trip plans
Religious Site, Family And Kids, Cathedral
Via Duomo, 149, Napoli, Italy
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
Completed in the early 13th century on the foundations of two palaeo-Christian basilicas (the excavations of which revealed Greek and Roman artefacts that you can check out), this cathedral is more than the sum of its parts, which include:
The proud neo-Gothic facade
Royal Chapel of the Treasure of San Gennaro (Reale cappella del Tesoro di San Gen...
#8 of 124 Things to do in Naples | Added 19125 times in trip plans
Waterfront, Walking Area, Leisure, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot, Nature
Via Francesco Caracciolo, 80122 Napoli, Italy
When in Naples make sure to visit the Lungo mare. It has been recently turned into a walking area. Extending about 3kms along Via Partenope and Via Francesco Carrociolo, this waterfront area is the pride of Naples. You will be able to see some amazingly beautiful and important places from the skyline of Naples from here.
It's especially romantic at...
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Spaccanapoli, 80132 Napoli, Italy
Walking through Piazza San Domenico Maggiore you will find a road known as the Spaccanapoli. The name “Spaccanapoli” implies a road that divides the old locality of Naples. In the ancient times Neapolis the old Greek City of Naples used to be located here. The same narrow alleys can be found in the street which still carries the history...
#10 of 124 Things to do in Naples | Added 7391 times in trip plans
Family And Kids, Archaeological Site
Discesa Coroglio, 36, 80123 Napoli, Italy
09:30 am - 01:00 pm
This ancient Roman archaeological site was founded by Publius Vedius Pollio, a Roman equestrian infamous for self-indulgence and deadly cruelty to his slaves. Here he built a villa, a theatre, a nymph and a spa. Other structures and houses are also scattered around the complex. In its heydey it was known as one of the Roman world’s most luxur...
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Museum, Family And Kids
Via Duomo, 149, Napoli, Italy
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
When seven centuries worth of royalty and religious leaders, not to mention the nobles and the populace, all contribute to a treasure, it’s bound to be one of the biggest in the world. For sheer monetary value the jewels, the artworks, the decorative pieces, the busts, the sacristies, and the frescoes here are supposed to be more precious tha...
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Historical Site, Family And Kids
Basilica Santa Maria della Sanità, Piazza Sanità, 14, 80136 Napoli, Italy
10:00 am - 02:00 pm
Under the heavily populated district of the Stella district are an ancient necropolis. There has been a gravesite here since the 5th century BC, but the current name comes from St. Gaudiosus, who was interred here roughly nine centuries later, in 453 AD. The walls of the catacombs are frescoed with early Christian symbols from this time, the most f...
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Art And Culture, Cemetery, Family And Kids
Via Fontanelle, 80, Napoli Naples, Italy
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
This unusual cemetery is a very interesting place to visit in Naples. You cannot really call it a cemetery at all. It is more of a collection of remains from various events in history. It is located inside a cave which makes the whole experience rather eerie but quite fascinating. Although it is a cemetery, it is still a very intriguing place to vi...
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Largo San Martino 5, 80129 Naples, Italy
08:30 am - 07:30 pm
Certosa di San Martino is a Monastery in Naples that looks like a palace. This Carthusian monastery was built in the 14th century and restored in the 17the century. The restoration was done following the style of Neapolitan baroque. The structure is now transformed to a museum. The great cloister and the beautiful garden offer a are simply beautifu...
#15 of 124 Things to do in Naples | Added 6304 times in trip plans
Church, Museum, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Fountain
Via Maria Longo, 50, 80138 Napoli, Italy
09:00 am - 01:00 pm
This incredible and historic medical-monastic complex was founded in 1521 by Maria Lorenza Longo; the great pharmacy was added in the mid-17th century by Antonio Maggiocca. There is only one way to delve into its varied history, and that’s by visiting. In the meanwhile, note the following highlights:
Museo delle Arti Sanitarie: fascinating c...