Sorrento is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Sorrento one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Sorrento is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Sorrento or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Sorrento. Explore the historical monuments of Sorrento with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Sorrento guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Sorrento page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Sorrento landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Sorrento.
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Street Corso Italia
Have a blast shopping at the Centro Storico in Sorrento. This ultimate shoppers paradise is full of a number of shops, stores, bars, restaurants and cafes. You can shop till you tire out either your legs or your wallet! As this beautiful area is open to all, there is no ticket for Centro Storico. You don’t have to worry about any Centro Stori...
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Street Via Fuorimura
Just behind Piazza Tasso, a stunning natural phenomenon is on view from Via Fuorimura. This deep cleft in the mountain dated from a volcanic eruption 35,000 years ago. Sorrento was once bounded by three gorges, but today this is the only one that remains. It is named after the ancient wheat mills that were once located here, the ruins of which are ...
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Street Via Correale 50
09:00 am - 06:30 pm
Located to the east of the city center, this museum is well worth a visit whether you are a clock collector, an archaeological egghead or into embroidery. In addition to the rich assortment of 17th-century to 19th-century Neapolitan Art and Crafts, there are Japanese, Chinese and European ceramics, Clocks, Furniture and, on the ground floor, Greek ...
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Street Corso Italia
08:00 am - 08:00 pm
To get a feel for Sorrento’s history, stroll down Via Pietà from Piazza Tasso and past two medieval palaces en route to the cathedral with its striking exterior fresco, triple-tiered bell tower, four classical columns and elegant majolica clock. Take note of the striking marble bishop’s throne (1573) and the beautiful wooden choi...
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12:01 am - 12:00 am
The main street of Sorrento, Corso Italia runs through the ancient ruins of the city and has a distinct characteristic to it. Lot of shops, cafeterias and restaurants make it an ideal hang-out in the city. Ideal for taking a casual stroll, the street illuminates in the evening and the view of the beach is fantastic.