Castel dell'Ovo, Naples

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Enjoy the views from the seaside Castel dell'Ovo, the oldest standing fortification in Naples. Its name comes from a legend that a sorcerer placed a magical egg in the foundation of the castle. If the egg breaks, the building supposedly will be destroyed, and Naples will experience a series of disastrous events. Study the tiled map of the landscape to identify the many landmarks you can see. Arrange your visit to Castel dell'Ovo and discover more family-friendly attractions in Naples using our Naples trip planning app .
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  • ... then glows reddish Mount Vesuvius on Naples, on the... a tip, the Castell at sunset, visited Gulf of Naples and over to Capri...
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  • Wonderful castle with beautiful panoramic view, one of the best attractions in Naples. Open to the public, to visit.
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  • Naples is a thousand colors. Encapsulates so much beauty that won't ever get sick of living it. Fascinating!
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  • Charged for mineral water they forgot. Slow sevice with okay food.
  • Horrible service. Brought me the wrong plate then charged me for both. Surly waitstaff. Food quality was poor.
  • Simple dinners, great view. Busy in the evening.
  • Awesome service and quality of local food, if you go there say hi to Antonio :)
  • Average food, expensive for quality and Service. Tax for sitting Outside. Redicolous

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