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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  • If you come to visit Naples you can't skip the stage of the tour of the Castle. Legend has it that would be erected on an egg and that when the egg will break, it will be a serious portent of doom for Naples. Must see from the terrace of the Castle you're shooting beautiful!
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  • So large as to appear almost a place isolated from the rest of the city. Majestic with its walls, decks, porches and balconies. An absolute must.
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  • Free entrance, Romanesque architecture, stunning views of Naples, Vesuvius and the entire harbour. There is a lift, where you can climb to the top and go down.
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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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