Centro Storico, Naples

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With more than 2,500 years behind it, Centro Storico is one of Italy's oldest urban settings and the heart of Naples' cultural heritage. Explore this World Heritage site's more than 17 square km (6.6 square mi) of buildings, squares, and churches dating back to the ancient Greeks. Seek out the obelisks, monuments, and other medieval structures spread around the city. Visit the Palazzo Reale, constructed in 1600, and the adjacent Piazza del Plebiscito. Planning Naples trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • I'm sorry I give full marks because palazzo reale, piazza del Plebiscito, the view of Mount Vesuvius, Castel Nuovo and Castel dell'Ovo are really, and joke with a Punch before the latter is priceless. But I found all unorganized and roads not too clean (except piazza del Plebiscito, linda). Shame to have a unique treasure in Europe and manage it as well. Obviously what I wrote isn't about absolutely citizens: engaging, friendly, cheerful and unique.
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  • Nice walk to the Centre, visiting New Castle, the old town, San Francesco di Paola... If it is in cruise, you can make a small path going up the side of the Castle Square plebiscite, and then visit the "Spanish" neighborhoods, down the other side. Anyway, watch out for bags and, above all, with the bikes: some drive like crazy, without a helmet and getting everywhere. And pedestrian crossings are purely indicative, since many do not respect them.
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  • The Piazza del Plebiscito is a stunning location, surrounded on two sides with imposing buildings and with the basilica and collonades around the other sides. Even on a Saturday evening the square did...  more »

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