Il Castagno

Address: Viale Privato RAI ai Camaldoli 33, Naples, Campania, 80131, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Naples

Lucky with the weather

A travel blog entry by newsbob on May 29, 2015

2 comments, 10 photos

... didn’t get to see much of Sorrento except the main square where we were served an excellent lunch at an outdoor café.

Then, back to the bus for the ride to Pompeii.

On the way, Luka provided us with a detailed commentary about how Mt. Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD. Most of the inhabitants of Pompeii died from the poisonous volcanic gas. The city was then buried under layers of ash, ...

The African Capital of Italy

A travel blog entry by jacandpito on Sep 01, 2014

4 photos

... to build the city walls and temples of Neapolis. The Romans continued on digging in their rein of power to enlarge them and create an aqueduct system to supply water to the city from a series of wells and cisterns (water tanks). The aqueduct system continued to be used and expanded right up until 1884 when it was shut down due to a cholera epidemic. During World War Two the area was opened up again to be used as an air raid shelter. Nowadays it is just used to show ...

Surprisingly, loved it.

A travel blog entry by pwhalen on May 29, 2014

15 photos

... it to the Museo Archeological Nationale. The building itself is magnificent, one of the multitude within the city. Sculptures line the entrance hall, with a wide sweeping double staircase leading to the upper floors. The secret chamber contained what was purported to be erotica, but mainly consisted of penises in various presentations. This museum was where many of the frescoes and artifacts removed from ...

Napoli Acropoli

A travel blog entry by marci.copeland on Nov 25, 2013

1 comment, 5 photos

... over to the promenade for a view of Mt V and the port from whence we started. Back thru the square or half moon, past Gran Caffe Gambrinus for a walk down Naples best shopping Vias, past Naples' version of the Spanish Steps to the high end shops like Prada, Burberry, Hermes and back down again nearly to the port. We came upon the funiculare which we took to the top of the hill, ...

Of Treasures and Trash!

A travel blog entry by runelight_vlc on Aug 10, 2013

28 photos

... to see the cathedral. This street is built on the main roman road of the town but is far from Roman. It is narrow and busy with stalls on either side. Here, halfway down is the entrance to the underground catacombs of the city. Naples is build on a mass of tunnels that wind under the city and during the day there are various tours to see these narrow winding passages, last used as shelters in the Second World War as shelters. Napoli Sotterannea, is well worth ...