Napoli Vacation Travel Video Guide

Napoli Vacation Travel Video Guide



Napoli capital of Campania in southern Italy where hustle and bustle combines with serenity and joie de vivre a city that has given its name to a gulf and three famous islands the Centro storica monument alley is located around the harbour the piazza del plebiscito embodies both grandeur and vastness in contrast to the narrow confines of the old town this huge space was brought to life by various kings of Naples on one side of the square is the chiesa san francisco de paola a church of victory that was built by ferdinand in 1815 following the return of the Bourbons modeled on the pantheon of Rome the statues represent religion the holy castelia and Paola and Maria here Swiss architect Pierrot Bianchi created a masterpiece opposite the palace Royale is an exterior facade and niches that contain the statues of the past eight rulers of Naples each of them ruled Naples from Roger the Norman to kingly united Italy vittorio emanuele ii on the corner of the square is the cafe Gambrinus a well-known meeting place of politicians artists and composers next the galleria umberto mall with its impressive roof constructed of iron and glass and elegantly patterned marble floor luxuries symbolized Italy's brave new era close to the harbor is the mighty Castel nuovo it's graceful entrance arch seemingly hemmed in by two awkward looking tyres its construction began during the reign of Charles the first but Alphonse of Aragon subsequently had the castle completely rebuilt in the 14th century both political and cultural life took place here and the salad day Baroni indicates this former center of power from the center of the town a small causeway leads to the tiny island of BOGO Santa Lucia fishermen once lived here in huts now it's fine restaurants and chic yachts the iron is dominated by a building which in ancient times was the residence of Lucilla's the castell de lava the oldest fortress in navels it began as a monastery but under the Normans Hohenstaufen the Lords of Anjou and Aragon the building was transformed following a siege ferdinand ii of spain almost completely destroyed the entire building in 1503 the castle took on its present-day appearance the via patent Opie with its magnificent buildings and luxury hotels on the coast their santa lucia developed by land reclamation in the 19th century a walk along the Caracciola coastal road towards Megha Lena passes the Paco community with palm trees sculptures and fountains the former royal garden was intended only for the aristocracy the zoological station park was established in 1872 it is the oldest aquarium and Marine Research Institute in Europe founded by German zoologist Felix Anton Dorn at various weekends the free market takes place in the park it attracts many visitors who come to gaze at the Kitsch products on offer and perhaps be tempted to buy within an elegant arc along the Gulf of Naples the vir Francesco Garagiola contains a magnificent multicolored row of houses the promenade ends in margolina an old fishing quarter between the landing stages of the marina there is little space for the few remaining fishermen who go about their daily work tending to their nets and boats from here many people left Naples in the hope of a better life elsewhere however since the time of the lords of ours you this has been a romantic setting early in the morning the first fairies bring passengers Goods and vehicles to the various islands in the Gulf of Naples first the Azolla deep Reseda loading and unloading takes place with the minimum delay and cars people and goods exchange places and the ferry leaves port once again measuring four square kilometers procedure is the smallest island of Naples densely populated and with a long history the site of the picturesque marina grande here the católica ferry port typifies relaxed island life religious seamen built churches and houses here up steep slopes to the old town of Terror Murata the walled country closely packed together a mosaic of citadel palace monastery and houses on tough rock that 90 metres above sea level Jerry Marotta began in the sixteenth century under Alphonso of Avalos who made Castle Hills secure in order to protect the Islanders from pirate raids the buildings in the narrow streets are unmistakably Arabian the former hunting grounds of the Bourbons became a holiday destination for the residents of Naples the ferry leaves port and sails along the coast once again past the fort to the next island ashiya the island of titan tafoya's the largest of the three islands in the gulf of naples each one now being a popular tourist destination situated on the fortified key colorful buildings welcomed those arriving in Porto capital of the island the village of Ponta is still home to fishermen who offer their tasty daily catch on the beer here they mend their nets and repair their colorful boats the village is connected to the island of Costello a lagoon AZ by a causeway since ancient times this location has been used as a fortress the ruins of the castle settlement churches and monasteries feature numerous architectural styles the items volcanic and mineral containing hot springs and fumarole Enfield's attract millions of visitors from around the world but life on the coast between Ponte and Porto has remained unchanged a picture postcard it'll ishes wide streets and vibrant waterfront reveal a popular tourist destination and excursion boats a murder in front of typical Harborside restaurants the Azolla verde is rightly known as the green island in addition to its hot springs the lush vegetation is a splendid site cliff walls drops steeply to the sea and settlements nestled on each spare plot of land magical fishing villages such as Santangelo enchant with their white and pastel colored Moorish buildings crowded together close to the volcanic cliffs foreo the second-largest community on the island is a center for the wine trade with medieval towers and full of Mediterranean charm the ferry maneuvers with the impressive accuracy through the narrow opening of the harbor and leaves this year and its ancient palaces and villas soon the mainland can be seen again on the port of Naples with its huge cruise ships of Castel nuovo Italy's most fascinating city is truly well worth a visit we enter through porter Capuano in the center of naples europe's largest ancient arm the centro storico Antico a fine world of both myth and reality san gennaro indicates the route to his city he was once a bishop here and today is worshipped as a patron saint Castel Capuano rises up into the sky it was built in 1165 by the Normans in order to deter possible invaders today it's the Palace of Justice the VA date three Benari is one of the three main streets that originated in antiquity and gave structure to the town around 1,400 sacred gothic buildings originated along this important life line of the city the Duomo de San Gennaro is one of the most famous Carl the first of all zu brother of the French King Ludwig xiv had the cathedral built above an early Christian Church the main nave has a paneled baroque ceiling with pictures and the copular of the capella is decorated with frescoes by Lanfranco the cathedral contains the bones of the city's patron saint and the tombs of former Regents you the left nave leads to the Santa s Tudor Basilica that was extensively renovated in the 17th century it leads to the oldest baptistry in the Occident there are churches everywhere such as san giorgio maggiore the spa Kaanapali is one of the city's three greek roman streets several sections of various streets have been joined together to form one long street a small side street the Via Gregorio our Manor is known as the alley of the Christmas crypts a unique collection of small shops in which the famous crib makers of Naples have their workshops and sell their works of Arts the alleys of the old town and narrow but everywhere there are churches jammed in between the numerous buildings amid the tangled alleys as hidden lease and Lorenzo Maggiore church with an inner courtyard and cloister the largest monastery in Naples is thought to have been the setting in which Boccaccio met his famine and also where the city officials held their meetings the archaeological complex of the church colorfully features the city's history an ancient commercial Roman Street above which the monastery complex was built Carl the first of anjou chose french gothic design with elements of mediterranean architecture you we're once the ancient agora of napoli stood st. cash eaten invites us to visit the early baroque basilica that was named after him alongside a mighty external staircase merchants display their wares the interior of the upper church was altered by Francesco Grimaldi a temple of the Dioscuri was transformed into a Christian Basilica with typical baroque abundance Francesca salomina Naples most important artists to that time created this splendor in 800 AD the former temple was consecrated as a church by sin polis and retained its Roman architecture the krypter is accessible from the street as in other Christian churches there are numerous altars and tombs a sarcophagus is the final place of rest for Saint cos eaten on our journey through the old town we passed the Church of the Jeremy Neda San Felipe Neri an order that was built according to Tuscan Renaissance style on the Piazza San Domenico the Baroque a plague column supports the statue of center marecus who showed mercy for the poor you the square is surrounded by several churches and is a popular meeting place appearing to be both severe and modest this gothic church was the largest monastery complex in Naples the Santa Chiara at the beginning of the 14th century Robert of Anjou had this church built and his wife established a Clarice monastery here the courtyard and cloister were added later the Clarice used to walk the corridors in humble pure faith until in the 18th century a major change occurred large colorful majolica with playful motifs transformed the corridors into monastic places of contemplation splendidly painted stone benches are ideal for meditation in the tranquil inner courtyard of the monastery the Piazza Jesu nuovo marks the end of the route through the ancient town the unusual facade of the Church of the same name surprises with its dark tough stone the square is dominated by a 40 meter high obelisk this Rococo work of art was created in 1747 with donations made by local people the church's interior demonstrates with baroque splendor the Neapolitan fixation with over ornate decoration modernization and decay lie side by side next to the church is an entrance to the city's hidden underworld Napoli soccer anya a subterranean system of tunnels and caves that was dug into the tuff in order to provide a water supply in world war ii it acted as an air-raid shutter until the mid 16th century the Piazza Dante was situated outside the city until the city walls were rebuilt and expanded to four Oh Karenina in the 18th century built in 1625 Porto Alba leads to a short road next the piazza bellini with monuments ancient brick walls and magnificent palaces today's underground also has much to offer a metro with art a number of the subway stations of line one was supplemented with exhibition space for historic artwork various museums are nearby naples lives alongside the arts of the ancient past just as much as with the modern art of today represented by many of the city's artists a successful symbiosis to the Stations of the upperworld at the highest point of the city mound of Vomero is the spectacular Castel Sant Elmo with its amazing views a view of the old town and the Gulf and in the background Vesuvius the massive fortifications were built under Spanish monarch Pedro de Toledo in the 14th century the almost impenetrable fort was mainly used to command the city rather than for defense indeed for many years it was used as a prison pedro screamer a leading military architect of his time created an exact '''l plan also on the Vomero is the former Carthusian monastery of san martino which has been converted into a museum the place where monks once meditated and lived according to their rules of faith was secularized under catholic rule Naples has never been destroyed by either war or revolution and therefore boasts a splendid blend of historical architectural styles a piece of heaven that fell to earth that's how the Neapolitans refer to their beautiful city and its surroundings you

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  1. The moron narrator should have been taught basic Italian pronunciation as every Italian name and word was unintelligible to me, and I am fluent in  Italian.

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