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Do you want to visit impressive attractions? You’re looking for the most famous shopping miles or enchanting boutiques for the perfect shopping trip? Or you’re interested in fascinating buildings of art and culture? We’ve compiled a selection for you.

  • Sotterranea

    Delve into the underworld
    40 metres under the streets of Naples lies a “city under the city”. A kilometre-long labyrinth of caves, catacombs, cisterns and wells stretches out underground. Wander through this gigantic maze of tufa and sand with a slight shiver. Since the 4th century B.C., it has been used as a secret refuge, a sanctuary and a rubbish dump. In the Second World War, it provided the population with protection from attack. There are different entrances and tours around several sections.
    Piazza San Gaetano 68
    80138 Naples
    +39 081 29 69 44
  • Spaccanapoli

    Old town – UNESCO World Heritage Site
    Naples’ old town is a maze of small alleyways with ancient houses, Baroque Palazzi, picturesque churches and Madonnas. All the colours of life in the smallest of spaces. Some of the most famous sights include the San Gennaro Cathedral, the Church of Gesù Nuovo, the Cappella Sansevero and the gardens of the Santa Chiara Monastery.
    Naples Tourist Office
    Via San Carlo 9
    80132 Naples
    +39 081 402 394
  • Metro dell'Arte

    The underground to art
    From boring underground stations to imaginative stops with individual character. Two dozen artists – sculptors, painters and photographers – have turned Line 1 into a metro of art and a place of interest in itself. The stations greet travellers with contemporary works of art and installations. Archaeological artefacts that came to light during tunnelling are also on display.
    80138 Naples
  • Crib Street

    From kitsch to art
    Via San Gregorio Armeno is famous as Naples’ street of nativity workshops. Crib figures and accessories of all kinds and colours can be found here. In Neapolitan nativity scenes, religious figures are not the focus, instead it is the common people: fish and fruit traders, butchers and bakers. One shop specialises in unusual crib figures, including Silvio Berlusconi and Angela Merkel.
    Via San Gregorio Armeno 8
    80138 Naples
    +39 081 552 3148
  • Duomo San Gennaro

    Religious site
    The Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, also known as the Duomo di Napoli or the Duomo di San Gennaro, is situated in the old town and is one of the largest churches in Naples. Its diversity of names stems from the fact that the 13th century building is dedicated to the Madonna dell`Assunta, but is named after the patron saint San Gennaro by the people. An ampoule of San Gennaro’s dried blood can be found in the cathedral’s chapel. In May and September believers pray for the liquefaction of the blood, which promises earthly happiness for Naples.
    Via Duomo 147
    80138 Naples
  • Rubinacci

    Neapolitan tradition
    This specialist shop for men’s and women’s fashion has its own tailor and is the paradigm of the traditional, upmarket Italian clothing outfitter, stocking ties, shirts, suits and shoes for signore and evening dresses, shoes, bags and scarves for signoras. Rubinacci is famous for its foulard prints and hand-painted scarves, which are produced in collaboration with local artists.
    Via Chiaia 149
    80121 Naples
    +39 081 403 908
  • Merolla & de l'Ero

    Tailor-made men's shirts
    Every man who dreams of owning a tailor-made shirt visits this shop. First you choose the luxury materials, collars and cufflinks, then you're measured up. And around three weeks later the masterpiece arrives by post. This exclusive souvenir costs around 150 to 180 euros depending on your choices.
    Via Calabritto 20
    80121 Naples
    +39 081 764 3012
  • Galleria Umberto I

    Elegant shopping passage
    This stylish shopping arcade is hidden behind a sumptuous 19th century façade in the old town. Stroll on the marble floors from one elegant fashion boutique to the next under the glass roof of Galleria Umberto I. This is where you can find everything that is so beloved about Italian fashion: elegant clothing and stylish bags and shoes.
    Galleria Umberto I
    80132 Naples
  • Markets

    A real sense of life
    Whatever your knowledge of Italian, you must visit a market in Naples. If necessary, you can always haggle with hand gestures. The Neapolitans excel at the art of gesticulating. Surrounded by haggling housewives, market cries and bargain bins, you really feel like you are a part of the city. Almost every quarter has its own market. Some examples include Mercato alla Maddalena, Porta Nolana fish market and Mercato di Antignano.
    Alla Maddalena: Via P.S. Mancini/Via S. Candida/Via Fazzini
    Fish market Porta Nolana: Piazza Garibaldi
    Mercato di Antignano: Stadtteil Vomero, near to Piazza degli Artisti
  • Museum Capodimonte

    An oasis of tranquillity
    If you are tired of the hustle and bustle of the city, simply withdraw to Capodimonte hill in the north, take a walk through the woods and enjoy a rest. Afterwards, treat your heightened senses to panoramas of the Gulf of Naples or paintings by Titian, Raphael, Botticelli and Tintoretto in the Capodimonte Museum.
    Via Miano 2
    80137 Naples
    +39 081 749 9111
  • National Archaeological Museum

    Ancient art
    The National Archaeological Museum in the old town houses large art collections from old aristocratic families, such as the Farnese and the Borgia. The vast number of ancient artefacts from Pompeii and Herculaneum make it the largest museum of ancient art and the most important archaeological museum in Europe. The “gabinetto secreto”, the secret cabinet, houses an ancient erotic collection, including frescoes from bordellos in ancient Pompeii and everyday sensual objects.
    Piazza Museo Nazionale 19
    80135 Naples
    +39 081 442 2149
  • Teatro di San Carlo

    Italy's oldest theatre
    This venerable music hall opened decades before La Scala in Milan. It was inaugurated on the name day of King Charles III of Spain. The hall burned down in 1816. After it was rebuilt, it brought fame to many musicians, including Rossini, Verdi and Caruso. With its perfect acoustics, stucco and gold furnishings, it is still internationally-recognised today for its opera and concert performances.
    Via San Carlo 98/F
    80132 Naples
    +39 081 797 2111