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About Castel Sant'Elmo
Castel Sant'Elmo is a medieval castle, used as a museum, located on the Vomero hill near San Martino in Naples. It was once called Paturcium and stands in the place where there was, starting from the 10th century, a church dedicated to Sant'Erasmo. This imposing building, partly derived from the rock, originates from a tower observation Normancalled Belforte .
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Via Toledo is an ancient street and one of the most important shopping thoroughfares in the city of Naples, Italy. The street was around 2 kilometers long and It was created by Spanish viceroy Pedro de Toledo, 2nd Marquis of Villafranca in 1536. The street is one of the most important tourist destinations of the city, with a large number of religious and monumental buildings, connecting two important city squares.
A huge pubic square which was located in Naples, Italy, named after the poet Dante Alighieri. The square assumed its current structure in the second half of the eighteenth century, with the intervention of the architect Luigi Vanvitelli; the "Foro Carolino" commissioned by him was to constitute a monument celebrating the sovereign Carlo III di Borbone.
The Umberto I Gallery is a shopping arcade built in Naples between 1887 and 1890 . It is dedicated to Umberto I of Italy , as a tribute to the King and in memory of his generous presence during the cholera epidemic of 1884, which showed the need for a "Rehabilitation" of the city. It was meant to combine businesses, shops, cafes and social life — public space — with private space in the apartments on the third floor.
The church of Gesù Nuovo, or of the Trinity Major, is a basilica church in Naples, located in piazza del Gesù Nuovo in front of the obelisk of the Immaculate Conception and the basilica of Santa Chiara. It is one of the most important and largest churches in the city, among the highest concentrations of Baroque painting and sculpture, on which some of the most influential artists of the Neapolitan school worked. Inside is the body of St. Giuseppe Moscati, canonized by Pope John Paul II in 1987
The Real Teatro di San Carlo is an opera house in Naples, one of the most famous and prestigious in the world. Founded in 1737, it is the oldest opera house in Europe and in the world to be still active, the first Italian theater to establish a school for dance; anticipates the Teatro Alla Scala in Milan by 41 years and the Teatro La Fenice in Venice by 55 years. Originally, it could accommodate 3285 spectators, then reduced to 1386 following the safety regulations.
The basilica of Santa Chiara, or the monastery of Santa Chiara , is a monumental building of worship in Naples , one of the most important and largest monastic complexes in the city. It is the largest Gothic- Angevin basilica in the city, characterized by a monastery that includes four monumental cloisters, archaeological excavations in the surrounding area, and several other rooms in which the homonymous Opera Museum is housed.
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Campania is one of the regions of Southern Italy and stretches along the Tyrrhenian Sea, from the mouth of the Garigliano River to the Gulf of Policastro. The mild climate, the beauty of the coasts, the richness of its art and history, and the love for food make Campania the fascinating territory that it is.