Castel dell'Ovo at Porto Santa Lucia
Castel dell'Ovo at Porto Santa Lucia

1. Castel dell'Ovo at Porto Santa Lucia

This is a castle known as "Egg Castle" which is situated on a small peninsula. It houses a museum and is located in the posh part of Naples. Nice to see at sunset

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Castel nuovo

2. Castel nuovo

This castle is right by the port. There is an entrance fee to enter it. It's a large medieval castle. It has a picture gallery with 19th Century Italian paintings.

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Piazza del Plebiscito

3. Piazza del Plebiscito

This Piazza is just of Via Toledo. There is lots of graffitt on it but its a nice big square near all the main shops and the port. In the square there is a huge domed church.

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Via Toledo

4. Via Toledo

This is one of the biggest and most modern shopping strips in Naples. It has all the hight street shops along with some amazing gelato shops and coffee shops too with 63 different varieties of coffee!

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Via Toledo
Via Toledo Ice cream
Duomo from outside

5. Duomo

This gothic cathedral dates back to the 13th century and is dedicated to Naple's patron saint, San Gennaro.

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Duomo from outside
Via San Gregorio Armeno man making pizza statue

6. Via San Gregorio Armeno

This famous little back street which sells very cute little nativity scenes that are all handmade along with other souvenirs.

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Via San Gregorio Armeno nuns on the run
Via San Gregorio Armeno political figure statues
Orto Botanico bambo

7. Orto Botanico

Very pretty little botanical garden with free entry. Nice place to rest in the shade from the heat and sunshine in the summer time.

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Orto Botanico fern
Orto Botanico red plant
Da Michele - Eat Pray Love resturant chefs

8. Da Michele - Eat Pray Love resturant

This was by far is the best pizza I have ever eaten in Italy. I would advise you to do to this restaurant as soon as it opens (10am) or at lunch time. The reason for this is in the evening there are often queues of people (mainly tourists) waiting to get a seated. You can be expected to wait around 1-2 hours in the evening where as in the day time it should be emptyish.

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Da Michele - Eat Pray Love resturant pizza oven
Da Michele - Eat Pray Love resturant Julia Roberts
Da Michele - Eat Pray Love resturant the pizza

9. Markets

The Mercato dei Fiori (Flower Market) - near the port

Address: Castel Nuovo
Daily market starts every morning at sunrise with fresh flowers and small plants.

Pignasecca Market - near the port

Address: Via Pignasecca
Fresh fruit, veg, seafood & tasty delicacies
Open daily and place to buy inexpensive food.

Bidonville - south west of the port

Address: Piazzale Tecchio 52, 80125
bric-a-brac, this markets takes place twice a year in the pavilions of the 'Mostra d'Oltremare'

Fiera della Casa - south west of the port

Address: Piazzale Tecchio 52, 80125
Home stuff, held at the 'Mostra d'Oltremare di Napoli'Open: mid-June to early July

Mercatino Antignano - north west of the port (near hostpital)

Address: Piazza Antignano, 80127
Open-air market sells fresh food & clothing. popular with the locals
Open: Monday to Saturday - 08:30 to 13:30

Mercatino di Posillipo – sw of port, far

Address: Viale Virgilio, 80132
Picturesque street lined with trees, open-air market for clothes & general household goods.
Open: Thursday - 08:30 to 13:00

Mercatino di Via Imbriani - near port

Address: Via Imbriani, 80121
Small market underwear, swimming costumes and designer goods Open: Monday to Saturday - 08:30 to 14:00

Corso Malta

Every Sunday morning
Flea market. For antique objects like old furniture, prints, pictures, clocks or books.


Address:  Vomero ,
Surroundings of piazza Antignano, shoes , clothes, kitchen & home;  7 am - 1.30pm, every working day.


Clothes, shoes, drapers, kitchen implements
Address: viale della Rimembranza
Open: Tuesdays, from 7am - 1pm


Address: 1km after the Poggioreale jail, at the crossing between via Nuova Poggioreale and via Marino di Caramanico
Lots of shoes, low £
Open: Fri - Mon from 6am - 1pm


Address: Cumana and metro, in front the Cumana station of Fuorigrotta
In a very large shed, groceries, clothes, shoes, drapes
Open: Mon-Sat from 8am - 1pm


Address: between piazza Garibaldi and corso Umberto
Anything, legal or not
Open: from 9pm - noon

Porta Nolana Porta Nolana square

Open: Every day 8am-2pm
Best fish market in Naples.

Mercato dei fiori Piazza Municipio

Open: Every morning at dawn
Wholesale flower market
Address: The moat of the Castel Nuovo, close to the embarkation point for the islands

La Torretta via Giordano Bruno La Torretta

Address - in Mergellina
Covered markets. mozzarella, beans and friarelli, slippers and embroidered clothes

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