The tour of the Middle Ages in Naples starts from the city's Cathedral, tetter known as "San Gennaro" because its remains and its blood are kept there. Once the secrets hidden between the tombs and the Gothic inscriptions have been discovered, our journey passes through a small gem: San Giorgio Maggiore, where we can admire the early Christian apse. Next stop will be the Church of San Lorenzo Maggiore, the burial place of the Knights of the order of the Templars or the Knot. Crossing via San Gregorio Armeno, famous for shepherds and cribs, you will arrive at the magnificent Federico II University, commissioned by the Teutonic Swabian Emperor Federico II, the oldest secular and public university in the world. Our journey will come as a final stop in the splendid Piazza Mercato, a place of historical facts and popular legends, a place of revolutions and death sentences and we will have the opportunity to visit the oldest Gothic church in the city: S. Eligio.
- Our meeting point will be the Duomo of Naples: it's one of the oldest churches in town, and we'll see the traces of the very first foundation of the Cathedral! - We'll move along via Duomo to reach our next stop: the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore, with its unique ancient apse (today the entrace of the Church) - We'll move then to the middle of the old town, to the Basilica of San Lorenzo Maggiore, with its austere and gothic aspect - Our next stop will be the facade of the University of Naples' Building. It is named to Federico II, our Svevian King. - The final stop will be piazza Mercato, very next to a little medieval authentic gem of Naples: the Church of Sant'Eligio, with his gothic shapes and its millenial history.
Meeting location: - The guide will wait for the guests at the entrance of the Duomo, the Cathedral of Naples.
End location: - The tour will end at the Church of Sant'Eligio Maggiore.
Data di inizio: Monday, 04 May 2020 alle 18:14
Tour Price: 150€
Duration: 02:30 hours
- 2h30 guided tour by a professional and licensed tourist gudie.