Our journey will start from the Metro Materdei stop,one of the so-called "MetroArte" stations. We will start from the Cemetery of the Fontanelle. The large amount of human remains and skulls will leave you surprised: this place was born as mass grave and was then one of the places where the worship of the souls of Purgatory . We will continue towards the Basilica of Santa Maria alla Sanità: the pulpit with its double ramp on one side surrounds the crypt and on the other leads to the upper presbytery: it is truly a unicum in European architecture. We'll move to its most famous mansions: Sanfelice Palace and Spagnuolo Palace, jewels of late Baroque architecture, and I will show you the birthing house of an illustrious Neapolitan citizen, namely Prince Antonio de Curtis... Aka Toto! Crossing the Borgo Vergini, where you can meet a typical Neapolitan market, we will conclude our tour in Porta San Gennaro: it is one of the oldest accesses of the city, dedicated to its most famous Patron.
- Meeting at the Metro Station Materdei - Naples Underground Line 1. - Guided tour to the Cemetery of Fontanelle, one of the most fascinating and mysterious places in Naples. - Guided tour to the Basilica of Santa Maria of the Sanità: this large complex was built above the Catacombs of St. Gaudioso, and welcomes you with its immense splendor! - Walking tour along the streets of the districts, where we'll meet Palazzo Sanfelice, that owes its name to its designer, and Palazzo dello Spagnuolo. The best examples of private baroque architecture are here! - We'll have a quick look to the birthing house of the famous Totò. - Walking tour along the Borgo Vergini: a typical neapolitan daily market, always surrounded by wonderful works of street art, decorating the facades of the palaces. - End point will be Porta San Gennaro, one of the oldest entrance to the city, dedicated to our Patron Saint
Meeting location: The guide will wait for the guests at the "Materdei" stop - Metro Underground of Naples, line 1
End location: The tour will end at Porta San Gennaro
Data di inizio: Monday, 04 May 2020 alle 17:45
Tour Price: 120€
Duration: 02:00 hours
- 2h guided tour bt a professional and licensed tourist guide.