The best of Naples: 3-hour private walking tour

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  • 3 hr

Discover the best of Naples with this 3-hour guided visit led by an expert local guide. Don't miss the chance to be guided in the heart of Naples where you will feel the authentic Neapolitan mood. The guide will show you the churches and palazzos, as well as the main streets and buildings dating back to the Greeks. Walk through streets like Spaccanapoli and via dei Tribunali (which used to be the old main roads in ancient times) or San Gregorio Armeno to enjoy the best of Neapolitan handcraft. Visit the Duomo, the main church in town and discover the history and worship of the beloved Saint Gennaro.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Piazza del Gesu Nuovo

You will meet your guide in Piazza del Gesù Nuovo.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Gesu Nuovo Church

Walking through the fascinating Piazza del Gesù and see the Church of Gesù Nuovo. The church of Gesu' Nuovo is an exquisite example of the Baroque, from the unique façade faced with diamond-shaped ashlars to the marvellous interiors in marble.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Chiesa di Santa Chiara

Located just off Piazza del Gesù on the western end of Centro Storico, Santa Chiara is one of the most beautiful and beloved churches in Naples. Set in a walled, citadel like complex, the church is rare example of the city’s austere Gothic history and a pleasant contrast to the countless churches that were highly ornamented during the Baroque era.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Complesso Monumentale di Santa Chiara

Located just off Piazza del Gesù on the western end of Centro Storico, Santa Chiara is one of the most beautiful and beloved churches in Naples. Set in a walled, citadel like complex, the church is rare example of the city’s austere Gothic history and a pleasant contrast to the countless churches that were highly ornamented during the Baroque era.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Piazza San Domenico Maggiore

The San Domenico Maggiore Square was laid between the 15th and 19th centuries during the reign of the Aragonese rulers. They made it one of the most important centers of the city. The square is surrounded by many important structures. The San Domenico Maggiore Square has an important monument at its center. It is an obelisk erected by Dominican monks of San Martino after a plague killed a large portion of the population of Naples in 1656. The statue on top is that of San Domenico di Guzman, the founder of the Dominican order. Other notable buildings flanking the square are the Palazzo Petrucci, the oldest surviving building in Naples, the San Domenico Maggiore church and the adjacent abbey, that was the original seat of the university of Naples and the Palazzo Sangro di Sansevero, the residence of the family of the early scientist and innovator, Raimondo di Sangro, Prince of Sansevero.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Spaccanapoli

Spaccanapoli is the straight and narrow main street that traverses the old, historic center of the city of Naples, Italy. The name is a popular usage and means, literally, "Naples splitter". The name is derived from the fact that it is very long and from above it seems to divide that part of the city.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Basilica di San Lorenzo Maggiore

San Lorenzo Maggiore is one of the oldest basilicas in Naples, located on the site of the ancient Greek agora and the Roman forum, on the ancient way decumanus maximus, in the historic center. Dating back to the 13th century, its interior has retained its Gothic style

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Via dei Tribunali

Pass through the narrow via dei Tribunali to see Naples at its most characteristic.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Via San Gregorio Armeno

Walk through the street called San Gregorio Armeno, the famous street of the nativity scenes

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Duomo di Napoli

The Duomo is a 14th century French Gothic church and was built by the Angevins and is the seat of the Naples Archdiocese. Naples Cathedral is also home to the Crypt and the Chapel of Naples Patron Saint, San Gennaro and it is where the Festival of San Gennaro, the infamous blood liquefaction ceremony takes place three times a year. The visit ends with the Duomo.

Duration: 15 minutes
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