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  • Address: Piazza Munipio, Naples
  • Hours: Mon - Sat 9am - 7pm
  • Admission: €5

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Castel Nuovo (New Castle)

Castel Nuovo, better known locally as Maschio Angioino, looks the way a castle should look - fierce stone, towers and turrets. Built as the new royal residence between 1279 and 1282 by Charles I of Anjou, it is rightfully one of Naples' most striking buildings. Mind you, most of what we see today was built in the 15th century by the Aragon king Alfonso V, and via later renovations. At the end of the 15th century, Naples was annexed to Spain and the castle was downgraded to military fortress, but Charles III moved back in as King of Naples in 1734 restoring it to a royal castle.

These days Castel Nuovo, once scene of papal resignations, artists' parties including Giotto, Plutarch and Boccaccio, and fierce battles, is today home to a museum exhibiting 14th and 15th century frescoes and sculptures, silver and bronzes, and paintings by Neapolitan artists from the 17th-20th centuries.

Practical Info

Located near the port area of Naples, bus number R2 will take you to the New Castle. Get off at the stop for Piazza del Municipio. 

Tours & Tickets

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Small Group Naples City Sightseeing Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 31 Reviews

Get to know one of Italy’s oldest and most beautiful cities on this 2-hour Naples sightseeing tour, perfect for first-time visitors. Traveling by minivan and ...  Read more

Location: Naples, Italy
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $33.96

Naples City Walking Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 34 Reviews

Follow an informative guide on a morning or afternoon Naples walking tour to discover the city’s historical sights, buzzing plazas and cultural delights. ...  Read more

Location: Naples, Italy
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $50.94

Naples Segway Tour

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Discover the sights of the largest city in southern Italy on this 3-hour Naples Segway tour. Glide through the streets on a self-balancing electric Segway, and ...  Read more

Location: Naples, Italy
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $112.06

Naples by Night Tour Including Pizza Dinner

4 star rating: Recommended 11 Reviews

See Naples as the sun goes down on this 3-hour evening tour, with dinner at a top pizzeria included. As you travel around by luxury coach, see panoramic vistas ...  Read more

Location: Naples, Italy
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $79.24

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