Piazza Garibaldi

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The first place many see in Naples thanks to the city's main train station, there is not a lot to hold your attention here. Recently completely rebuilt, it now features a swanky new underground shopping mall based around the train station, and the surrounding area has some notable churches as well as the famed Porta Capuana, one of the historic gates to the city walls.


San Pietro ad Aram

One of Naples's oldest churches, it contains an altar where Saint Peter supposedly preached while in Naples. Enter by the…

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Santa Caterina a Formiello

With museum-worthy paintings and sculptures on display, this church is a must-see of Naples. The Formiello in the name refers…

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Porta Capuana

Occupying a rather unkempt pedestrianized piazza, this elegant ceremonial gateway is one of Naples's finest landmarks of the Renaissance era.…

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