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A weekend in Naples, Italy

 
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Wazling's pictureby Wazling review
added on 1st of April, 2009
Naples itself isn't a very beautiful city, in my oppinion. In its outskirts often look spoiled and dirty. The city center looks better, but cant compete with the centers of other big cities.
Besides that, Naples has got an exceptional archelogical museum, you really should visit, if you're interested in history of the Greek and Romans.
Next to Naples exists another historical place,that's besides Pompei a real treasure. It's the ancient roman 'city' 'herculaneum', hercolano in italian. There's a complete city preserved, even wooden beds you can see there aqnd amphitheaters, completely subterranean. You shouldnt miss that.
Altogether Naples is worth a journey, but not for longer than a weekend.
 

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Naples, ItalyIf you’re there for a few days, it’s a good idea to take a guided tour on your first day and then return at leisure to the spots that you want to explore further. If you’re doing the sightseeing rounds, make sure you get the Campania artecard, which is easily available at news stalls, travel agencies and online as well. Its costs start at 13 euros and vary depending on what you opt for, and it gains you museum admissions as well as other discounts.  The Castell dell’ovo is one of the most famous castles in the country, and gets its name from the famous egg that the poet Virgil, according to legend, left hidden... Read more »

 
 
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