A weekend in Naples, Italy
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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The beginning of the city of Naples is credited to the early Greek settlers that occupied the vicinity. Through time, the settlement evolved to be a stable city state. When the war broke out between Carthage and Rome, Naples allied with Rome and was incorporated in the Roman Republic as one of its provinces. During its incorporation as a colony in an expanding Roman Empire, Naples was given tolerance to practice the Greek culture of the original founders and settlers. The city was even considered as a center of Hellenistic culture during that time. During the fall of the Western Roman Empire, Naples experienced a dark time in its history with... Read more »
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