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Castel Sant'Elmo

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Via Tito Angelini 20, 80129, Naples, Italy
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All reviews castle walls degree view short walk to the castle actual castle funicular ride great view of naples small art gallery bay of naples entire city vomero hill follow the signs cable car awesome views worth the effort via toledo sunny day worth the trip
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Worth going to see because the views from the top are amazing. One of many castles in the area. well taken care of.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Lorna A
Reviewed February 23, 2018

The views from here are really breathtaking. A 360 degree of Naples and the surrounding area. Fantastico!

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank peewam
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

I was there on a rainy day with lots of fog. It was nice to walk the castle but the views were next to nothing. It would probably be a lot better on a sunny day.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank LostALot22
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

Amazing 360 views of Naples. Took some stunning photographs. The castle itself is massive but there’s nothing in it! The only thing is a contemporary art museum in the middle- not what we were expecting. You are paying for the views... nothing else.

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank Derek S
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

The views of Naples are truly amazing from up here. It’s an interesting visit as a whole but the 360 degree view from the walls is the star. It’s beautiful on a clear day. You can see the line of Spaccanapoli cut through the old...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank philipcV9697KX
Reviewed February 2, 2018

Worth the trip to lovely area of Vomero & cheap entrance ticket €5.00 ( half price with Artecard) to massive fortification. Great panoramic view of Bay of Naples and the city, 360 degrees. Easy ascent via funicular and walk for ten minutes after that up...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank CarolineCyprus
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Its one of the best places in Napoli for the views or to take awesome photo of the city or of the mountains, especially mount Vesuvius! Enjoy

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank menottyt
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

A short ride by funiculare and a short walk in Vomero, this is the most prominent fortress of Naples and a must-see during a visit. Tickets could be bought near the entrance but were not checked anywhere. After the ticker office the climb of the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Scotman_Holland
Reviewed December 15, 2017

On our last day in Naples, we took the funicular up up up the escarpment to the castle. It had been recommended to us for the views, and it didn't disappoint. The views from the battlements of Naples are just amazing - you can walk...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank VNKSmith
Reviewed December 6, 2017

This is probably the highest climb we did during our trip. The rain in Napoli did not deter us in climbing up those many hundred steps of cobbled stone to this Castle. Once on top you are greeted with many bazaar of original handcrafted Cameo...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Mind K
September 19, 2018|
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Response from guycc1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi it’s on the hill over looking the city and the bay of Naples ,so take the funicular railway up and walk round...at at the ticket office then enter the castle from the bottom...walk to the top there’s not a lot to see on... More
April 14, 2018|
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Response from 643sujatas | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is parking available.
January 17, 2017|
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Response from gigaiugi | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure because it's a no working day in Italy, but I guess so. Opening hours from 8.30am to 7.30 pm but the ticket shop closes at 6.30.