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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Due to lots of earthworks around Porta Capuana it was difficult to appreciate the gate fully. But it still is VERY impressive to see.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RenateV169
Reviewed November 19, 2017

Despite the name, Porta Capuana has nothing to do with ancient Rome and the road between Naples and Capua. Its story is just since the fifteenth century. In the middle ages the Porta capuana was part of the eponymous castle, the Castel Capuano. Due to...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank VadimM67
Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

Well preserved city gate. The square is vivid day and night, with all kinds of people hanging around or passing by. Anyways, it's not somewhere you want to go alone.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Fabio Ashtar T
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Well preserved port. The square is vivid day and night, with all kinds of people. don't go here for a calm and peaceful cup of tea:-)

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jonah V
Reviewed November 13, 2016

That was the first monument appearing while we were moving from Garibaldi (Napoli Centrale) to the Old Town. Very impressive. It also seems like there's a place where some local people like to hang around.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank yegorb306
Reviewed October 18, 2016

The original gate on the east-west road that led from Naples to Capua was rebuilt and relocated in 1484. When the walls were razed, the gate remained free-standing; it used to have an additional piece above the ramparts, but this was pulled down. The façade...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed August 31, 2016

Just wandering in the area around the Stazione Napoli Centrale, we came across this very charming Piazza San Francesco a Capuana called after the standing there, the Porta Capuana or Gate Capuana. This gateway was once on the main road, which led out of the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed May 26, 2016

the arch in Naples and the building around it are very imposing and impressive. Very maintain. These are the ancient wall of the city that was the way for the city to defend it self. The good thing is that you will find great restaurant...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank mje0250
Reviewed October 30, 2015

The Porta Capuana is one of the original gateways / doors in the old walled city of Naples. The huge carves stone archway supported by two huge stone towers attests to the defensive purpose of the city gates. Seeing this is one of the marvels...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank David B L
Reviewed July 10, 2015

being many times , worth to see.. nice restaurants and coffee shops around .... nice walk from train station...

Date of experience: August 2014
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