For art aficionados and religious pilgrims should visit the famous Duomo Naples, or the cathedral. This church is the chief religious house of Neapolitans. The church was built in honor of their patron Saint Gennaro (St. Januarius). Other than that, it is believed that the church houses a small container that has the blood of the saint. This religious building is home to rare art collection of famous Italian visual artists and some French painters.
Other interesting sights to see in Naples, Italy are the famous castles – Castel dell’Ovo and Castel Nuovo. Castel dell’Ovo used to be the prison of the prominent Roman emperor Romulus Augustus while in exile. This huge edifice was built during the Normans occupation. Castel Nuovo was put up under the order of Charles I of Anjou. These two structures are constant reminders to Neapolitans’ glorious past.
Teatro di San Carlo
For the music lovers who want to experience Naples’ own brand of opera, Teatro di San Carlo is the venue of many operas. This opera house is a classic example of Neapolitan elegance and opulence. Great music by famous musical genius are performed in this big house of the arts.