Located inside the Palazzo Reale (purchase tickets at the palace ticket booth), modern museum MeMus documents the history of Europe's...
Teatro San Carlo
A night at Italy's biggest and oldest opera house is a magical experience. Although the original 1737 theatre burnt down in 1816,...
Piazza del Plebiscito
For Continental grandeur, it's hard to beat Piazza del Plebiscito. Whichever way you look, the view is show-stopping. To the northwest,...
Cappuccinos come with complimentary arias at this sweeping, kitschy cafe, set inside Teatro San Carlo. Settle into a Chesterfield and...
Trattoria San Ferdinando
Hung with theatre posters, cosy San Ferdinando pulls in well-spoken theatre types and intellectuals. For a Neapolitan taste trip, ask...
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Caffè Gambrinus information
Grand, chandeliered Gambrinus is Naples' oldest and most venerable cafe. Oscar Wilde knocked back a few here and Mussolini had some of the rooms shut to keep out left-wing intellectuals. The prices may be steep, but the aperitivo nibbles are decent and sipping a spritz or a luscious cioccolata calda (hot chocolate) in its belle époque rooms is something worth savouring.