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,...
Envisaged as a 16th-century monument to Spanish glory (Naples was under Spanish rule at the time), the magnificent Palazzo Reale is home...
Cappuccinos come with complimentary arias at this sweeping, kitschy cafe, set inside Teatro San Carlo. Settle into a Chesterfield and...
Palazzo Reale, Piazza del Plebiscito · interesting places nearby
Biblioteca Nazionale information
Naples' downtown Palazzo Reale (Royal Palace) is home to the Biblioteca Nazionale, its priceless treasures including at least 2000 papyri discovered at Herculaneum and fragments of a 5th-century Coptic Bible. Designed by some of Naples' most celebrated 19th-century craftspeople, the Biblioteca Nazionale's beautiful 2nd-floor Biblioteca Lucchesi Palli (Lucchesi Palli Library; closed Saturday) is home to numerous fascinating artistic artefacts, including letters by composer Giuseppe Verdi. You will need photo ID to enter the Biblioteca Nazionale.