Orecchio di Dionisio
A renowned curiosity at the heart of the Garden of Paradise is the ear-shaped man-made grotto known as the Orecchio di Dionisio (Ear of...
Latomia del Paradiso
Enter the Latomia del Paradiso, a limestone quarry full of huge hollows and caves, planted with orange and olive trees, via the northern...
Grotta dei Cordari
The now-closed Grotta dei Cordari (Rope-makers' Cave) is a grotto, supported by pillars, once used in the manufacture of rope; in...
Teatro Greco information
Lonely Planet review
For the classicist, the highlight of the Neapolis is the lustrous white Teatro Greco, hewn out of the rocky hillside. A masterpiece of classical architecture, the ancient theatre could seat 16,000 people and saw the work of Sophocles, Euripides and the last tragedies of Aeschylus, including The Persians, Prometheus Bound and Prometheus Unbound , which were first performed here in his presence.