Attractions

Top Choice Museum in La Sanità & Capodimonte

Palazzo Reale di Capodimonte

Originally designed as a hunting lodge for Charles VII of Bourbon, this monumental palace was begun in 1738 and took more than a century to complete. It's now home to the Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte, southern Ita…
Top Choice Catacomb in La Sanità & Capodimonte

Catacombe di San Gennaro

Naples' oldest and most sacred catacombs became a Christian pilgrimage site when San Gennaro's body was interred here in the 5th century. The carefully restored site allows visitors to experience an evocative other …
Top Choice Cemetery in La Sanità & Capodimonte

Cimitero delle Fontanelle

Holding about eight million human bones, the ghoulish Fontanelle Cemetery was first used during the 1656 plague, before becoming Naples' main burial site during the 1837 cholera epidemic. At the end of the 19th cent…
Church in La Sanità & Capodimonte

Basilica Santa Maria della Sanità & Catacombe di San Gaudioso

While we love the baroque paintings by Andrea Vaccaro and Luca Giordano – not to mention the two contemporary sculptures by Riccardo Dalisi – it's the eerie, one-of-a-kind catacombs beneath this 17th-century basilic…
Architecture in La Sanità & Capodimonte

Palazzo dello Spagnuolo

In baroque-rich Naples, even staircases can be an event and the masterpiece gracing the courtyard of this palazzo is one of its most showstopping. Designed by Ferdinando Sanfelice and dating from 1738, its double-ra…
Park in La Sanità & Capodimonte

Parco di Capodimonte

Parco di Capodimonte makes for a blissful chill, with lakes, a wood, and various 18th-century buildings, including former royal porcelain workshop Palazzo Porcellane. Designed by Ferdinando Sanfelice in 1742 as a ro…
Architecture in La Sanità & Capodimonte

Palazzo Sanfelice

Ferdinando Sanfelice’s debut staircase is this double-ramped diva inside the Palazzo Sanfelice. Upon its completion in 1726 it became the talk of the town, and from then on there was no stopping Sanfelice, who perfe…
Museum in La Sanità & Capodimonte

Laboratorio Oste

The late Annibale Oste was one of Naples' most celebrated sculptors and designers; his workshop is now a small gallery-archive showcasing some of his works, including whimsical light sculptures, vases, and fantastic…
Art Studio in La Sanità & Capodimonte

Laboratorio Michele Iodice

For an evocative encounter with Naples' contemporary art scene, book a visit to Michele Iodice's studio. Located in a spectacular 18th-century quarry, the space is littered with fantastical sculpture and furniture; …
Gardens in La Sanità & Capodimonte

Orto Botanico di Napoli

Founded by Joseph Bonaparte between 1807 and 1819, these botanical gardens belong to the Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II. Dedicated botanists will be impressed with its collection of over 1000 plant spe…