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Architecture in Naples

Palazzo dello Spagnuolo

In baroque-rich Naples, even staircases can be an event and the masterpiece gracing the courtyard of this palazzo (mansion) is one of its most showstopping. Designed by Ferdinando Sanfelice and dating from 1738, its…
Architecture in Naples

Galleria Umberto I

Paging Milan's Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, Naples' most famous 19th-century arcade is a breathtaking pairing of richly adorned neo-Renaissance fronts and a delicate glass ceiling capped by a lofty 56m dome. Complete…
Architecture in Naples

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…
Architecture in Naples

Palazzo Carafa della Spina