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  • 3rd largest cityEurope’s most densely populated city
  • Pantheon look-alike!
  • Burned down in the middle of a performance in the 1800s, but was completely restored.Underwent restorations and final repairs in 1943Verdi was asked to be the composer in residence after Puccini left, but the theater was too restrictive of indecent subject matter. Verdi considered San Carlo a backwater revue compared to Rome’s operahouses.If audiences weren’t making fun of the people onstage, then they’d heckle each other. Audiences found anything to take offense with; the scenery, the clothing, the flute players
  • Expensive apartments on the third floor
  • Its position and look make it more of a fortress.Eventually became a cultural center for artists, doctors, etc.Began in 1279 – medieval architecture
  • Complete with moatsAs it was sacked and resacked, kings added to itCharles Anjou commissioned it (ANGIOINO)
  • French were defending from Spain. Shot when the doors weren’t open yet. Oops.
  • Fortune of the sea castle depends on the fate of the egg – Virgil
  • Popular wedding destination
  • Amazing panorama of Capri from its terraces
  • Napoli

    1. 1. Napoli<br />La Pizza, la Sangue, e l’Amore<br />
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    3. 3. Pompeii<br />
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    5. 5. Napoli<br /><ul><li>South-west coast
    6. 6. Founded as Greek colony in 800-900 B.C.
    7. 7. Set between two volcanic areas (Vesuvius and Phlegraean Fields)
    8. 8. Ruled by many different cultures – all have left mark on Naples’ culture and language</li></li></ul><li>
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    13. 13. Piazza del Plebiscito<br />Tribute to Napoli’s emperors <br />Reminiscent of the Pantheon<br />
    14. 14. Palazzo Reale<br />Sits in Piazza del Plebiscito<br />Built by Domenica Fontana, handpicked by the king<br />
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    18. 18. Sala del trono<br />
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    20. 20. Saladellaregina<br />
    21. 21. Saladegliambasciatori<br />
    22. 22. Capellareale<br />
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    25. 25. San Francesco di Paola<br />Part of Piazza<br /> del Plebiscito<br />
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    29. 29. Teatro San Carlo<br />Oldest working theater in Europe; Rebuilt in 1943<br />Seats about 3,300<br />Noted composers: Puccini, NOT Verdi<br />Notoriously AWFUL<br />audiences<br />
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    33. 33. Galleria Umberto<br />Shopping “gallery” across from San Carlo<br />Glass vaulted ceilings<br />Shaped like a cross<br />
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    38. 38. Castel Nuovo<br />MaschioAngioino<br />Sacked and re-sacked<br />Newest castle<br />More of a fortress<br />Became a hotel for cultural figures such as poets and artists<br />Began building in 1279<br />Medieval architecture<br />
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    43. 43. Castel dell’Ovo: And the legend of the egg…<br />The fate of the egg determines the fate of Naples<br />Popular wedding destination for photos<br />
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    46. 46. Duomo di Napoli<br />Cattedraledi<br />San Gennaro<br />Miracle of<br />the Blood<br />
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    49. 49. Feast of San Gennaro<br />Began in September 1926 by Neopolitan immigrants<br />Little Italy, Newark, Las Vegas, etc.<br />
    50. 50. Le isole - Capri<br />
    51. 51. Off the Sorrentine<br />peninsula<br />Elizabeth Taylor<br /> Leonardo DiCaprio<br /> Martin Scorsese<br /> Mariah Carey<br /> Tom Cruise<br /> George Clooney<br />
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    56. 56. GrottaAzzurra<br />
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    58. 58. Getting into the GrottaAzzurra can be tricky...<br />
    59. 59. Le isole - Ischia<br />Natural hot springs & spas<br />Rich volcanic mud<br />
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    61. 61. “Il fungo” – naturally formed rock<br />
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    64. 64. Il cibo: Deliciously Combining Land and Sea<br />
    65. 65. Regulated ingredients<br />Queen Margherita<br />
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    70. 70. Fabio Cannavaro<br />Started his career for the Naples team<br />Became captain of the Italian national team and led team to win the 2006 World Cup<br />Oldest recipient to win the FIFA World Player of the Year in 2007<br />
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    72. 72. Diego Maradona<br />One of the most controversial soccer players <br />Played for Napoli 1984-1991 through one of the most successful eras<br />
    73. 73. Hand of God - 1986<br />
    74. 74. Camorra<br />

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