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Napoli

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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
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    • 1. Napoli
      La Pizza, la Sangue, e l’Amore
    • 2.
    • 3. Pompeii
    • 4.
    • 5. Napoli
      • South-west coast
      • 6. Founded as Greek colony in 800-900 B.C.
      • 7. Set between two volcanic areas (Vesuvius and Phlegraean Fields)
      • 8. Ruled by many different cultures – all have left mark on Naples’ culture and language
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    • 13. Piazza del Plebiscito
      Tribute to Napoli’s emperors
      Reminiscent of the Pantheon
    • 14. Palazzo Reale
      Sits in Piazza del Plebiscito
      Built by Domenica Fontana, handpicked by the king
    • 15.
    • 16.
    • 17.
    • 18. Sala del trono
    • 19.
    • 20. Saladellaregina
    • 21. Saladegliambasciatori
    • 22. Capellareale
    • 23.
    • 24.
    • 25. San Francesco di Paola
      Part of Piazza
      del Plebiscito
    • 26.
    • 27.
    • 28.
    • 29. Teatro San Carlo
      Oldest working theater in Europe; Rebuilt in 1943
      Seats about 3,300
      Noted composers: Puccini, NOT Verdi
      Notoriously AWFUL
      audiences
    • 30.
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    • 32.
    • 33. Galleria Umberto
      Shopping “gallery” across from San Carlo
      Glass vaulted ceilings
      Shaped like a cross
    • 34.
    • 35.
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    • 37.
    • 38. Castel Nuovo
      MaschioAngioino
      Sacked and re-sacked
      Newest castle
      More of a fortress
      Became a hotel for cultural figures such as poets and artists
      Began building in 1279
      Medieval architecture
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    • 42.
    • 43. Castel dell’Ovo: And the legend of the egg…
      The fate of the egg determines the fate of Naples
      Popular wedding destination for photos
    • 44.
    • 45.
    • 46. Duomo di Napoli
      Cattedraledi
      San Gennaro
      Miracle of
      the Blood
    • 47.
    • 48.
    • 49. Feast of San Gennaro
      Began in September 1926 by Neopolitan immigrants
      Little Italy, Newark, Las Vegas, etc.
    • 50. Le isole - Capri
    • 51. Off the Sorrentine
      peninsula
      Elizabeth Taylor
      Leonardo DiCaprio
      Martin Scorsese
      Mariah Carey
      Tom Cruise
      George Clooney
    • 52.
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    • 56. GrottaAzzurra
    • 57.
    • 58. Getting into the GrottaAzzurra can be tricky...
    • 59. Le isole - Ischia
      Natural hot springs & spas
      Rich volcanic mud
    • 60.
    • 61. “Il fungo” – naturally formed rock
    • 62.
    • 63.
    • 64. Il cibo: Deliciously Combining Land and Sea
    • 65. Regulated ingredients
      Queen Margherita
    • 66.
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    • 70. Fabio Cannavaro
      Started his career for the Naples team
      Became captain of the Italian national team and led team to win the 2006 World Cup
      Oldest recipient to win the FIFA World Player of the Year in 2007
    • 71.
    • 72. Diego Maradona
      One of the most controversial soccer players
      Played for Napoli 1984-1991 through one of the most successful eras
    • 73. Hand of God - 1986
    • 74. Camorra

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