DAY 3 IN DAY 3 IN NAPLES NAPLESBY MARGHERITA PANDOLFI AND CLARA RODORIGO BY MARGHERITA PANDOLFI AND CLARA RODORIGO
The Maschio Angioino The Maschio AngioinoThe Maschio Angioino is probably the most famous medievalcastle of Naples with Castel dellOvo.It was built on order of Charles I of Anjou in 1266 in the currentPiazza del Municipio and now houses the Museo Civico. Civico
Piazza del PlebiscitoPiazza del Plebiscito changed many times itsstructure: in the Seventeenth century the RoyalPalace was built by the architect Domenico Fontana,and many religious buildings were demolished in theNineteenth century, widening the square
Umberto Gallery On the way to reach San Severo Chapel, we took a break in Galleria Umberto, where the students bought food and drinks, took pictures or just sat at the tables of the Cafeteria to rest.
Along tha way to San Severo Chapel,where wewent to see the statue of “Cristo Velato”, we sawa demonstration for a better life condition ofimmigrants in Italy
Cristo Velato Cristo Velato The Cristo Velato is a marble sculpture by Giuseppe Sanmartino, preserved in the San Severo Chapel. Made in 1753, it is considered one of the greatestmasterpieces of ever and attracts thousands of visitors each year
We went out from San Severo and moved to arestaunt, where at last we could eat a Neapolitanpizza.
We finished our lunch at 3 and the teachers let us have 20minutes of “freedom” before coming back to Rome. A lot of us went to the closest confectioners to buy typical Neapolitan specialities like Babà, Zeppole, Pastiera andSfogliatelle; other students went to buy some souvenirs for themselves and their families, or to walk along the beautiful streets of Naples.
At 3:40 we reached the coach and left for Rome at about 4. During the journey, some students chatted, some sang, some listened to music, took pictures or slept. More than 3,30 hours later, the coach stopped in front of our school, in Rome. We thanked the driver and the