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Italia Napoli Walks in the city1

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Naples is the regional capital of Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. In 2017, around 967,069 people lived within the city's administrative limits while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,115,320 residents.
First settled by Greeks in the second millennium BC, Naples is one of the oldest continuously inhabited urban areas in the world. In the ninth century BC, a colony known as Parthenope was established on the Island of Megaride, later refounded as Neápolis in the sixth century BC.

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Italia Napoli Walks in the city1

  1. 1. Fontana del Sebeto, largo Sermoneta in the zone of Mergellina of Naples
  2. 2. Recumbent old man representing the river Sebeto, which formerly coursed through the center of town
  3. 3. The fountain was commissioned by the viceroy Emanuele Zunica e Fonseca (died 1637), and built by Carlo Fanzago based on a design by his father, Cosimo
  4. 4. Mergellina is a coastal section in the quartiere of Chiaia
  5. 5. Porto di Mergellina
  6. 6. Mergellina
  7. 7. Stazione di Napoli Mergelina
  8. 8. Tram
  9. 9. Vesuvius
  10. 10. Statue of Armando Diaz
  11. 11. Statue of Armando Vittorio Diaz, the Italian General born close to Naples who signed the Armistice for Italy at the end of the First World War
  12. 12. Giovanni Nicotera Statue Chiesa Santa Maria di Portosalvo
  13. 13. Piazza Vittoria and the Colonna Spezzata (the Broken Column). The monument commemorates those who died at sea. Piazza Vittoria is an important square of Naples. From here start the well known seashore streets Via Caracciolo and Via Partenope. Castel dell'Ovo located on the former island of Megaride
  14. 14. Colonna Spezzata Giardini pubblici di Piazza Vittoria (Lungomare di Napoli )
  15. 15. Erythrina crista-galli (Cockspur Coral Tree)
  16. 16. Erythrina crista-galli  (Cockspur Coral Tree) arrived in Italy in 1772, at the Botanical Garden of Turin Statua di Nicola Amore
  17. 17. Piazza Vittoria Villa Comunale Fontana Lucia Cassa Armonica
  18. 18. The Castel dell'Ovo located on the former island of Megaride
  19. 19. The Castel dell'Ovo is the oldest standing fortification in Naples
  20. 20. According to Greek legend, Parthenope was the daughter of the god Achelous and the Muse Terpsichore. She cast herself into the sea and drowned when her songs failed to entice Odysseus. Her body washed ashore at Naples, on the island of Megaride, where the Castel dell'Ovo is now located. When people from the city of Cumae settled there, they named their city Parthenope in her honour
  21. 21. A Roman myth tells a different version of the tale, in which a centaur named Vesuvius was enamored with Parthenope. Angered, Jupiter turned the centaur into a stratovolcano and Parthenope into the city of Naples. Thwarted in his desire, Vesuvius' rage is manifested in the volcano's frequent violent eruptions
  22. 22. Naples transportation system is extremely economical and easy to use 
  23. 23. Dante Metro station 
  24. 24. Napoli Metro Dante
  25. 25. Napoli Metro Dante
  26. 26. Piazza Dante
  27. 27. Piazza Dante is a large public square in Naples, named after the poet Dante Alighieri. The square is dominated by a 19th-century statue of the poet Dante, sculpted by Tito Angelini. In 1995, the historic centre of Naples was listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, a United Nations program which aims to catalogue and conserve sites of outstanding cultural or natural importance to the common heritage of mankind.
  28. 28. Strelitzia Augusta in Piazza Dante
  29. 29. Strelitzia Augusta in Piazza Dante Naples' 2,800-year-history has left it with a wealth of historical buildings and monuments, from medieval castles to classical ruins. The most prominent forms of architecture visible in present-day Naples are the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque styles. Naples has a total of 448 historical churches (1000 in total), making it one of the most Catholic cities in the world in terms of the number of places of worship
  30. 30. Santa Maria della Sapienza church
  31. 31. Santa Maria della Sapienza church and Via Constantinopoli
  32. 32. Santa Maria della Sapienza church
  33. 33. Neapolitan cuisine is synonymous with pizza, which originated in the city but it includes many other less well-known dishes and is the Italian city with the highest number of accredited stars from the Michelin Guide
  34. 34. Naples is the regional capital of Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. In 2017, around 967,069 people lived within the city's administrative limits while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,115,320 residents. First settled by Greeks in the second millennium BC, Naples is one of the oldest continuously inhabited urban areas in the world. In the ninth century BC, a colony known as Parthenope was established on the Island of Megaride, later refounded as Neápolis in the sixth century BC. The city was an important part of Magna Graecia, played a major role in the merging of Greek and Roman society and a significant cultural centre under the Romans. It was capital of the Duchy of Naples (661-1139), then the Kingdom of Naples (1282 and 1816) and finally the Two Sicilies until the unification of Italy in 1861
  35. 35. Sound: Dmitri Hvorostovsky - Non ti scordar di me (E. De Curtis), O sole mio (E. Di Capua), A Marechiare (F. Paolo Tosti) Text: Internet Pictures: Sanda Foişoreanu Gabriela Cristescu Internet All  copyrights  belong to their  respective owners Presentation: Sanda Foişoreanu https://plus.google.com/+SandaMichaela 2018

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