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We visited the cemetery after seeing the Catacombes of San Gennaro and San Gaudioso. Visiting the catacombs first does give more relevance to the Fontanelle Cemetery.
The place itself is quite amazing, a huge area cut out of the tuff rock that makes up so...More
Situated to the north west of the ancient centre, this cemetery is within walking distance (just) and is a really worthwhile excursion as long as you don't mind the odd 40,000 skeletons neatly piled around a former quarry.
Originally this was well outside the city...More
Something unusual but very interesting. It’s free but I would have been happy to have paid entry. There are little signs dotted about with snippets information.
I would recommend visiting the catacombs di san Gennaro on the same day too (this is where a lot...More
Right in the heart of the city, you can find this hidden, spectacular gem.
I felt as death is just part of life, and I went out completely drain from negativity.
The place is very clean.
I would suggest putting more explanations of...More
No, you will need to catch a bus and walk. Would suggest visiting Catacombs of Naples first, leave them by the rear entrance then 10 mins to the Catacombs of Saint Gaudiosus. from there it is about a 15-20 min walk to the... More
No, you will need to catch a bus and walk. Would suggest visiting Catacombs of Naples first, leave them by the rear entrance then 10 mins to the Catacombs of Saint Gaudiosus. from there it is about a 15-20 min walk to the Fontanelle cemetery. Doing all three will give you an interesting Half a day or so.