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Castel Sant'Elmo

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All reviews castle walls degree view short walk to the castle actual castle funicular ride modern art museum great view of naples bay of naples entire city vomero hill follow the signs cable car awesome views worth the effort via toledo sunny day worth the trip
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So many stunning buildings in Napoli that this one, even though it's huge, pales comparatively but the views are stunning & also it's a very nice half day trip up by Funicular & then walk down through the maze of old Napoli to Chiaia. Our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Premolars208
Reviewed 4 November 2018

best place for photos ,selfies etc...do not miss it...use the teleferic to go up [ Montesanto train station - no metro station ] and you can walk the 500 stairs or more to go down ..

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ilias i
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We came for the view, which is simply superb. There's also a museum that we did not visit. The castle is at the summit of the Vomero hill. There are three funicular railways running up this hill from various directions. The castle is large and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BaruchBarryPinnick
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

You can reach St Elmo either by the Funicular or by Metro Line 1 to Vanvotelli followed by a short and pleasant walk as we did. On Tuesday tickets are only 2.50 Euro each (5 normally) but the gallery is not open. There is an...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

The views from the castle are the reason to visit. Absolutely amazing views of the Bay of Naples, the islands and Vesuvius. We skipped the museums in favor of watching the sunset. So worth the visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Z0siaB
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Yes, it is great views. But that is it. Not worth the cost of admission. Nothing else there. The good news it is one way to avoid the Napoli crowds.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vagabondgolfergirl
Reviewed 15 October 2018

You can catch a funicular up to this area of the city, which avoids a strenuous climb. There is an entry fee to get into the castle grounds. Late afternoon provides views out across the city, bay and beyond to Vesuvius which all reflect the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank scud56
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

This is a must. Fantastic view of Naples and Vesuv. Thats it. The exhitbition was not my taste. Trip Advisor force us to write 100 words. Why?

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank trolldans
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We took a very long walk to this building from the Port but its well worth it! If you go on a Tuesday there is a discounted ticket price. Great viewpoint of Naples.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cwal27
Reviewed 25 September 2018

The 14th Century Castel Sant'Elmo which overlooks the city and waterfront of Naples. There is a disturbing story here which I will let you discover!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Mind K
20 September 2018|
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Response from guycc1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi it’s on the hill over looking the city and the bay of Naples ,so take the funicular railway up and walk round...at at the ticket office then enter the castle from the bottom...walk to the top there’s not a lot to see on... More
14 April 2018|
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Response from 643sujatas | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is parking available.
18 January 2017|
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Response from gigaiugi | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure because it's a no working day in Italy, but I guess so. Opening hours from 8.30am to 7.30 pm but the ticket shop closes at 6.30.