Naples is Italy’s third largest city and is also the capital of the region of Campania. Home of SSC Napoli, one of the top football teams in the country, Naples is also one of the oldest cities in the world. There are many famous historical and modern landmarks in the city including the Piazza del Plebiscito and the Royal Palace of Naples. The Naples National Archaeological Museum and Museo di Capodimonte are major parts of the cityscape while Galleria Umberto I and its Coral Jewellery Museum also draw massive crowds throughout the year.
Naples has the fourth largest contribution to the country’s economy with a number of small, medium and large companies setting up base in the city’s massive commercial serviced offices. Companies like Olivetti, Vulcanair and Alfa Romeo have their offices and factories here while massive ship construction yards flourish in other parts of Naples. A number of local wine and cheese manufacturers are based here but you will also find professionals such as lawyers, architects, designers, builders, engineers and computer specialists.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Naples is considered one of the oldest venues for classical art-forms with modern influences creeping in as well. There are famous venues like Teatro di San Carlo, which is an opera house that dates back almost three centuries. It is a major centre for Italian cinema and music with several conservatories including Santa Maria di Loreto, Sant’Onoforio in Capuana and Conservatorio della Pieta dei Turchini. Naples has numerous restaurants serving food from various parts of the world such as Brook’s Gourmet Burgers and Dogs, which serves American street-food, and Escargot 41, which is a French food establishment. Local fare can be relished at Caffe dell’Amore while Inca’s Kitchen is the place to sample some Peruvian cooking.
Naples has a strong network of roads and reliable buses and taxis that serve local commuters. Additionally, Italy’s longest road, the Autostrada A1, runs from Naples to Milan. Internally, Naples has trolley-buses and tram services to support road transport while funiculars or cable rail-cars also run through the city. Naples Metro is an extensive rail-network running under the city while Napoli Centrale, Napoli Campi Flegrei and Napoli Mergellina are the city’s main railway stations, which link it to the rest of the country.