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Castel Sant’Elmo

Local name: Castel Sant'Elmo

The castle standing on the Vomero hill towering over Naples, from which there is a beautiful view of the city and the volcano Vesuvius. It is a medieval fortress built in the 13th century to defend the city against attacks from the west. In its history it also served as a prison, and currently remains closed to tourists, except for outdoor events and periodic exhibitions that are organized in it.

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Via Tito Angelini 2280129 Naples , Italy