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Itineraries in Naples-Via Chiaia

Itineraries in Naples-Via Chiaia

Our itinerary starts from Piazza Trieste and Trento, from here between 1500 and 1600 Domenico Fontana realize Via Chiaia to connect Piazza del Plebiscito with the promenade. This area started to populate around 1700 when by order of Ferdinand IV was demolished the port of Chiaia and after the end of the 800 was carried out Via dei Mille. Italy

In place of the port of Chiaia were built Palazzo Sant ' and Palazzo Ottajano. Admirable the Chiaia bridge erected in 1636 to connect the hill of Pizzofalcone with that of the Mortelle, which looks like a triumphal arch; Through an elevator and a staircase you enter the mountain area of God.

Later on we will find the Teatro Sannazaro (1874). Next to the theatre there is the ' Palazzo Carver ' built in ' 500 as the country residence of the Abbot Carafa Prima and the Prince of Casey then; Inside there are four beautifully frescoed halls. To visit the eighteenth-century church of Santa Caterina in which are guarded the remains of Queen Maria Clotilde of France, buried here after dedicating much of life to works of charity. Continuing this itinerary you arrive in the nineteenth-century Piazza dei Martiri one of the most elegant of the city, designed by Enrico Convino once was occupied by the gardens of a medieval abbey.

Part of the square belonged to the Duke of Calabritto who in the early ' 700 built his palace then renovated by Luigi Vanvitelli; Also in Piazza dei Martiri in place of the seventeenth-century Casa Cocora was built in 1746 Palazzo Partanna and on the opposite side of the Nunciature (1855).

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