Via Chiaia

History

The street starts from Piazza Trieste and Trento, near Piazza del Plebiscito and Via Toledo and ends at Piazza dei Martiri, very close to the beginning of the Riviera di Chiaia Via Chiaia is together with Via dei Mille one of the most elegant and well-known streets of Naples for elite shopping. However, the street is made up of several important buildings and monumental churches, among which are some of them:

Il Ponte di Chiaia

Il Ponte di Chiaia, built in 1636 to connect the area of Pizzofalcone with the Spanish Quarters, is in neoclassical style and has various marble decorations. Only one of the two arches that compose it is visible, because of the buildings built later.

Palazzo Cellammare:

Palazzo Cellammare is an ancient noble palace founded in the sixteenth century by the will of the abbot of Stigliano Giovanni Francesco Carafa. The present connotation of the palace, which has undergone numerous embellishment interventions since its foundation, connotes a «mixture of the severe and pompous, the sixteenth century and the baroque».

How to get there

Address

Via Chiaia, Napoli

Public transport

From Piazza Garibaldi take metro Line 1 and get off at Municipio, then 11 minutes walk.

From Piazza Garibaldi take the R2 bus and get off at San Carlo, then 5 minutes walk.

From Naples Airport take Alibus and get off at Piazza Garibaldi, then take metro Line 1 and get off at Municipio, then 11 minutes walk.

From Naples Airport take Alibus and get off at Piazza Garibaldi, then take bus R2 and get off at San Carlo, then 5 minutes walk.

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