|Salita della Pedimentina
At the top of Vomero hill there is a little piazza known as Piazzale San Martino. The last stop on the V1 bus, it is home to the San Martino Charterhouse which sits just a few hundred meters below Naples Castel Santâ€™Elmo.
Be it by bus, taxi or foot, visitors arriving here for the first time are so taken by the views that they make a beeline for the aging balustraded railing that gives way to a vista of the entire eastern side of Naples. The city stretched out before you, a patchwork of rooftops and cupolas in Pompeii red, white, yellow, and green. More…