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Unfired Clay Pots Found at Pompeii

By at November 7, 2014 | 12:13 pm | 0 Comment

The Special Superintendent for Archaeological Heritage of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae reported on 28 October 2014 that dozens of unfired clay pots have been found at Pompeii in the furnaces of the workshop of a potter in the area of the Necropolis of Porta Ercolano. They were discovered during  the course of recent research studies conducted […]

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Possible Disruptions at Vesuvian Sites

By at November 5, 2014 | 6:56 am | 0 Comment


The Superintendence for Archaeological Heritage of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae has announced that due to union meetings convened by employees on 5, 6 & 7 November 2014, from 08.00 to 11.00, there may be disruptions at the archaeological sites of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Oplontis, Boscoreale and Stabia.

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Villa of Poppea – Confirmation of the Villa Overlooking the Sea

By at October 30, 2014 | 10:42 am | 0 Comment

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The Special Superintendent for Archaeological Heritage of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae reported on 29 October 2014 that studies have confirmed that the Villa of Poppea in Oplontis did in fact, overlook the sea. According to a SSBA press release: It has long been presumed that the Villa of Poppea in Oplontis had spectacular views of the sea, with panoramic living […]

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Ruins of Herculaneum: Maximum effort to re-open the Corso Resina entrance

By at July 9, 2014 | 10:59 pm | 0 Comment

The violent storm of wind, water and hail on 16th June has affected many locations in the Naples area and has also caused considerable damage in the area of the ruins of Herculaneum, with particular focus on the ticket office and the tree-lined road that branches from the entrance of the historic Corso Resina, which […]

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Changes in entry to state run museums and monuments

By at June 26, 2014 | 11:18 am | 0 Comment


The 19th June, the Minister for ‘beni e delle attività culturali e del turismo’, Dario Franceschini, announced that as of 1st July 2014, the ticket system for state run museums and monuments in Italy will change.  The changes will be as below: ALL over 25s will have to pay for entry to state run museums and monuments, […]

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Parking open at the port at the weekend

By at June 22, 2014 | 11:17 pm | 0 Comment


From this weekend, parking in the city centre to visit the Lugomare Liberato will be much easier. Thanks to the agreement signed between the Port Authority and the City of Naples, on Saturdays and Sundays you will have access to parking at the port and make use of 600 parking spaces at a price of €1.50 for […]

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Re-opening of the Carriage Museum at Villa Pignatelli

By at June 11, 2014 | 2:14 pm | 0 Comment


On Friday 13th June 2014, the Carriage Museum (Museo delle Carrozze) will re-open at the Villa Pignatelli. The museum was the idea of Bruno Molajoli, who had received a donation from the Marquis Mario D’Alessandro di Civitanova and was planned in 1975 by Ezio Bruno De Felice in the ex stables of the villa. Closed […]

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Naples 20th Annual Maggio dei Monumenti – May of the Monuments 2014

By at April 29, 2014 | 7:27 pm | 1 Comments


Its that time of year again when Naples takes time out to celebrate its rich cultural heritage. Every year during the month of May, Naples plans a variety of events, tours, exhibits and more that celebrate a specific cultural, historical or artistic period from Naples’ history. This year’s theme is ‘Storie e leggende napoletane’ meaning ‘Neapolitan […]

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Naples Museums Open For Easter Weekend 2014

By at April 17, 2014 | 8:15 am | 0 Comment


Several of Naples Museums will be open Easter weekend 2014.

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Exciting €3.5 million project set to restore 27 of the city’s monuments

By at April 4, 2014 | 11:17 pm | 0 Comment


At the beginning of March this year, the Comune of Naples announced that it was going to spend the incredible sum of €3.5 million on restoring 27 of the city’s monuments. The project will cover a wide variety, from fountains to bridges, benches to obelisks. Have you ever walked along Via Chiaia and noticed the […]

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