Vomero – a is district of Naples (Campania, Italy), located on a hill, with three funiculars. The name comes from the Italian vomere – the blade of a plough, and it is connected to its former main agricultural function. Vomero used to be called the Broccoli Hill.
Sights in Vomero:
- Castel Sant’Elmo – medieval fortress from 14th century, now: museum of the 20th century,
- Certosa di San Martino – former monastery complex, located at the highest point (251 m), today: National Museum of San Martino, with the biggest in the world collecion of presepi (nativity scenes),
- Villa Floridiana – with Duca di Martina National Museum of Ceramics,
- many churches,
- beautiful views to Naples, Vesuvius and Gulf of Naples.
Vomero, Naples, Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy
Castel Sant’Elmo, Via Tito Angelini, 20/A, 80129 Napoli NA, Italy
Certosa e Museo di San Martino, Largo S. Martino, 5, 80129 Napoli NA, Italy
Duca di Martina National Ceramic Museum at Villa Floridiana, Via Domenico Cimarosa, 77, 80127 Napoli NA, Italy