Naples: Vomero Hill

Vomero – a is district of Naples (Campania, Italy), located on a hill, with three funiculars. The name comes from the Italian vomerethe 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

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Castel Sant’Elmo, Via Tito Angelini, 20/A, 80129 Napoli NA, Italy

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Certosa e Museo di San Martino, Largo S. Martino, 5, 80129 Napoli NA, Italy

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Duca di Martina National Ceramic Museum at Villa Floridiana, Via Domenico Cimarosa, 77, 80127 Napoli NA, Italy

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See also:

Naples

Naples’ tradition of presepi


Italy on 40thousandkm

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