Piazza del Plebiscito

Piazza del Plebiscito

Naples & Amalfi Coast

Best tours and activities for Piazza del Plebiscito

Things to know about Piazza del Plebiscito

Piazza del Plebiscito is without doubt the most famous square of Naples, but also the largest and the most scenic. The semicircular portico was built in 1809 and completed a few years later, with the monumental Basilica of San Francesco di Paola, erected by Ferdinand I (the King of Naples at that time). The church dominates the square with its imposing neoclassical structure - similar to the Pantheon in Rome – and the great dome.
 
On the opposite side of the square, towards the sea, is the enchanting Royal Palace, one of the four residences used by the royal family of the Bourbons of Naples. It was built in 1600 by Domenico Fontana, but over the centuries it was repeatedly transformed and enriched with decorations and with a roof garden.
 
In the focal points of Piazza del Plebiscito are located the two equestrian statues made by Antonio Canova. Especially picturesque is the view of the Gulf of Naples with the Vesuvius in the distance framed between the Royal Palace and the Palace of the Prefecture.

Tours and things to do in Italy

2-Days Escorted Tour from Rome to Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento and Capri Join a 2-day escorted tour: discover the beautiful historical heart of Naples, visit the well-known excavations of Pompeii and the stunning Blue Grotto. Meals, transport, tour escort and local guides included!  
469,00
per person
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3-Days Escorted Tour from Rome to Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento and Capri Head South and eXPerience the allure of the Naples area: famous history, archaeology, and unique natural beauty. Tour the fascinating historical center of Naples, explore excavations at the village of Pompeii, and admire Capri's enchanting Blue Grotto. Meals, transport, and expert guide included.  
599,00
per person
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Guided Group Tour of the Centre of Naples and its underground ruins This guided walking tour will make you discover the historic center of Naples and its surrounding area. You will explore the beautiful streets, squares and the underground ruins of the city that make up a treasure trove of huge artistic and historical value!
40,00
per person
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7-Days Escorted Tour of Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento, Capri and Positano from Rome Enjoy the lush nature and the turquoise water of Sorrento, Capri and Positano with a seven-day tour from Rome. Visit one of the areas most admired in the world for its geographical and historical particularities, a Unesco World Heritage Site.
1418,00
per person
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Private tour of the centre of Naples with visit of Caravaggio's artworks & Veiled Christ With this private guided walking tour you can visit Naples and its attractions and picturesque alleys. With your expert guide you will visit Pio Monte della Misericordia, a majestic church famous for its art works, including Caravaggio’s “The Seven Works of Mercy”. 
72,67
per person
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