Castel dell'Ovo, Naples

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Enjoy the views from the seaside Castel dell'Ovo, the oldest standing fortification in Naples. Its name comes from a legend that a sorcerer placed a magical egg in the foundation of the castle. If the egg breaks, the building supposedly will be destroyed, and Naples will experience a series of disastrous events. Study the tiled map of the landscape to identify the many landmarks you can see. Arrange your visit to Castel dell'Ovo and discover more family-friendly attractions in Naples using our Naples trip planning app .
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  • If you are on the beach in Naples and you have time it is worth visiting the castle for a walk. We didn't pay entrance to enter and it has beautiful views. If you go only for it you will lose enough time because it wants a lot of walking to get there...
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  • A beautiful view of the Bay of Naples as well as Vesuvius. Nice walk along the harbour. Free entry
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