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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  • Standing on the observation deck gives great views of the city, and not far from the bus station (another scenic way to tour Naples). Stunning views.  more »
  • The castle is free to enter and there are even lifts to take you up to the battlements from where there are excellent views over the city  more »

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