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Tour of Sanità and Duomo districts: churches and saints, mysteries and Neapolitan street food

Napoli

  • unique_info copia 3 2h30m
  • 1 - 10
  • EN IT
  • turismodelleorigini

Explore the lesser-known and oldest districts of Naples.Stroll through the Duomo district with its living spirituality an popular culture and experience Sanità district, the most charming and buzzing in Naples.

Get into the Duomo of Naples, the imposing nineteenth-century cathedral, which every year gathers thousands of faithful ready to witness the miracle of the melting of San Gennaro's blood, patron saint of Naples.

Walk until you get to Rione Sanità, known as a burial place and till recent years considered one of the most dangerous neighborhoods of the city. But a wind of change has brought a cultural and social rebirth, attracting more visitors who find masterpieces of street art and dozens of votive urban shrines, the most beautiful form of popular devotion that collects images of the lost souls of Purgatory waiting for prayers to reach Paradise.

Get to the Basilica of Santa Maria Alla Sanità built on the ancient catacombs of San Gaudioso, the smallest and least known of all catacombs in Naples. Spot ancient paintings, skulls embedded in the walls, and ossuaries. Here rituals remain unchanged with the same intensity and ancient gestures.  

Get on, Immersing yourself in the most animated side of Rione Sanità strolling among the stalls of the Vergini street market where you will find fruits, vegetables, and a lot of locals shopping. You will taste the best street food in town: a deep-fried pizza and the snowflake, a delicious brioche with milk cream produced in Poppella pastry shop, a reference for food lovers in Naples.  

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Included
  • Tour with a local
  • Street food
It does not include
  • Catacombs ticket (9€)
  • Transfer to the meeting point
Ideal for
  • appassionati di cultura popolare e grande maestosità.

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