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The 18th century Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte offers an extensive collection of Neapolitan art set within a grand palace. Before entering, wander through the park surrounding the building. This was once a forested hunting ground for Naples' Bourbon rulers. Inside, marvel at paintings and other pieces dating from the 13th century--perhaps the richest collection of Neapolitan School artworks in the world. Try to book your tour ahead of time, because tickets sell out quickly. Make Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte a part of your Naples vacation plans using our Naples trip website.
Tours To Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte
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Duration: 1 day
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Duration: 2 hours
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Duration: 1 to 2 hours
Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte Reviews
Loved this place. Brilliant art and architecture . Quiet and peaceful when we went. Used local bus to get there. Surrounded by gardens and open space. Brilliant view of Napoli. Will be returning to... more »
Getting there takes a bit of research. There is a bus from the main piazza if you can find it. The museum is grandiose and to see it all you could spend a full day. But that's not a bad thing because.... more »
The exhibits during my visits were awesome. I enjoyed the sculptures and contemporary art most. There are thousands of paintings and they were beautiful as well. I found the stitch work the most impressive. They look like rugs... These are ginormous and span an entire wall with high ceilings. Each of them tell a story. But the details are what captured me most.
Both the museum and the park were a wonderful surprise. The museum houses a great collection that is very well displayed. It was almost empty of visitors at the end of the day so it felt like we were at a private viewing. The park is beautifully maintained and is a convenient spot to get some respite from the Neapolitan heat. One thing to note is that the café does not accept cards.
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