The Royal Palace (Palazzo Reale) of Naples, not to be confused with the other royal palace, the Palazzo Reale di Capodimonte, is located in Piazza del Plebiscito in the center of the city. A visit to the palace museum includes the Royal Theater and a beautiful staircase.
Royal Palace Naples
Opening hours, entrance fee and address
The Palazzo Reale is located in Piazza del Plebiscito, 1 – 80132 Naples (tel. +39 0815808111). Public transportation: 140, E6, N1, N3, R1, R2. Opening hours: Unknown. Entrance fee: 4 Euro.
What to see in Naples Royal Palace
The 30 rooms of the palace that one can visit are characterized by an excess of splendor. It is from this palace that the city was ruled in the 18th and 19th centuries.
The marble double staircase.
The Teatrino di Corte (“Court Theatre”) was the private theater of the royal house and is therefore richly decorated.
The huge ballroom was called the “Hall of Hercules” and is completely wallpapered with tapestries.
Separate from the palace, one can view the sculpted and beautifully maintained private gardens. High above the city and the Gulf of Naples, one is treated here – free of charge – to a breathtaking view.