The Via dei Tribunali is an important pedestrian street in the center of Naples. The street runs where already in Greek times the main street of the city, the Decumano Maggiore was located. The Via dei Tribunali starts at the Port’Alba and ends at the Castel Capuano.
Via dei Tribunali Napels
Sights: Santa Maria Maggiore Basilica, Pio Monte della Misericordia.
History and description
It is only since the 16th century, when the Castel Capuano was converted into the court of Naples, that the street is known by its current name.
The Via dei Tribunali crosses some of the city’s most important streets and squares, including Via Duomo, Via San Pietro a Majella, Piazza Miraglia, Via San Gregorio Armeno and Piazza San Gaetano.
There are several important churches and historic buildings along the street. The most important are the San Lorenzo Maggiore Basilica and the Pio Monte della Misericordia. The Cathedral stands at the corner with Via del Duomo.
Metro: Cavour (L2); bus: R2.