Free tour

Tour in the Naples metro: history, art and modernity

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on December 14, 2021

Hello! I am Riccardo, I am a Neapolitan boy who has been working with gurus for years and I offer my experience to tourists. I live in the Spanish Quarter and I am a chef. I like street art and my city. With me and my colleagues you will visit the best places in Naples. With passion and professionalism you will see secret and spectacular places that only a Neapolitan knows. I speak 3 languages and I am very friendly, people say that I am also funny. I do my tours with love. I will try to be your guru by helping you during your stay in Naples. You will love my tours. Come and discover them.

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

According to The Telegraph newspaper, Naples' metro stations are the most beautiful in Europe.

We will visit the four most beautiful metro stations.

The ticket you purchase will be valid for 24 hours. We will explore the underground part of Naples. There are many curiosities that you will learn and this tour will give you the chance to live a unique experience.
We will talk about the redevelopment of the city, we will explain the information and curiosities of the many monuments found on the surface. The history of this city is thousands of years old and will fascinate you. The different stratifications will make us travel back in time. Therefore, we will also see the metro stations inside, and the works created by famous architects all over the world. Furthermore, we will tell you stories about the Greeks, Romans and the finds found, from the Middle Ages to the present day. You will be enchanted by the modernity and antiquity that naturally mix in this city.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    P.za Municipio, 80133 Napoli NA, Italy
    P.za Municipio, 80133 Napoli NA, Italy
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    The meeting point is at Piazza Municipio, precisely where the Mercadante theater is located. The guide will be waiting for you there with a sign reading the name of the tour.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Fermata Metro Università

    You will visit the Università metro station, which means "University" because of its proximity to Federico II University of Naples. This prestigious institution is the oldest public, secular, non-sectarian or state-funded university in the world, established in 1224. It's also one of the world's ten oldest universities in continuous operation, it was named after, Frederick II, its founder.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    piazza Dante

    You will visit Dante's metro, underneath the square dedicated to the great Dante Alighieri. Dante metro station was designed by the architecht Gae Aulenti in 1999 and inaugurated in 2002. Inside, we find pieces of artwork by important Neapolitan artists like Jannis Kounellis, Joseph Kosuth and we can read some lines written by the father of the Italian language, Dante.

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Stazione Metro Toledo

    Our tour ends here. You will visit the most beautiful metro station in Europe! (The Daily Telegraph, CNN). It even won two prizes! This amazing place was designed by the Spanish architect Óscar Tusquets and it was inaugurated in 2012. Inside, we find pieces of artwork by William Kentridge, Costantino Aureliano Buccolieri and Bob Wilson.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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matthias 30 Mar 2024

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
strongly recommend!
Dimitris 23 Mar 2024

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Travelled alone - Mar 2024
Really enjoyed the tour, thank you!
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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