Naples is among the cities with the largest number of cultural and historical monuments in Italy and around the world and each year attracts millions of tourists who appreciate the many unique features as witness of its artistic and historical evolution and of many civilizations that found a home in almost 3000 years of history. In 1995 the historical center of Naples was listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Site:
«It is one of the oldest cities in Europe, whose contemporary urban preserves the elements of its eventful history. The layout of its streets, its wealth of historic buildings that characterize different periods give the site a universal value without equal, which has exerted a profound influence on much of Europe and beyond the borders of that».
Among the major attractions of the city there are:
the National Archaeological Museum, San Carlo Theatre, Piazza del Plebiscito, The Cathedral of Santa Chiara, The Church of Gesù Nuovo, the Charterhouse of San Martino, the Church of San Domenico Maggiore, Palazzo Reale of Capodimonte, Castel dell’Ovo, Castel Capuano, the MADRE - Museum of Contemporary Art, Via San Gregorio Armeno.