The Piazza della Repubblica of Naples, an imposing square located close to Via Francesco Caracciolo important headquarters of American Consulate in Naples (U.S. Consulate General, Piazza della Repubblica 80122) intersect with Viale Anton Dohrn and residence of the the Zoological Station of Naples a nd the aquarium locatedd inside the villa Comunale where we find the nearby tennis club “Circolo del Tennis” right here and that every year many successive competitions and competitions amongst which the “Davis Cup”, Rivera di Chiaia, a long street that starts from Piazza Della Vittoria and ends precisely at the Piazza della Repubblica, where among the many buildings we can see the beautiful Villa Pignatelli home of Museum Prince Diego Aragona Pignatelli Cortes,while the back is located Viale Elena (now Viale Gramsci) and the area of the Torretta (Via Giordano Bruno) more popular and commercial neighborhood where the lines up to the square of the Piazza Vittoria, Piazza del Plebiscito and the central station.
In a few minutes you can reach the district of Piedigrotta where until 2010 was celebrated the “Festa of Piedigrotta” and where is located the church of S. Maria Piedigrotta and on Salita della Grotta, 20 you can visit the tomb of the poet Virgilio a Roman tomb called a columbarium niches excavated inside, and the tomb of the poet Giacomo Leopardi. View the location is inaccessible place is not very well known by the Neapolitans (Open every day from 9 am until one hour before sunset).
Staying in this area to Mergellina / Via Caracciolo, given the strategic position on the sea and the numerous accomodation that you can find: hotels and bed & breakfast, guest houses, residences, restaurants and pizzeria, will be the best and excellent choice to spend a few days of vacation in Naples. Also good to stay and sleep near the American Consulate in Naples having close distance from our hotel becomes a good basis to attend to the practices of a visa.