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Castel dell'Ovo
Things to see at Castel dell'Ovo:
A bucket list of the top sights at Castel dell'Ovo, ordered by popularity.
1. Via Partenope
2. Santa Lucia
3. Napoles
4. Fontana dell'Immacolatella
5. Napols

Castel dell'Ovo (in Italian, Egg Castle) is a seaside castle located on the former island of Megaride, now a peninsula, on the Gulf of Naples in Italy. The castle's name comes from a legend about the Roman poet Virgil, who had a reputation in medieval times as a great sorcerer and predictor of the future. In the legend, Virgil put a magical egg into the foundations to support the fortifications. Had this egg been broken, the castle would have been destroyed and a series of disastrous events would have involved the city of Naples. The castle is located between the districts of San Ferdinando and Chiaia, opposite the zone of Mergellina.

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Oldest photo 09/09/2010
Newest photo 07/29/2015
Alternative titles "castel dell'ovo"
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