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Town council approves reconstruction project 1952 Shipowner Achille Lauro, 1975 leader of the monarchist party, becomes mayor. indd 28 28 coalition governs city planning regulations (still partly in force) protect historic old town, considered a cultural heritage 7 7/19/06 8:08:46 PM PM r b u T H E H I S T O R Y O F N A P L E S 29 Posillipo Today Among the many examples of building malpractice in Naples, Posillipo is one of the most tragic. The hill, known the world over for its ancient history and lovely scenery, has been defaced by unchecked and unscrupulous development.

To celebrate this event, Alfonso later ordered the construction of the superb Arco di Trionfo, one of the most significant expressions of early Renaissance culture in Southern Italy. The castle, with its five impressive cylindrical towers, is designed on a trapezoidal plan facing onto a beautiful central courtyard. From here you can gain access The Renaissance doorway of the to the most famous chamber in the castle, the Sala dei Cappella Palatina Baroni (Barons’ Hall), now used by the town council.

N A P L E S A T A G L A N C E 33 The port of Naples, once a disembarkation point for transatlantic ships, is now the centre of intense ship, ferry and hydrofoil traffic for tourists along the coast and to the islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida. The Angioino wharf is also important commercially. The fertility of the soil in Naples was proverbial in ancient times. To this day you can still find unexpected pockets of terrace cultivation in built-up areas. The grottoes f The pebble beaches under Castel dell’Ovo and Palazzo Reale serve as small marinas for all kinds of boats, especially leisure craft.

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