The palace of Portici: a journey through history from Charles of Bourbon to Pius IX
The palace of Portici: a journey through history from Charles of Bourbon to Pius IX. Accompanied by a lady, the show will take you on a journey through time through 100 years of history.
What to expect
The palace of Portici: a journey through history from Charles of Bourbon to Pius IX Accompanied by a lady, the show will take you on a journey through time through 100 years of history. From the origins with Carlo and Maria Amalia, until the fall of the kingdom with the unification of Italy. You will meet King Carlo, Maria Amalia, Ferdinand of Bourbon, his demented brother Philip, but also Lady Hamilton and Gioacchino Murat, up to Ferdinand II and Pope Pius IX.
A journey through 100 years of history in the royal palace built by King Charles of Bourbon.
Centro Musa - Musei del Sito Reale di Portici
History, architectural elegance, archaeology, nature, rare plants, regal decorations, refined rooms and the look that plunges into the blue of the sea that frames a breathtaking view.
Visitors to the Royal Palace of Portici will be amazed: so much wonder in a single ticket?
The royal site of Portici was built before the Royal Palace of Caserta at the behest of the King of Naples Charles of Bourbon and the Queen Amalia of Saxony. The sovereign was looking for a sublime place to devote himself to hunting, his wife wanted to live happy days surrounded by nature and the landscape between Vesuvius and the Gulf. So Portici immediately conquered their hearts.
Today, thanks to the museums managed and maintained by the Musa Centre, visitors can enjoy a multidisciplinary "full immersion".
Over time, in fact, the complex of the Royal Palace of Portici became "a place of accumulation of memories of art, of historical-scientific and landscape memories" and is still today "a place of contrasts in which the archaeological soul and the scientific soul live". Since 1935 it has housed the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Naples Federico II.
Among the things not to be missed is the small organ kept in the Palatine Chapel(*) , which was played by Mozart in 1770 on the occasion of his visit to Naples, then the capital of music.
Dulcis in fundo, keep the right time to carefully admire the Chinese Room (**), a triumph of the eighteenth-century taste for Asian decorations.
Questo biglietto prevede special warnings
Bookable for freeYou can choose to book your visit only, without obligation and without advance payment. Once you reach the property you will pay directly at the ticket office
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How to reach the property
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- 09:30 - 18:30 | from Thursday to Saturday
- 09:00 - 18:30 | Sunday
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