7 Sights in Ottaviano, Italy (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Ottaviano, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Ottaviano, Italy.

List of cities in Italy Sightseeing Tours in Ottaviano

1. Parco Nazionale del Vesuvio

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The Vesuvius National Park is a national park established on June 5, 1995 for the great geological, biological and historical interest that its territory represents. The park develops around the Somma-Vesuvio volcanic complex and the headquarters is located in the municipality of Ottaviano, in the metropolitan city of Naples. The Vesuvius National Park officially was created on June 5, 1995 to preserve animal and vegetable species, plant and forestry associations, geological singularity, paleontological formations, biological communities, biotopes, scenic and panoramic values, natural processes, The hydraulic and hydrogeological balances and ecological balances of the Vesuvian territory.

Wikipedia: Parco Nazionale del Vesuvio (IT)

2. Villa dei Papiri

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The Villa of the Papyri was an ancient Roman villa in Herculaneum, in what is now Ercolano, southern Italy. It is named after its unique library of papyri, discovered in 1750. The Villa was considered to be one of the most luxurious houses in all of Herculaneum and in the Roman world. Its luxury is shown by its exquisite architecture and by the very large number of outstanding works of art discovered, including frescoes, bronzes and marble sculpture which constitute the largest collection of Greek and Roman sculptures ever discovered in a single context.

Wikipedia: Villa of the Papyri (EN)

3. Villa Bruno

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Villa Bruno is a villa Vesuviana located in via Cavalli di Bronze in San Giorgio a Cremano (Naples). For a long time it has been the cultural center of San Giorgio, hosting concerts, events and the Troisi prize, dedicated to young comedians. It also hosts many municipal offices and is home to various associations. Since 2002 it has also been the seat of the municipal library, on the basis of a conspicuous donation made by Cav. Giacinto Fioretti, who also took care of the accommodation. It is therefore known as "Palazzo della Cultura Vesuviana".

Wikipedia: Villa Bruno (IT)

4. MAV Museo Archeologico Virtuale di Ercolano

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The virtual archaeological museum, also known with the acronym of MAV, is an archaeological-virtual museum, located in Ercolano, a few steps of the archaeological excavations, which tells the life of the Roman cities at the foot of Vesuvius, just before Eruption of 79: it is, in its kind, one of the most important in the world.

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5. Museo Nazionale Ferroviario di Pietrarsa

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Museo Nazionale Ferroviario di Pietrarsa Reinhard Dietrich / Public domain

The National Railway Museum of Pietrarsa lies beside the Naples–Portici railway, between the city of Naples and the towns of Portici and San Giorgio a Cremano. Pietrarsa is an area among these villages in the past known as “Pietra Bianca” but it was renamed Pietrarsa after the eruption of the Vesuvius in 1631.

Wikipedia: National Railway Museum of Pietrarsa (EN)

6. Opificio di Pietrarsa

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Opificio di Pietrarsa
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Officine di Pietrarsa was the first Italian factory to produce locomotives, rails and rolling stock. It was founded in 1840 as Reale Opificio Borbonico di Pietrarsa. From 7 October 1989 the workshops, closed at the end of 1975, became the home of the National Railway Museum of Pietrarsa.

Wikipedia: Officine di Pietrarsa (EN)

7. Teatro romano di Ercolano

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Teatro romano di Ercolano G. B. Piranese (1720-1778) / Public domain

The Herculano Theater is a theater from the city of Ancient Rome of Herculano. Since 1997 he is part of the World Heritage Site called «Archaeological Zones of Pompeya, Herculano and Torre Annunziata».

Wikipedia: Teatro de Herculano (ES)

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