Naples, Italy

Parco Virgiliano: Garden of Remembrance

Also called the Garden of Remembrance, the park has spendid views over the Bay of Naples, from Cape Miseno to the Sorrento Peninsula, as well as the island of Procida, Ischia and Capri.

This masterpiece bearing sculptures to the glory of the House of Aragon, was built to designs by Francesco Laurana in 1467. Access to the Sala dei Baroni is via the staircase in the inner courtyard (at the far end on the left).

Before reaching the theatre, you will see on the right the Galleria Umberto I built at the end of the 19thCentury. Note the fine dome in glass and iron, at the centre of the Greek cross.