Top places to photograph in Naples & the Amalfi Coast
These are the very best Naples & the Amalfi Coast Instagram spots, curated by the PhotoHound team. If you've got limited time here, these are the must-see locations to shoot while you're in Naples & the Amalfi Coast!
Amalfi was the capital of the maritime republic , one of the most important trading powers between the IX and XII sentury in the Mediterranean sea.
It lies at the foot of Mount Cerreto, surrounded by dramatic cliffs and a wonderful coastal scenery. The town of
It is a nice coastal fishing village with a population of less than 900 people. It is located along the valley of the river Dragone, named for a legend saying there once was a terrible dragon that would breathe fire and would hide himself there. The village lies in the divide of two steep cliffs on the shore of the Sea. Many coloured houses rise above a beautiful stretch of sand. It is one of the most idyllic and picturesque settings in Italy.
Though it is part of the Amalfi Coast, it is one of the few villages along the coast to preserve intact its antique, traditional characteristics
Built in the IX century, it has an Arab-Norman Romanesque architectural style. Through the centuries it a has been added to and redecorated several times, with Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque elements.
The cathedral includes the adjoining 9th-century Basilica of the Crucifix. Leading from the basilica are steps into the Crypt of St. Andrew.
The urban structure of Positano makes it one the most beautiful villages to be photographed: it’s made of terraces and of narrow streets and homes nestled into the hillside.
Viewing and photographing Positano from above is a must for any landscape photographer
This spot focus on the square and the Church of San Gennaro (Saint Januarius). The church was built in august 1589 on an existing structure dating back to 1200 and untill 1572 was the property of the Corsario family who were noblemen from Amalfi.
The Parish Church of Vettica Maggiore is dedicated to St Gennaro: the Neapolitan bishop of Benevento, who died martyr in Pozzuoli on September the 19th 305
The structure is flanked by a bell tower with a cupola covered in majolica tiles.
The square in front of the church is made of a beautiful composition of majolica.
The SITA Bus stops in Praiano in Via Guglielmo Marconi. From the bus stop you immediately see the dome of the church. It’s only 150 meters away.
The cemetery is known because there was the ritual of the "souls", that is, the adoption and care by a Neapolitan of a certain skull of an abandoned soul in exchange for protection.Every corner, every corridor of the Fontanelle Cemetery is rich in history, anecdotes, legends, and curiosities waiting to be heard.
Smaller but wealthier than Pompeii, Herculaneum was a popular seaside retreat for the Roman elite, which is reflected in the extraordinary density of grand and luxurious houses with, for example, far more lavish use of coloured marble cladding.
The garden of the Villa, known as the "Garden of the Soul", occupies two levels and is reached by following a tree-lined avenue with a distinctly Victorian air. The ancient walls, almost hidden by cypresses and lime trees, leads to the Moorish cloister.
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