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Seaport of Naples (Porto di Napoli)

Our ferry left pier Calata Porta di Massa and headed for the exit from the harbour.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

to the Left of the ferries plying on the Bay of Naples, are terminals shipping lines.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

Ferry company Tirrenia operates flights Naples-Palermo and Naples-Cagliari.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

the Company Grandi Navi Veloci ("large fast ships") really lives up to its name - the ferries go to Palermo in just 10 hours, and make two trips a day - day and night. The court of competitors going on 2 hours longer and only at night. Ticket price for both lines is approximately the same, the cheapest "deck", costs about 50 euros.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

mooring marine station moored cruise ships. Today in Naples brought tourists liner Sovereign Cruises Pullmantour company.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

Naval station is one of the Imperial symbols of fascist Italy, built in 1936. Architect Cesare Basani clearly inspired by Soviet constructivism of the late 20s - early 30s.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

on the other hand the Marine station is Norwegian Jade Norwegian cruise lines (NCL).

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

Panorama of passenger port.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

Leave a pier at Porto di Massa. The Eastern part of the port is a bulk cargo terminal on the banks of the Grand Elevator and loading dock. On the right is visible wrapped repair forest bell tower of the Church of Santa Maria del Carmine.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

Still East is the area of the repair docks.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

On the pier in anticipation of the tourist season are high-speed vessels, including hydrofoils.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

Among them were found two domestic - "Katran" and "Comet". In Italy the SEC used in large quantities, and we reason they declared unprofitable.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

At the wall is a large cruise liner, unfortunately, not see the name. He seems to update the chimneys.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

For docks tower towers Business center, built in 1995 under the project of Japanese architect Kenzo Tange.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

South Naples port separated from the sea by a pier of San Vincenzo, which stretches for two kilometers. Closer to shore is the old Maritime Arsenal, belonging to the Navy to the Navy of Italy.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

For Arsenal seen the Royal Palace, to the left the dome of the Basilica of San Francesco di Paola.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

Another part of the pier is used for settling the civil courts. An old "Patricia" 1954 building is idle for a long time, I seen in 2011.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

we Pass the lighthouse, built in 1932, but its history goes back as far as 1268.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

in Front of the lighthouse travelers blesses San Gennaro, the patron Saint of the city.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

About the history of the port, the lighthouse and pier of San Vincenzo you can read here.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

Municipality of Naples for twenty years has plans to make the promenade Mall, and even spent a considerable amount on its renovation,  but access to it is still closed.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

After the lighthouse pier out into the sea almost at 500 meters. The extremity of the pier.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)

Finally, the port remained astern, our ferry left in the Gulf of Naples and headed for the island of Ischia.

Naples. Sea port (Porto di Napoli)