Neapolitan nativity scene

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The Neapolitan nativity scene of the Royal Palace of Caserta.[1]

The Neapolitan nativity scene is a representation of the birth of Jesus traditionally set in Naples in the eighteenth century.[1]

The Neapolitan crib art has remained unchanged for centuries, becoming part of the most consolidated and followed Christmas traditions of the city. Famous in Naples, in fact, is the well-known via dei presepi (via San Gregorio Armeno) which offers a showcase of all the local crafts concerning the nativity scene. Moreover, there are numerous city and non-city museums (such as the museum of San Martino or the royal palace of Caserta) in which historical pieces or entire scenes set during the birth of Jesus are exhibited.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Presepe napoletano, la storia. Quali sono i personaggi e che significano". Positanonews (in Italian). 2019-12-26. Retrieved 2021-01-26.
  2. ^ "Storia del presepe napoletano". (in Italian). Retrieved 2021-01-26.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)