Jump to content

Parco Virgiliano

Coordinates: 40°47′59″N 14°10′51″E / 40.79972°N 14.18083°E / 40.79972; 14.18083
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Amphitheatre in the park.
the park

Parco Virgiliano (the Park of Remembrance) is a scenic park located on the hill of Posillipo, Naples, Italy. The Park serves as a green oasis, built on the tufa stone typical to the coast of Posillipo.

A series of terraces overlooking the whole Gulf of Naples provides the park with a unique array of impressive vistas, including views of the coasts of Amalfi and Sorrento, Mount Vesuvius, Gaiola Bay, Pollione'S amphitheater, Trentaremi Bay, Nisida island, the factory neighbourhood of Bagnoli, Pozzuoli, Baia, Bacoli, Monte di Procida and the beautiful islands of Ischia, Capri and Procida.

The park offers several playgrounds designed for children of various age-groups, as well as many kiosks which during the summer nights are often packed with youngsters just relaxing.

The park also has a small amphitheater, where events are organized in the summers.

40°47′59″N 14°10′51″E / 40.79972°N 14.18083°E / 40.79972; 14.18083