Myths and legends of Naples

Naples is a city wrapped in myth and legend. The legend and the myth of Naples are ancient tales, often linked also to Greek mythology or to the places of noble Naples or that of the subsoil. They are handed down through the popular tradition of which they are now part. The characters of the myth have always been icons of the people, with an incorruptible or benevolent spirit and even in the case of the Neapolitan folk tradition we find ourselves faced with this type of myth.

There are many legends and myths related to the city of Naples, linked to: one of his monuments, a street, a character, a miracle, etc. From the magical egg of Castel dell'Ovo, placed by Virgil and which supports the fate of the city, to the ghosts in the palaces, to the islet of Megaride, there are many stories that are still handed down to us and that makes Naples the mysterious city that we know it.

The fame of these legends is known to all Neapolitans, that since childhood they know the legendary mysteries that surround their city. And what are you waiting for to know them? In this video, we'll show you some!