Naples: the creative rebirth of Italy's edgiest city

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Naples: the creative rebirth of Italy's edgiest city

The city is awakening, cast in tangerine light, the morning flare caught like bodily heat between a thousand kissing buildings. Sunrise over Mount Vesuvius Øivind HaugIt is less city than a geothermic cauldron inhabited by three millennia of the unrepressed. And to mark Naples’ future as a world-class art capital, Zaha Hadid’s Afragola train station is a shiny, clean slate. Like Italy’s greatest comic actor, Naples’ own Totò, the district of Rione Sanità was born noble near Capodimonte but was abandoned to poverty. Now read:The 15 prettiest islands in ItalyThe 15 prettiest islands in Italy Destinations The 15 prettiest islands in ItalyAn insider's guide to Naples from the woman behind fashion label EtroAdvertisementAn insider's guide to Naples from the woman behind fashion label Etro Style & Culture An insider's guide to Naples from the woman behind fashion label EtroAn insider guide to Capri, Italy's big-hitting island

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