Fuorigrotta is one of the districts of Naples. It is famous because here you can see the stadium where Diego Armando Maradona played thrilling fans from all over the world. In addition to the stadium, the Fuorigrotta district of Naples has much more to visit and to offer – from large green spaces to historical and artistic attractions. Here are the places to see in Fuorigrotta.
Fuorigrotta, what to visit
Although there is currently no precise plan to combat the spread of COVID-19, one of the places to visit, once secured, is certainly the San Paolo / Diego Armando Maradona stadium. In addition to being the place linked to Maradona, it is also a place very dear to the Neapolitans as it is the stadium of Naples, a team followed religiously.
In Fuorigrotta it is possible to visit one of the caves used by the Romans: the Neapolitan crypt. In the same area, there are also the Roman baths.
Other attractions of great interest are the tombs of Virgilio and Leopardi, inside the Vergiliano park, not far from the crypt.
Once you are in Fuorigrotta, you can take the chance to visit the Mostra d’Oltremare. It is a great architectural work of fascist-style designed by great Neapolitan architects. Note: the fountain of the Esedra and the mural by Andrea Pazienza (the latter is visible only on request).
How to get to Fuorigrotta
The easiest way to get to Fuorigrotta is taking the Cumana, a local train that you can take from Montesanto station. In this case, we suggest getting off at “Mostra” station (near the Mostra d’Oltremare).
Another possibility is to go to Fuorigrotta taking line 2 of the metro. In this case, get off at Mergellina station!