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The Mostra d'Oltremare in Naples


The Exhibition

The Mostra d'Oltremare, with its 720.000 m2 of pavilions and open spaces, it is one of the most important Italian exhibition venues.
It was set up in the 1937 to emphasize the political and economic expansion of fascist Italy and Naples was chosen as a city to welcome it for its central position in the Mediterranean. Inside it re-proposed the characteristics of the overseas colonies.

In May, 2014 was opened daily to the public with the Isola delle Passioni project, which currently no longer exists. But you can still access it for walking and playing sports. Moreover, periodically it is fair venue, like the Comicon, the House Fair or the Barter Fair, of conferences and convention, as well as events such as the Teatro dei Piccoli.

Structure

Between the pavilions and the others architectural elements, inside there are:

  • the Tower of Nations
  • the Italian East African Pavilion or "Golden Cube"
  • the Pavilion of the Italian islands in the Aegean
  • the Pavilion of Christian Civilization in Africa (current church of Santa Francesca Cabrini)
  • the Palazzo degli Uffici
  • the Mediterranean Theater
  • the Esedra Fountain

Information on the Mostra d'Oltremare

Opening time: from Monday to Sunday from 7.00 to sunset

Price tickets:

  • 1 € day ticket
  • fairs and events have prices apart

Contacts:

How to get:

  • Address: John Fitzgerald Kennedy Street, 54 | P.le Tecchio / via Marconi | via A.Usodimare
  • From Piazza Garibaldi: L2 metro line, Campi Flegrei station (about 5 minutes on foot)
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