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This is the city of Elena Ferrante, the mysterious signature whose novels are at the top of best-selling lists and has brought Italian literature to the international arena. But even before that Naples is the city of Totò, Enrico Caruso and pizza. It is the symbol of passion—good and bad—and Mount Vesuvius towering over it is the symbol of a volcanic power that is always about to be unleashed. If you’re visiting Italy, a trip to Naples is mandatory. Its name comes from the Greek Neapolis, new city.
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