Porta Capuana

The main facade of Capuano Castle faces Piazza Enrico de Nicola, where the —Āhurch of Santa Caterina a Formello and the city gate, known as Porta Capuana, are located. Medieval walls the walls of Naples began to be erected in the 14th century, during the reign of the Angevin dynasty, the work continued under the Aragonese kings and ended under the Bourbons. The eastern gate was built in 1484, they led to the city of Capua, for which they received the appropriate name. By the end of the nineteenth century, the city walls had lost their defensive significance and hindered the development of the city, so they were demolished, with the exception of several towers that became part of later buildings, nine city gates were also preserved, the largest of which we now see.

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