Royal Palace of Portici

Local namePalazzo Reale di Portici
LocationTorre del Greco, Italy

The Royal Palace of Portici is a former royal palace in Portici, Southeast of Naples along the coast, in the region of Campania, Italy. Today it is the home of the Orto Botanico di Portici, a Botanic Gardens are operated by the University of Naples Federico II. These gardens were once part of the large royal estate that included an English garden, a zoo and formal parterres.

It is located just a few metres from the Roman ruins of Herculaneum and is home to the Accademia Ercolanese, the deposit for all found objects of archaeological site. This is in effect the Museum of Herculaneum, opened in 1758 by King Charles.

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Opening hours

Daily: 9 am - 6:30 pm (- dusk in case of the botanical garden)


Museum or Botanical Garden
Full: € 5
Reduced: € 4

Museum and Botanical Garden
Full: € 7
Reduced: € 6

More information and contact


Official website (Italian)


Phone +39 81 253 2016

Address Via Università, 100 80055 Portici, Naples, Italy

Coordinates 40°48'41.742" N 14°20'35.247" E

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