By Wand Agency
Mergellina is a section of the city of Naples in the Campania region of Italy. It is at the west end of the seaside road, via Caracciolo, one mile away from the main port of Naples. Historically, it was a small fishing village and port and was quite distinct from Naples, itself. Expansion of Naples to the west under the Spaniards in the 1600s and subsequent development under the Bourbons and then by the national Italian government between 1880 and 1915 gradually led to the incorporation of ...