Where is the popular museum of diego armando maradona?
We can guide you in our street art tour
At the top of the Spanish Quarters, in the space next to the historic Bostik Bar in Largo of the artists, on the occasion of the celebration of the funeral of the football champion, the popular museum of Diego Armando Maradona was born.
In the centre of Naples. To reach it you have to enter the Spanish districts in the historic center of Naples, climb via E. De Deo and go to the artists street.
Run by the district, this popular museum collects all dedications, memorabilia and the history of the Napoli football team but above all everything about the exploits of the beloved footballer Maradona.
The golden boy
Diego Armando Maradona (30 October 1960 in Lanús – 25 November 2020 in Tigre) was an Argentine football manager, manager and player, who played as an offensive midfielder, world champion in 1986 and vice world champion in 1990 with the Argentine national team.
Nicknamed El Pibe de Oro (“the golden boy”), he is considered one of the greatest footballers of all time, if not the best ever
Once you arrive at the popular museum dedicated to the ‘Pibe de Oro”. You are already in the centre of neapolitan street art and you can admire the historic murals by Mario Filardi made in 1990 on the occasion of the victory of the second Scudetto of Naples.
Maradona for Naples is an icon, a symbol of revenge and achievement, a point in world history to which to refer, a man who has made the history not only of football but of the common imagination of an entire population. Maradona is Argentine but is also Neapolitan, it is the junction point between two lands, cultures and populations, distant but similar.
Maradona has become a container of meanings for the Neapolitans: revenge, dream, passion, football, community.
He became the bearer of a story that can be traced back to everyone, in which everyone sees and identifies with their feelings. The character: iconic in appearance, personality and the message he represented, have made it an emblem to be exalted everywhere: on the street, in their homes and in the neighborhoods of the city.
Under the maradona mural, you can find flags, banners and many other objects brought by fans from far away and people in the neighborhood, set up the space dedicated to the player and the team of which he was a part.
A unique place for all fans of Naples football squad who can pass from there to admire the beauty of the place and spend a day at the bar among the fans of Naples who live in the neighborhood.
The Naplesbay team can describe to you all the story of this place and its secrets and help you to discover all the Napoli street art of the city, in particular between the ‘’vicoletti’’ of quartieri spagnoli.
To discover the folklore and traditions of the neighborhoods, to hear anecdotes and be accompanied in places of neighborhoods that few people know. Feels Naples and eat the best street food during the tour.
To discover the folklore and traditions of the neighborhoods, the best of Napoli street art, to hear anecdotes and be accompanied in places of neighborhoods that few people know, choose a guided tour that will not make you miss even a detail of the Spanish districts!