It corresponds to the superior decumano of the ancient urban plant that, according to the recurrent scheme in the urbanism of Roman epoch, he/she adopted the plant ortogonale inferred by the organization of the military camps.
The road, that interrupts him near the bell tower of the actual cathedral, preserve valuable examples of medieval architecture.
The walk is pleasant because it is always one of the few roads in faint light, that actually connects Rate Plaza to the principal entry of the Cathedral.
The road is the most meaningful in the ancient urban roads, for the notable present architectural works: Building Veniero, Building Correale and the Loggia of vico Galantario.
Building Veniero (sec. XIII) it constitutes, with the organic development of the decorative motive «tufo yellow-tufo grey», an important meaning of the taste slow Byzantine and Arab.
The near Building Correale (sec. XIV) it underlines, according to the influence of the Catalan fashion, mostly the architectural and sculptural detail, that the whole. You façade associates bifore of various form and sketch. The belonging building to the family Correale was, in the XVII century, turned into withdrawal for orphans, and entitled to S. Maria of the Pity. The adjoining chiesetta to the monastery is in Baroque style.
The Loggia of vico Galantario is a rare example of architecture of the Aragonese age that hears again some influence of the Tuscan teachers, that you/they operated in Naples in the second halves the XV century.