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Spaccanapoli

Address: Via Benedetto Croce, Naples, Italy (Porto)
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Ranked #18 of 197 Attractions in Naples
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: Dining, City walk sightseeing, Shopping
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Owner description: This part of Naples is full of crowded, colorful alleys full of shops, plastic rosaries, fresh seafood and famous artisan workshops specializing in the city's famous nativity scenes. The street officially starts at Piazza Gesù Nuovo
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Philadelphia
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167 reviews 167 reviews
37 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

From the Piazza del Jesù it is a short walk to the Piazza San Domenico Maggiore - a lovely church near the Museo and Capella Sansevero - but every meter is a struggle as the streets of the Scappanapoli are so densely crowded that one simply is jostled along at the pace of the mass. Forget about crossing Naples this... More

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Switzerland
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Loved this area. Its where most tourists come but still has a good feel of Naples. Its very clean and the architecture is fantastic, full of surprises. Best is to sit down and watch the world go by.

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Naples, Italy
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Once here, don't plan and don't schedule....allow yourself to get lost in the small streets surrounding Spaccanapoli. The only way to savour the real spirit of the town is by getting lost inside its heart. Don't be afraid to taste all the delicacies and street food sold from the small shops......just remember to avoid bringing expensive watches or valuable cameras/mobile... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The "real" Naples is still alive in the narrow streets of Spaccanapoli. Better go during the daytime, as the streets and marketplaces are lively - during night the streetlights are scarce and the streets empty. No fear of robbery, though (?)

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London, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Tried looking for this street from the reviews I read. We went in end Oct/early Nov and it was pleasantly vibrant. If I go again il try this little fried prawn shop which everyone was having. Unfortunately we just ate lunch and had no space for anything else.

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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This is a Long narrow street, teeming with life and opening onto small piazzas. It cuts old Naples in half and is home to many of the must see churches and attractions in the city. Watch out for the mopeds that pass you by and keep your valuables safely stowed away!

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Casarano, Italy
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

It is the street that 'cuts' Naples in two parts. Walking in this city, with all its sounds, colours and extraordinary people is an unforgettable experience.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Since we were only in Naples for the day, I wanted to make sure we got the feel for the city and got to see as much as possible. Walking down this street really took care of that for us. There are many churches, shops, gelato places, tons of people, vespas, etc that fill this narrow path. It was noisy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

An interesting walk in the historical center of Naples, a city full of rich colors, music and culture, this street is full of monuments and is the center of a union of cultures of different ages.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Very pretty area typical to Naples. Great place to stop for a gelato and granita and watch the noisy crowd. Unlike most areas of Naples, it is relatively clean. Enjoyable!

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