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Address: Piazzetta San Gregorio Armeno 1 | Spaccanapoli, Naples, Italy
Phone Number: 081/5520186
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Activities: Shopping
Description: The tradition of representing the Holy Family as true art lives on in this...
The tradition of representing the Holy Family as true art lives on in this narrow street, which is crowded on both sides with hundreds of artisan workshops with colorful displays of Nativity scenes.
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Best place for souvenirs

This street is always full of life, it is a great place to see real Napoliten people. And the cheapest touristic souvenir place at the center. By the way be careful about... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Crowded dirty, overpriced preseppe.too much bottom shelf Chinese knockoffs too. The merchants need to rethink. They were not selling.

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Ankara, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This street is always full of life, it is a great place to see real Napoliten people. And the cheapest touristic souvenir place at the center. By the way be careful about pickpocketing in this area.

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doylestown, pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

crowded, dirty, packed with people. but some amazing nativity work. we purchased from Ferrigno and had a great experience. throughout all of Naples, keep cash and credit cards safe. no purses or bulging wallets

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This church contains the relics of the Saint who brought Christianity to Armenia, which was the first stage to officially make Christianity its religion. But if you ask many people in Napoli, they can't tell you why the church is called Gregoro Armeno. Most Sundays its only open until 12 but the last weekend of December before Christmas they're open... More 

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Potenza, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

First be aware that under this listing people are commenting on the church and the street lined with shops selling presepe (nativity items). These should be two separate listings. We went here on the 14th with a group from our village. The crowds were unbearable. We were packed in like sardines and several times the flow stopped as no one... More 

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Ushuaia, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

It's the heart of the downtown... full of life, colours, people on the move. I really loved it! I visited it during my day in Naples wit Napolinvespa Tour. Naples is an amazing city!

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glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The views out of the window onto the Centro Storico compete with Caravaggio for your attention. Walk around!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Always love going for a stroll here. In particular are the christmas cribs and all the various shops. It is like taking step back in time... If you see it, stop by Gay-Odin for some delicious chocolates!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This convent is not usually open to the public and so, when my cousin told me that many places normally closed to the public were being opened just for this month, I jumped at the opportunity. This convent is in the heart of Naples, just off via San Biagio ai Librai not far from San Domenico Maggiore. It dates back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This church is incredible. The organs are not to be missed. Watch out for the nuns. It is a little hard to find but worth it. The street is a fun festival of shops.

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