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Address: Via San Gregorio Armeno, 83018 Naples, Italy
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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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I do rather enjoy miniatures and model villages and such. A nice little stroll down this street is worthwhile to see the handicrafts. Make sure you pop in the shops and check out... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I do rather enjoy miniatures and model villages and such. A nice little stroll down this street is worthwhile to see the handicrafts. Make sure you pop in the shops and check out all different figurines. If you've got some free time take a wander this way.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is a must when In Napoli. The art work of these craftsman is so amazing. Its a wonderland of moving nativities. I go crazy there wanting everything. I have been 3 times and its new too me every time. LOVE NAPOLI

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I always make a point of getting here during visits to Naples. It is wonderful to see this kind of art still being produced by local craftspeople.

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Citta della Pieve, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Nativities like you've never encountered before, towering creations including, columns, caves, water wheels. Small moving shops with moving figures putting pizza in ovens, winching bread basket out of the reach of a goat and other village life enactments. Make your own nativity scene, buying all the necessary characters and additional ones. Has to be seen to be believed!

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Can get a little crowded and touristy, but still worth a visit to get a sense of historic Napoli and the culture of the city.

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

While you walk down the street, actually a rather narrow one, you have the displays of figurines on both sides. Italians use the presepe, a Christmas tradition mainly in the south of the country, and the ability of the artisans who produce constantly oies also in the translation of real life into thes small pieces of art.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

this place is in te center city, it's a magic place expecially to november and december, everywhere presepi and a lotta gadjet made in Naples. very magic place ever

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Naples, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

One of the wonders of Naples! Full on assessories for the nativity (or crib, if you prefer to call it so). Some handcrafted, others factory made... For all types of wallets! Amazing displays around Christmas time, however beware, from the end of November until Christmas the crowds are terrible (not to mention pickpockets too).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Walking around the street of San Gregorio Armeno it's like breathing the real culture of Naples: the cribs on sale all year around, little masterpieces, miniature sculptures of famous caracters, just a great place to stroll around in Naples

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I live in Naples, and whenever friends or family come to visit me, I always take them for a stroll up this street. Here you can see an array of miniatures--tiny people, animals, objects, houses, etc.--used to make up presepi, the traditional Neapolitan nativity scenes. The street is lined with shops and workshops that display their products on shelves that... More 

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Address: Via San Gregorio Armeno, 83018 Naples, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Naples>  > Pendino

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