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Chiaia

Naples, Italy (Porto)
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Ranked #40 of 222 Attractions in Naples
Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: Shopping
Description: This is the high-rent district of Naples where via Chiaia is located, the Madison Avenue of the city.
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Stamford, CT
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I came into Napoli via train and was immediately turned off by how neglected the city was. However, we visited Chiaia and took a stroll along the water and were pleasantly surprised. This neighborhood is beautiful. Napoli's hidden gem! It's funny that while most people were warning us to avoid Napoli, we realized that we did the most shopping, had... More

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Rome, Italy
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55 reviews 55 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

Chiaia is a district in Napoli that is by far en European destiny, it's a very unique and stupendous place to shop, eat and get entertained. specially I enjoy the restaurants at the waterfront, white wine and mussels , etc etc etc, the view well just seaside fantastic, enjoy!!!!

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Tortona, Italy
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1,186 reviews 1,186 reviews
920 attraction reviews
469 helpful votes 469 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

One of the most beautiful places in Naples, accessible without too much effort cost , from here you can enjoy another kind of Naples, near Piazza del Plebiscito a few hundred meters from the promenade, this small neighborhood is absolutely the place where Naples excel for its beauty and for its refined shops, fine tailoring , bars and restaurants, in... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Lots of buzz. Lots of superb pizza! All of Naples has style and lots of colourful places. Try also the Via Tribunali if you want to see old Naples from a different angle.

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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Chiaia is by far the hippest neighborhood in Naples. Beautiful seaside location, chic boutiques, more trees and wider roads than in the rest of the city, a totally different atmosphere than the historic center and other areas.

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Naples, Italy
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73 reviews 73 reviews
38 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

If you want Italian fashion, go to Chiaia, particularly along Via Chiaia, which begins at the foot of Via Toledo one block from the end at Piazza Plebiscito. The road is essentially a walking street crammed with specialty shops, restaurants and clothing stores. And don't forget to investigate the small cross streets as that is where some of the real... More

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Budva, Montenegro
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

After seeing the old city of Naples all ruined and filthy, you wouldn't believe that you are in the same city when you start walking up this street. Enjoy

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London
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83 attraction reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

Via Chiaia is a pedestrianised road with loads of pretentious shops with items worth hundreds of pounds and further with lots of designer shops. I preferred to simpliciy of via Toledo with it's real feel despite having lots of Neapolitans behaving in a way that would raise eyebrows in London

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Naples, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We love the charm to Chiaia, the shop are lovely, the caffe's are wonderful and the walk is great. Take time to visit. Well worth it.

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London
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

A more upmarket and calm vibe to the area, with expensive boutique shops and stylish bars. A nice place for window shopping, people watching and cocktails in the Piazza.

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