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Chiaia

Naples, Italy (Porto)
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Ranked #42 of 226 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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Lviv, Ukraine
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We visited both sides of the island, and found that the west coast (Forio) has much cleaner, clearer water, fine sand (no pebbles or rocks), and fantastic views of Mt. Epomeo and the city of Forio (dominated by a "castle" turret and church cupola). Beaches on the other side are far less charming!

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Stamford, CT
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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1,329 reviews 1,329 reviews
1,050 attraction reviews
510 helpful votes 510 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
50 helpful votes 50 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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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
25 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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
80 helpful votes 80 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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179 reviews 179 reviews
83 attraction reviews
168 helpful votes 168 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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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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