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Chiaia

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Address: Naples, Italy
Activities: Shopping
Description: This is the high-rent district of Naples where via Chiaia is located, the...
This is the high-rent district of Naples where via Chiaia is located, the Madison Avenue of the city.
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Very nice neighborhood, close to the beach, nice buildings and sights. Cleaner, wider streets, and less traffic in comparison to the city center. Good neighborhood for walking and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 14, 2015
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Very nice neighborhood, close to the beach, nice buildings and sights. Cleaner, wider streets, and less traffic in comparison to the city center. Good neighborhood for walking and shopping. It's about 35-40 minutes walk from city center, but worth the visit. Lots of seafood restaurants and pizzeria to choose from.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Originally booked this as a last minute trip but changed from a cheaper area of town "due to being a single traveller" and wasnt disappointed. Muxh cleaner and spacious part of town walking around near midnight I felt very safe to walk around and not be bothered. A decision well made.

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Australia
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281 attraction reviews
569 helpful votes 569 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Don't take my title of the review as the geographic location. It's just an ironic class reference. If you are feeling uneasy about coming to Naples from all the stories you've heard, just come to Chiaia and stay in this area. You have everything you need here - high end designers, wine bars, lovely historic trattoria, wide streets with some... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This area was a hidden gem and a tourist's oasis in a city which clearly suffers from quite a bit of neglect and where you're unlikely to see many English-speaking travellers. We actually spent most of our holiday more stressed than we would have been if we had just stayed at home but Via Chiaia was the best shopping/restaurant/cafe street... More 

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Lviv, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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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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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24 helpful votes 24 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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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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64 helpful votes 64 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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48 helpful votes 48 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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