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Centro Storico

Address: Naples, Italy (Pendino)
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Naples by Night Tour Including Pizza Dinner
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Ranked #36 of 197 Attractions in Naples
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping
Owner description: This part of Naples is considered the historic center of the city...
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping
Owner description: This part of Naples is considered the historic center of the city, which contains the Palazzo Reale and the splendid churches of Gesù Nuovo, San Lorenzo and Santa Chiara.
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Boston, Massachusetts
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194 reviews 194 reviews
130 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Unfortunately, we had only one day in our very busy South of Italy itinerary to spend in this wonderful and warm city. There is so much to see there, if you actually concentrate on the sites and not on garbage and graffiti, though I do understand the feelings of people who were appalled by not too tidy streets. This city... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

You may assume that an Italian city with a governmental pizza authority would have it together. You would be WRONG. The city is a total dump and there is just no getting around it! The hotel staff clearly love their city and are unfazed because we were told that the historical center was beautiful! We squinted our eyes and kept... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Nel cuore di Napoli Almeno una volte all’anno ritorno a Napoli per un’immersione nella mia placenta. La città è oggi una donna trasandata, una volta bella, ma conserva luminosi occhi azzurri, posture ancora affascinanti, una voce calda, un profumo speziato. Giro per la città vecchia che mi ha visto ragazzo e ci riconosciamo subito, come sempre. La pescheria alla Pignasecca... More 

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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I love this place... There is magic in there. You will be able to feel the joy of the people in the streets mixed with musicians and absolutely delicious food (different types of restaurants). The crazy disorder of the city with this magical place makes you feel free and alive!

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Niagara Falls, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The building inside and out were beautiful. The craftsmanship that went into places like this are amazing. Only downfall is the graffiti. It's a shame a beautiful place like this has to be tagged all over the place. I guess some people don't care about historic landmarks

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

Awful, awful, awful!! It wasn't open in the middle of the day on a Wednesday, it was covered in scaffolding and graffiti, and fly tipping had taken place in front of it... In the middle of a piazza in a giant city, really?! Architecturally from the outside it was beautiful but clearly there was no pride or focus on preserving... More 

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

To be honest, I really thought I was going to hate Naples because of all the terrible things written about it and the bad press it receives. I came away feeling I would definitely return here. We stayed in Centro Storico for two nights. It is a crazy, bewildering place when you first arrive and it's mazes of alleys and... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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101 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

One the the most interesting city centers in Europe. Full of joy, movement, history, interesting and typical historical points of the city. Allow at least three hours. Convents, churches, pitoresque houses, shops, pedestrian walks, all not to miss. Worth the detour.

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Switzerland
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228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Old town as nowhere else in the world. Full of people, mixed with tourists and locals. Dirty streets, garbage and hanging laundry over the streets. The atmosphere is very special. Great pizzerias and cafeterias all over the old town.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is the area of Naples where you will find most of the attractions - Palaces, galleries, theatres, castles, restaurants. It's a very busy and hectic area. Be prepared to look past it and take in the richness of the architecture and hidden gems nestled away. Just wander around and you might come across some nice surprises. I was with... More 

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