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Piazza San Domenico Maggiore

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At the center of this picturesque square stands the splendid San Domenico Maggiore, the church that was built in 1283 by King Charles II of Angevin.
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Piazza San Domenico Maggiore, 1, Naples, Italy
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Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

This is a splendid large square that invites you to wander, sit and perhaps visit the churches that dominate its sides. Lovely buildings.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

A great area to sit and watch the world go by. We used this as our meeting point as the monument in the middle is very recognizable. From here, you can branch off in multiple directions.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 19, 2018

There is so much going on in this little piazza. On the one side it looks like a/the lottery going on with numbers written on boards and people sitting or standing and looking and cheering. I never got the gist of it. It has an...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

We stopped at this Old Town square for a respite after hours of exploring Centro Storico. Pasticleria Giovanni Scaturchio had beckoned to us across the street with its baked goods and we went in to purchase a sfogliatelle to eat in the piazza. The shell-shaped,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

The square is ok. The buildings around it are pretty nice. Especially the old church. But the place is really dirty like most of Naples. And the fully armed soldiers detracted from the feeling. Just ok.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Nice little square with pretty good atmosphere. Defo worth a quick sit down and coffee just to rest up a bit.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Was buzzing with activity, lots of restaurants, bars & souvenir shops nearby. This was in the afternoon, so should be more lively in the evening.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

It is good to spend some enjoying this piazza on your way through the old town’s very narrow streets

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 19, 2017

This pretty square is bordered on the south end by the street-alley Spaccanapoli, on the north end by the nave of the church of San Domenico, the Palazzo dei Di sangro (where musician Carlo Gesualdo murdered his unfaithful wife Maria d'Avalos and her lover Don...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

With it’s Church, Spire, Restaurants and proximity to the University district, this is understandably a busy and vibrant part of the City. The Spire is of particular interest as it is the only one of the Three Spires in Naples that can truly claim to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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