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Quartieri Spagnoli

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Address: Montecalvario, Naples, Italy
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Ho Visto Maradona

Went to see the famous Maradona mural and explore the small streets. We ran into a bit of trouble with some young Neapolitans who obviously didn't like tourists but nothing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2016
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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an area of many market stalls, fish, meat, tripe ( but not like home), fruit, clothes, lots that were not Italian, clothes from Nepal etc but not what you want in Italy. I did not feel at all threatened and think it's a great place to visit. I still carried my bag in front!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Went to see the famous Maradona mural and explore the small streets. We ran into a bit of trouble with some young Neapolitans who obviously didn't like tourists but nothing serious. Warning: If you are a Juventus fan, don't go.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Steep picturesque neighborhood full of restaurants. Unlike other neighborhoods in Naples, this seemed pretty calm.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

I did the red bus old town run and after doing it i got my bearings an d could not wait to return and explore. So much to see from Churches to underground city tunnels and off course all the shops This is a must to do on your list while visiting Naples.

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Basingstoke, hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We walked through this quarter accidentally when we first arrived in Naples. Quiet rough around the edges streets..... our in laws didn't feel particularly safe but that's more because no one was around and it seemed a little rough. But quite honestly nothing happened, we saw lots of locals... people ignored us ... not much to see so we headed... More 

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La Habana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The Quartieri are among the most exciting places to visit in Naples. Spanish inheritance and southern Italian lifestyle combines here, with narrow streets and excellent small restaurants. Via Toledo is a good way to explore the Quartieri beggining at Dante Square and finishing at the Opera. Right there is located my favorite place, Cafe Il Proffesore, a nice place to... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Was an interesting area to walk in, seeing the stalls selling their nativity scenes, and other wares. We actually saw someone using a bucket to lift something up from street level to their balcony, which was interesting. However, wander away from the beaten track, which is very easy to do, and it quickly becomes very scary. Be aware of your... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

No visit to Naples is complete without checking out the Spanish Quarter. Prior to entering the area, I had heard a mix of things from people saying the place could have crime. Honestly, when I first entered, it did look intimidating because of its reputation, and as I was walking around, there were occasional times it seemed a bit seedy.... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

This is the quarter built to house Spanish military during the 16th century and looks it. Very narrow streets, old crumbling buildings patched many times, hanging laundry, mainly residential with little trattorias and restaurants and some shops close to the Via Toledo. After work everyone hangs out on the streets and there are many youths on scooters, speeding dangerously or... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

It has color, flavor, noise, smells, clutter, and maybe a little danger. Definitely for day ventures only. For some it will be a learning experience, for others distasteful. It's all of it. One thing it is genuine

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