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Piazza San Domenico Maggiore: Tours & Tickets

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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 3 weeks ago

Square with one of the most unusual facdes I have seen in a long time, the church of San Domenico Maggiore. Built in the 1200s and rebuild / remodelled several times since it is a major Dominecan repository of relics and other items.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jikoku
Reviewed 12 September 2019

The statue of San Domenico Maggiore stands at the middle of the old piazza which should be referred as the historical center significant to Naples. The Greco-Roman architecture around are attractive. The church behind the statue has been built in 1283. Full of crowds day...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 21 August 2019

This is the heart of Greco-Roman Naples significant to the tourist of today for its G religious architecture. Amongst the plethora of churches the Duomo stands alone, a stupendous blend of art and architectural styles from the4th to the 19th centuries. To mix things up...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Eli B
Reviewed 20 August 2019 via mobile

Great area all around this historic area is packed full of history amazing bars restaurant look back behind old arches see the original Roman and 15th century architecture we stayed at Domus apartments in Sando Domineco. Maggiore amazing time and love Napoli.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 July 2019

It is a city afterall. Noisy, full of people. Teenagers up till 4am drinking and shooting off firecrackers. Not an area to stay if you want sleep. Good food and gelato in the area. Walking distance to many things

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 6 June 2019

This square is the location of the Gothic Roman Catholic church of the same name founded by the friars of the Dominican Order. The church was commenced in 1283 and completed in 1324. The obelisk is one of three plague columns in Naples and has...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 April 2019 via mobile

Walking around looking for old town i came across the piazza. A lot of people strolling around, some restaurants. Nice atmosphere

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 123susan456
Reviewed 29 November 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
Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed 27 July 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
Thank IndySig
Reviewed 19 May 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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