Piazza Umberto I
Piazza Umberto I
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Take a walk around the center of town to meet the locales, relax at a trattoria or watch the people go by from any of the park benches surrounding this busy square.
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  • CarolinaNurse323
    Kernersville, North Carolina6,441 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    "A Spectacular place to rest, relax, refresh & people watch!!"
    My husband & I were on vacation to Sorrento and took the ferry over to Capri & Anacapri for a day trip. Once you arrive at the pier down on Marina Grande, buy your tickets to ride the Funicular (tram) (about a 5 minute ride) up to Piazzo Umberto I, which is the main square in the town of Capri. On the main square you will find the famous Clock Tower plus across from it is the Church of Santa Stefano. You will also find lots of tables for outside dining, restaurants/gelato, shopping...but it will be crowded I assure you!! You will mainly find that the views are spectacular from the square of the mountains looking up to Anacapri. There are buses & taxi stands where you can purchase tickets to go up to Anacapri. *HINT: take the bus..only a few Euros where a taxi will cost 25 Euros.
    Visited October 2022
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 13 September 2023
  • Karim Maarouf
    Cairo, Egypt852 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The main piazza in Capri
    This is the main Piazza in Capri and a good place to start your visit. You can get here by taking the funicular from the marina grande. There are some statues and interesting shops around. Also, not far away are the high end shopping area and hotels. You can also take a bus to anacapri from close by.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 21 October 2023
  • The Spanish Steps Apartment
    Rome, Italy32,250 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Piazza Umberto I
    This is a lively and lovely main square, with the picturesque clock tower, views of the sea, and many little bars and restaurants. Lots of shopping all around it. Wonderful just sitting here, having a drink, and watching the world go by in this beautiful place.
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 20 May 2024
  • Michael K
    1,103 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Other than people watch there is not much you can do as the place is so crowded
    This is the main square in Capri Town, reachable by funicular from Marina Grande. We were there on May 6, what we thought was the shoulder season, but there were already wall to wall people. People watch is not a choice. You just have to grin and bear it.
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 21 May 2024
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Michael K
1,103 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
This is the main square in Capri Town, reachable by funicular from Marina Grande. We were there on May 6, what we thought was the shoulder season, but there were already wall to wall people. People watch is not a choice. You just have to grin and bear it.
Written 21 May 2024
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The Spanish Steps Apartment
Rome, Italy32,250 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
This is a lively and lovely main square, with the picturesque clock tower, views of the sea, and many little bars and restaurants. Lots of shopping all around it. Wonderful just sitting here, having a drink, and watching the world go by in this beautiful place.
Written 20 May 2024
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Karim Maarouf
Cairo, Egypt852 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
This is the main Piazza in Capri and a good place to start your visit. You can get here by taking the funicular from the marina grande. There are some statues and interesting shops around. Also, not far away are the high end shopping area and hotels. You can also take a bus to anacapri from close by.
Written 21 October 2023
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CarolinaNurse323
Kernersville, NC6,441 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Couples
My husband & I were on vacation to Sorrento and took the ferry over to Capri & Anacapri for a day trip.
Once you arrive at the pier down on Marina Grande, buy your tickets to ride the Funicular (tram) (about a 5 minute ride) up to Piazzo Umberto I, which is the main square in the town of Capri.
On the main square you will find the famous Clock Tower plus across from it is the Church of Santa Stefano.
You will also find lots of tables for outside dining, restaurants/gelato, shopping...but it will be crowded I assure you!!
You will mainly find that the views are spectacular from the square of the mountains looking up to Anacapri.
There are buses & taxi stands where you can purchase tickets to go up to Anacapri.
*HINT: take the bus..only a few Euros where a taxi will cost 25 Euros.
Written 13 September 2023
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Bill C
Vancouver, Canada4,610 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
This is the main square of Capri with restaurants and shops lining it. The main features of the square are the clocktower and the Church of Santo Stefano. Next to the square is the stop for the Funicular and a great view of the harbour.
Written 21 May 2023
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Angelo S
Hilliard, OH4,838 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
The main piazza of Capri, if you take the funicolare from the port this is where you will end up. A nice piazza with amazing view of the harbor and Mount Solara, there are some benches to sit and enjoy the view. There are a number of small cafe around the perimeter to grab (and expensive) bite or a drink and watch the world go by. In the evening, sunset is particularly spectacular if you can time it right.
Written 16 January 2023
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amnews
Boston, MA173 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
The piazza is very crowded and not that interesting, IMHO. Spending more time in Anacapri would be better.
Written 22 September 2022
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msa23_2000
Chino Hills, CA1,419 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
This is the heart of Capri and at night it is filled with people eating in cafes. I was not interested in sitting and eating there, but just sat down and people watched, listened to the music playing, and then wandered the streets that leave the Piazza. Just a great place to relax and unwind.
Written 15 July 2022
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nwaynesworld
Nova Scotia2,288 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Couples
Very nice square where you can hop on the funicular, grab a taxi or wait in line for a bus. The streets leading to and from the square are lined with shops, cafes and restaurants. There are many very expensive designer shops in the area. The square is quite busy. Best to avoid Capri when there are large cruise ships in Naples. Or visit in the evening after the cruise ship passengers head back to the ships.
Written 8 June 2022
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Steve_of_N21
London, UK2,816 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 • Couples
This square is in the centre of Capri town and is where the hoards of tourists piling off the funicular and the busses from other parts of the island head to first when they arrive. Surrounded by bars and restaurants it’s very lively at most times, but probably too lively. And anyway we all know what an Italian tourist square looks like and this is no different to most.
By all means have a look, but then head off towards Chiesa di Santo Stefano and the narrow lanes of whitewashed houses beyond for the real Capri Town.
Written 1 June 2022
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