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Piazza San Domenico Maggiore

Piazza San Domenico Maggiore, 1, Naples, Italy
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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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  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
18 Jul 2017
“Meeting place”
1 Apr 2017
“Great place to have a drink and watch Naples go by”
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Piazza San Domenico Maggiore, 1, Naples, Italy
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

A huge piazza with a grand obelisk in the centre of it. Whilst we visited there was a big police presence around as they were setting up for some sort of concert. It is not far from the main historic street so there was a...More

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This charming little square was right behind our hotel (Europeo) and is a great place to have a coffee, beer or wine (beware: it is expensive to sit down in Italy, so be prepared to pay 5 euros for a glass of wine). You can...More

Thank Thom S
Reviewed 14 September 2016

That's for sure one of the most interesting squares in the city of Naples. The Piazza San Domenico Maggiore is located on so called "Spaccanapoli" or Via Benedetto Croce. The piazza is rather of the middle size and tucked amidst the massive and large buildings,...More

1  Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Very near to where we are staying, this old square continues as a lively urban one today. It's a good size, hemmed in by graffiti and recycling bins but there is also space to sit, or eat and drink, or just hang out.

1  Thank Abcdefxxx
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Perfect ingredients, beautiful sight Only imperfect aspect is the shadow almost all the day covering the square

1  Thank Ornella V
Reviewed 8 November 2015

One of the larger piazzas in the Centro Storico, there are several cafes/restaurants and the streets around the piazza are lined with touristy shops. Be careful: you are allowed to sit on the planters and eat street food you have brought, but the cafe owners...More

1  Thank moorejjbb
Reviewed 31 October 2015

While walking through old town Naples you'll come across the Piazza San Domenico Maggiore and will immediately admire the huge decorated central obelisk, in the center of the roughly triangular area. Intimate are w adjacent buildings and cafes and church. Looks similar to the nearby...More

1  Thank David B L
Reviewed 3 May 2015

A not very big,cobbled square situated in the middle of the old town.You can find here an old church,an interestind obelisk and a cafe with outside tables.

Thank zuv
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Nice Pizza place, street artists, tourists, statue, a church ( that was closed) souvenir shops, a nice place to rest and suck up the city.

1  Thank Nico K
Reviewed 4 August 2012

do you want to know how neapolitans spend their spare time? go to the very heart of the City and enjoy the coffee bars, musical bands in the street, pizzerie, bars, original and vintage shops, ateliers etc etc, people are there, they relax and enjoy...More

4  Thank Haicapitocome
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