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Via San Gregorio Armeno

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“nativity scene”(19 reviews)
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The tradition of representing the Holy Family as true art lives on in this narrow street, which is crowded on both sides with hundreds of artisan workshops with colorful displays of Nativity scenes.
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Via San Gregorio Armeno, 83018, Naples, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great bar, live music every once in a while and sat in the middle of the square means you can watch the world go by especially on a sunday beside the church. People move slower except on mopeds when they seem to be in a...More

Thank rorytraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As you wander up the slope of this street do not miss the old buildings along it and above you. You will be distracted by the many, many shops and booths selling hundreds of small carved figures of everyone from the Nativity characters along with...More

Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Via San Gregorio Armeno is one of the oldest and most unique streets of all of Naples. This is the antique, original Naples. The streets are loaded with Artisans who hand craft beautiful nativity scenes known as the precepio. Scenes that can be so small...More

Thank 74phyllisb
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Between Via Dei Tribunali and Via Vicaria Vecchia is a narrow street - Via S Gregorio Armeno, with an astounding variety of Christmas decorations, nativity cribs and artefacts for nativity cribs, and figurines that you will ever see. There are 15 to 20 shops in...More

Thank AnthonyCordato
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Thiis one of the streets you see photographed in travel books. It is an amazing sensory experience. There are some tourist tat shops but some genuine fascinating ones, especially the coffee and food shops.The nativity scenes are intersting, soe better than otehrs. ypu can even...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The Italian art of creating nativity scenes is well represented here in Naples. Full of shops but also full of tourists. Many shops offer more or less the same products. The difference is the quality and prices. Even if you are not into all this,...More

Thank geryhat
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Many years ago in this place you will be able to buy attributes to your Christmas crib. Now we have some awful statues from wood, toilet paper with picture of your opponent's logo... As same as Italian this street is full of joy and daub

Thank Leszek K
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

It’s nice to see a little local culture and idiosyncrasy. But I expected a little more than a short street with a few shops. This place gets plenty of online attention. They should capitalize on that and actually make it more interesting.

Thank jace214
Reviewed 26 September 2018

A Road of artisans and souvenir stores where you would be lost in the figurine, papier maché and amazing souvenirs. A must when in Naples and refrain from buying any souvenirs till you get to this street.

Thank Alain A
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

You can find every kind of handmade Christmas figurine. The street is manly for tourist nevertheless it is an interesting stop.

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AmpedAF
20 February 2018|
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Response from Henrique Lopes A | Reviewed this property |
Usually this small stores along Via San Gregório Armeno are open. However, you must check for other stores in Downtown
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mterezaw
1 August 2017|
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Response from Rachel T | Reviewed this property |
The street is lined with small shops and they may be closed on Sundays and holidays. I would suggest emailing your hotel and inquiring there.
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Kay47872
12 February 2017|
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Response from LesleyJaniceG | Reviewed this property |
If you know the name of the business they were bought from, should be able to contact on line
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