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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.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“A Vibrant Area With Much To See”
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Piazza San Domenico Maggiore, 1, Naples, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

This pretty square is bordered on the south end by the street-alley Spaccanapoli, on the north end by the nave of the church of San Domenico, the Palazzo dei Di sangro (where musician Carlo Gesualdo murdered his unfaithful wife Maria d'Avalos and her lover Don...More

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

With it’s Church, Spire, Restaurants and proximity to the University district, this is understandably a busy and vibrant part of the City. The Spire is of particular interest as it is the only one of the Three Spires in Naples that can truly claim to...More

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Piazza San Domenico Maggiore is in a nice part of the city. It is a lovely piazza with monument in the middle, an obelisk to San Domenico. There lots of cafes, restaurants, tourist and other shops around, so you can't get bored!. This is really...More

Thank Dimitris L
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.

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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 30 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
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