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Villa San Michele

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Address: Viale Axel Munthe 34, 80071 Anacapri, Island of Capri, Italy
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This is a beautiful villa in the island of capri. It has an entrance fee in order to get in. It has a nice view and well worth for a visit.

Reviewed 3 January 2017
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful villa in the island of capri. It has an entrance fee in order to get in. It has a nice view and well worth for a visit.

Thank sophiegrayy
Santa Monica, California
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41 reviews
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Reviewed 11 December 2016

I would have loved to live here. The owner's story is compelling and the decor and villa offers stunning views of Vesuvius. Pick a cruise ship free day (or time) if possible.

Thank AshleyLBC
Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

I don't know how I had missed this sight on prior visits to the island,but I had somehow. But then I had not somehow gotten up as far as Anni Capri and so got lost and busy below. The place is very small and huge numbers of people tramp through the cite. But still go this is one of those... More 

Thank divagreta2016
Brisbane, Australia
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

Beautiful historic villa with the most incredible views. If you like beautiful gardens with a bit of history and some quite time this is for you. A must when in Capri!

Thank Katiuska C
New York City, New York
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

Wonder the grounds, read every plaque and leave time to meander the sun light drenched gardens of Villa San Michele. You'll leave feeling like you personally met the Villa's creator - doctor, writer, philanthropist and animal lover Alex Munthe. Do not rush, leave yourself at least 2 hours, soak this special location in, it's truly magical.

Thank Anthony C
Stuart, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

San Michele was the home of Dr . Axel Munthe who was a totally remarkable human and Doctor... he did not bill his patients especially the poor of Capri, Paris and Naples. The wealthy did not get bills and paid for his services .... The practice of medicine was a "holy vocation" The views from the top of Capri ARE... More 

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Beautiful historic gardens not to be missed. Step back in time and wander around the stunning terraces with views from the top of the island.

Thank janeclough1
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This is just off the main square in anacapri. We took the wrong road by going back down the narrow road the bus came up on and took our lives in our hands. Better to walk to the chair lift and take the road exactly opposite this- it is lined by tourist shops but you avoid being hit by crazy... More 

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New York City, New York
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128 reviews
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is a lovely place left to us by a very sophisticated fellow. It's among the spots from which to enjoy the spectacular views available on Capri - with the added pleasure of a nice house, gardens, sculpture and mosaics.

Thank Youngryman
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place, very much of history, very nice wiews from Ana Capri to the town of Capri, you will see mountains, the ocean and the port of Capri :)

Thank Anneli C

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