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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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Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here in September and the crowds were everywhere, in the piazza, cafes, shops, and even the church. You can do some people watching if you can find an empty spot on a bench. We didn't do much here because it was too crowded...More

Thank Walter S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The piazza is the center of Capri. It is very small with four cafes dominating the space. On a sunny day every seat in all 4 cafes is taken. Crowds from the ships and day-trippers wander about. Expensive shopping is available in the square and...More

Thank pspeerit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The piazza is pretty tacky much like Capri town. It is very expensive, very loud and full of people I wouldn’t like to watch even if I liked people watching. Apart from needing to pass through to get to Vila jovi can’t see any reason...More

Thank peterpiperpickedapec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An expensive square with lot of people watching. We took Lemon slush there and that was refreshing in the heat of July, for 5 € each.

Thank GauravAnand
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

After seeing the lengthy queue for the funicular to Capri’s centre, we decided to walk. The walk to the top up very steep and narrow paths is gruelling, so the sight of the square is very welcoming!! The square leads off in different directions, one...More

Thank 6bestfriends
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

It’s an expensive Piazza cause it’s in Capri and famous people sometimes sit here. Just be prepared to spend more for everything here

Thank drpaigec
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

If you take the funicular up to Capri town, you will exit into the square. It is compact, with a number of streets disgorging tourists and cafes with large numbers of outside tables. It is extremely busy and quite noisy, with the small golf buggies...More

Thank 378lizh
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The centre of the Capri Town. Near to where you can catch the Fernicula railway and buses. Very very busy. Lots of tourists. Fairly small, packed with restaurants. Have to walk through here to get to the other parts of Capri town.

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

This is a decent place to sit and have a coffee or some light lunch while in Capri. People-watchers haven. It was very busy when we visited and is very touristy (probably not an ideal place for a big family or with young kids to...More

Thank DannyGlasgow1967
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This is a small plaza where you can see the 1/2 part of Capri. You can go to this place by bus or on foot. A famous place in the island of Capri and connects to Anacapri and other nature places.

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17 October 2017|
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Response from MarkCoppes | Reviewed this property |
Have been there many times. Do not expect closures.
Donna C
6 March 2017|
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Response from Lyall D | Reviewed this property |
Same as previous answer, its a busy tourist spot, so can't see the shops and tours being closed. Its their main income.