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Via San Gregorio Armeno

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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 1 week ago

People have been making/selling nativity scenes for decades here. We went in August so it happens year round, not just near Christmas. It was a little confusing to find as it's not on the main street but it goes down one main side street and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Literally had a pedestrian jam! Didn’t move at all for 10minutes, then had to push to get through the street!! Never seen anything like it, but also never have so many stunning Nativities! Beautiful artisan work!!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Katsong
Reviewed 5 December 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 November 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed 4 November 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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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

Date of experience: October 2018
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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

Date of experience: October 2018
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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

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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AmpedAF
20 February 2018|
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Response from henriquelarantes | 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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