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Via San Gregorio Armeno

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Address: Via San Gregorio Armeno, 83018, Naples, Italy
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3345637534
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The tradition of representing the Holy Family as true art lives on in this...

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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Check out the Capuano family atelier.

Capuano family does superior work and dates back over time....there is a basement that features an out of this world 18th century creche...a must see

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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New York, New York, United States
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Budapest, Hungary
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the main attractions of Naples, but it is just an average downtown street with souvenir shops, you can buy exactly the same sortiment in all of them.

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Capuano family does superior work and dates back over time....there is a basement that features an out of this world 18th century creche...a must see

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this street - I know it may seem a little tacky (slightly touristy) but unless you go around Christmas when it is too crowded for words, it is really part of the heart of Naples and most characteristic. It has a lovely feel to it. Shopping is good and inexpensive.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The entire street is devoted to shops that sell everything you can think of to create the Christmas Nativity scene of your dreams. Very unusual and fun to stroll down.

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Thank Sherry F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

i enjoyed this street. there are lots of shops with the christmas decorations (in catan are called pessebres) that consist in some figures representing the birth of Christ. good to visit if there is time, you can find an original present there

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Venice, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

You cannot say you visited Naples if you didn't go there! It's simply Naple. Do not miss also the church and chiostro!

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Naples, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This street is magic in December. All the years long the shop sell , a make, artificial flower, in DEcember the flower disappear and you will find "pastori", the figurines the Neapolitans use for the crib. A very lovely place!

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Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

We loved shopping along this busy, crowded street. We actually purchased our own presepi to take home. We purchased a smaller one than I would have liked because of the long journey home, but the art work is marvelous and i love the fact that this skill has been passed down for centuries. Very much a treasure!

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The tradition of making Crib at his best. An unique place in the heart of Naples. Difficult to walk in the weekends and during holidays.

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Ravenna, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

During Christmas time Naples is crowded, but you have to visit Via San Gregorio Armeno. Artisans produce and sell here nativity scenes and all the pieces required. Personally I suggest to visit it in the morning, when there is less people and you have time to select, choose, look or just take picture. With small children and stollers, early morning... More 

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