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Piazza Umberto I

Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
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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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  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
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“small piazza” (4 reviews)
Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

We took the boat over from Naples port to spend the day in Capri. This is an island off the coast of Italy that has been a resort since Roman times. It is just a wonderful place to spend the day. Have a great Italian...More

Thank 2marcopolos
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

...but very crowded, with restaurants for tourists. But it is main point to start walking to discover Capri.

Thank AdrianRunner
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very lively and noisy but not unpleasant place, but go there at night when it is still lively but all the day tourists are gone

Thank HajdiMoers
Reviewed 5 days ago

Once at Capri, nobody avoids this Piazza at it is the heat of the place, the meeting point of the town.

Thank icavalcantifilho
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once you have gone up into town on the Funicular railway (as most do) most of us are looking for a Cup of tea, Coffee and a snack, Welcome to the trap that is Piazza Umberto. Now when I say trap that is not that...More

2  Thank Bodillymill
Reviewed 1 week ago

The pretty square's original name was 'Piazza Umberto I', I'd just walked into the narrow entrance for 2 minutes from the 'Piazza Umberto' into the shopping areas, and found a very nice florist design shop name 'Capri Floral Design' with beautiful, creative, vivid flowers &...More

Thank Sivarnee H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I first arrived in Capri by ferry from Naples and then waited in a ridiculously long line for the funicular up to Capri town, I was beginning to think I wasted my time coming here. The Piazza, just off the drop off for the...More

1  Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must do for any small Italian city is to stop for a cappuccino or wine and just take it all in. Good people watching!

Thank Peronna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was actually taken back by just how crowded this island gets. Everyone jostling for a photo of the panoramic scenery, the restaurants are more like fast food just to get you in and out, the shops you can hardly get to as there are...More

Thank Janet A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful place! This piazza is one you won't miss in Capri - a lovely spot to unwind or get wound up!

Thank glenuehlein
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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.