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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%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“small piazza” (4 reviews)
Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

this is the central plaza in Capri, and a great place to cool off (and watch the Caprinians go by) with a drink between trips to multiple shops, restaurants, and attractions. You can take the Funicolare from the Marina Grande to come here; or, alternatively,...More

Thank kzha
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This is where it all happens. To see and be seen! This tiny Piazza is packed to the gills with the in crowd. Lots of linen and cigars! take a stroll along the narrow side streets off the square.

Thank james h
Reviewed 3 July 2016

nice stroll - small shops, cafes, etc. if you stay overnight - don't miss it. Otherwise - don't bother, there are better places to visit.

Thank marni390
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We were overwhelmed when we arrived in Capri this afternoon and had to negotiate through and around this square to find our hotel with two small kids and two big bags. Fast forward to about 8:30-9:00 pm and it was pure heaven - cool and...More

Thank LivingInWien
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We arrived after 1pm and it was very busy, it was nice to see the square, which is one of the main attractions. I got to take some photos but we did not stay long.

Thank Abbeylls
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Great Piazza, lots of people, good bars. No restaurant on that Piazza, only four great bars. This is the cross road of all the streets in Capri, you will go through that place many times. Might as well stop for a drink and enjoy looking...More

Thank ontheroadagain5154
Reviewed 14 June 2016

It is always busy there, and the best way to enjoy it is to sit down with a drink or icecream and look at people passing by. But one can also go shopping. It is a place with lots of energy and a very good...More

Thank Ingeborg56
Reviewed 14 June 2016

One of the main attractions. The square is full of cafes and restaurants, there are crowds of people.You'll find it if you're in Capri.

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 11 June 2016

The piazza is "the" meeting-point in Capri. It is a significant spot of all social life with a number of fashionable bars. Always very busy place, vibrant and cool - very good atmosphere!

Thank CarlaColumna123
Reviewed 10 June 2016

A place where the hordes of tourists descend and converge to see or be seen in Capri. The place to go if people watching is your thing.

Thank Benhur05
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Donna C
5 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.