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Galleria Umberto I

Via San Carlo, Naples, Italy
+39 081 405311
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Via San Carlo, Naples, Italy
San Ferdinando
+39 081 405311
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing architectural giant with glass ceilings, marble columns and tile floor. Come in the morning, take a cup of coffee and enjoy this beauty.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the city's main tourist offices is located in the outer part of the gallery, so no excuse for not going inside and gazing up at the high roof and down at the mosaics.Shops and bars there too. Some work going on there recently,...More

Thank mabinho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful old building worth a visit. It's a wonderful place to just walk around and admire the beautiful building that it is. Easy to find, located near the opera house.

Thank Alec D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just the spot for a break. The architecture of the four high arched glass ceilings and dome is wonderful. Victorian opulence at its best.

Thank Robin L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The gallery is one of the best architectural summary of what Naples actually is. It clearly draws on those liberty aesthetic principles that spread in Europe in the first decades of the 20th century, representing the city's international aspirations and giving great pride to its...More

Thank Fabio Ashtar T
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Located directly across San Carlo opera house, this is a shopping center, a place to escape the hustle and bustle of the streets of Naples, a place with quality shops, bars, cafés and restaurants. The main attraction however is its grand architecture (built in 1887-91...More

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This Galleria is similar to the covered Galleria in Milan, but perhaps on not quite such a grand scale. However, when we visited it was clear that detailed restoration work is taking place to return the area to its former glory, however at present, shopping...More

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped by mistake on this impressive galleria. Very high ceiling and nice paintings all around the place. Definitely worth a 20 minutes stop and watch while shopping in Napoli.

Thank MicheldeTournai
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Don't miss! Amazing architecture and great place to people watch. Just off the Piazza Plebiscito. Cool even on hot days but lovely ambience. Cool shops and some cafés. Free!

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This was clearly built at a time when there was a lot of money. Its a sumptuous glass building with some lovely mosaics depicting the Zodiac.It would be easy to imagine the rich in their finery doing their shopping for expensive dresses and jewellery. However,...More

Thank Nigel H
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14 September 2015|
Response from JOHN C | Reviewed this property |
When we were there in May, many of the shops and cafes started to close up about 8 p.m. Hope this helps