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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%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“famous square” (6 reviews)
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Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the most famous square on the island of Capri, The square is located in the historic center of Capri, it is considered the center of the town and the meeting point of the island by both residents and tourists, great shops all around...More

Thank Sally F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked up to this square from the bus station further back down the hill. Some high end shops with equally high priced restaurants and cafes. It was crammed to capacity on the hot day we were there with tour groups like ours. The view from...More

1  Thank Tony G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stop by for an ice cream or a drink. You will be over charged and its going to be crowded. Yet i would recommend it. It's capri after all!

1  Thank Antti73
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Am extremely busy Square during the day with tourists, expensive to eat here compared to other areas of Italy. Great views of the sea and coast on a clear day, toilets under arch of church tower with clock on, well hidden! Toilets cost 50 cents....More

Thank ljbunny
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Known simply as the Piazzetta, this is one of the highlights of staying on Capri. As the sun goes down, the curtain goes up on the nightly show at the Piazzetta -- which is ground zero for the chic vacationers to show off their style...More

Thank 219robync
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

in this island you can do shopping,eat in great restaurants,and have great view photos but this island dont have long beaches with golden sands.dont expect big dreams.

Thank medihasrlozdemie
Reviewed 24 August 2017

It's really crowded as you would expect. But still it's charming. Has some rather nice views over Marina Grande and Mt Solaro.

Thank CristiT
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Bit disappointed because I honestly thought it was much much bigger. However it is still cool and reminds me all the old vintage Italian 60s movies. White Led strips that switch in in the night are orribile so I recommend to swap them with a...More

Thank Jazzlove15
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

When you go up to the peak of Capri, you will meet this Square. This place is surrounded by many restaurants and starting point you want to go to many places in Capri

Thank 음식유목민
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is the main square of Capri.You can watch the world go by while enjoying your lemon slush or coffe.It is near a big church, jewelery stores and Via Camerelle-where all the famous brands have shops.Window shopping recommended!:) It is also close to the funicular...More

Thank Silaghi O
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17 October 2017|
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Response from eliza836 | Reviewed this property |
Everything was open the day we were there. It was mostly just tourists in the day, but we were told the whole place comes alive at night. There are some really lovely shops. We only window shopped as it was all too expensive... More
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.