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This square of the people (plebiscito) is the largest in Naples and the site of two admirable monuments of the city: the Naples Royal Palace and the Church of San Francesco di Paola.
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“royal palace” (28 reviews)
“huge square” (10 reviews)
Naples, Italy
San Ferdinando
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Arriving at our Via Partenope hotel from the airport on our first day in the City, we had time for a short stroll and made our way to Plebiscito. It is a very impressive area as it opens out with the curve of the church...More

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 1 week ago

This square takes its name from the referendum held on October 2, 1860 that brought Naples into the unified Kingdom of Italy.The vast open space is bounded on the west side by the majestic Church of San Francesco di Paola (modeled on Rome's Pantheon) with...More

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you plan to visit NAPLES and you are close to the Port, please do not miss visiting this amazing and breath taking piazza I have ever seen.....and I have seen hundreds all over Italy! It is walking distance from the Port - one side...More

Thank holly65_8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled across this huge piazza on the way back from Castel dell'Ovo. Brasilica on one side and the Royal Palace on the other. Impressive open space but not much else to see apart from two statues.

Thank Steve-and-Andie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Square of this size is totally atypical for small size and narrow Naples' streets. It's located between the sea side Lungomare promenade with it's Castell del Ovo and the old Spanish quarter from where the old town starts. The square bears its name after the...More

Thank B1714D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Piazza del Plebiscito is a huge open space. On the day we visited it was less than impressive. The church is very big and the piazza in front of it is vast. However there was nothing of any significance to do or see. There were...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 12 September 2017

A large open space in the centre of another wise crowded city, is always an impressive sight. We heard about the luck-bringing custom of walking from the palace entrance straight-ahead between the two horsemen statues with your eyes closed, but it's quite a way and...More

Thank mabinho
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

A great open space in the centre of a mad city, looks fantastic with its huge semi circular columns. Nice place to visit, shame about the graffiti.

Thank daisyday2011
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Without doubt a must to visit. It's placed in a central location close to Castel del Ovo which also has a choice of good restaurants right by the sea. The historical Spanish Quarter is well worth the stroll for a taste of the real Napolitano....More

Thank franc g
Reviewed 18 July 2017

A must see when in Naples. Just taking a walk thru. the ancient streets of Naples is amazing. the flavors of the city are unique and will stay with you.

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