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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.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“day trippers” (15 reviews)
“famous square” (6 reviews)
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Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s the center of capri so it’s crowded but is a must to see in this island. Also there are a lot of shops, bars and restaurants.

Thank Suada V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having arrived on Capri for a day trip without any knowledge of what was there we were surprised to see the sign to the town centre. We followed the path and climbed up. What a surprise to find the range of shops, restaurants and accommodation,...More

Thank PJC18
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 4 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 8 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 27 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 25 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
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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
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.