yeah or nay on Naples

Jun 8th, 2003, 02:22 PM
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yeah or nay on Naples

My wife and I are taking my in-laws will be staying in Sorrento for three nights and a full day. My wife has been reading alot about Naples and is now concerned with safety. Is there much to experience in Naples or should we just by-pass it?

all information is appreciated.

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Jun 8th, 2003, 03:36 PM
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I spent four weeks in Italy and Naples was my absolute favorite locale. It was everything i expected Italy to be - vibrant, chaotic, warm, friendly people, passionate couples.
the food was the best i had in italy, especially the pizza slices on every corner, each better than the last.
The architecture and city layout is dazzling - decaying palazzos, the Castel Nuovo, and all the alleyways of Spaccanapoli.
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Jun 8th, 2003, 03:39 PM
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Don't miss the Museum!
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Jun 8th, 2003, 04:27 PM
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I agree! We were also warned and scared to death about Naples . . . we decided to go anyway (we're that kinda girls), we only had one day and were sick that we hadn't allotted several.

The museum is great . . . a lot of the treasures and really nice murals, mosaics, statues from Pompeii are there . . . the food is the best, we did find that crossing the streets was a challenge but we LOVED Naples . . . it's really so what you think you'll find when you go to Italy.

When we return to Italy, Naples will definately be on the schedule!

Go and enjoy!
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Jun 8th, 2003, 05:02 PM
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The topic of Naples usually creates a great deal of debate on this board.
We enjoyed our visit there. The area along the waterfront is very lovely and I would recommend staying there. We stayed at the Hotel Miramare and found it to be very charming. There are quite a few nice hotels in the area.
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Jun 22nd, 2003, 04:56 PM
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WOW! Its so refreshing to read about people who've give Naples an objective chance and have loved it.

Ditto for my wife and I.
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