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    Shopping

    by ruki Written Oct 16, 2005

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    Naples offers some of the finest shopping opportunities in Italy. Naples has hundreds of small artisan shops offering authentic hand made gift and souvenir items. These include shops run by jewelers, silver crafters, stone carvers, engravers, ceramicists and glove makers. The areas of Via Toledo and Via Chiaia are dotted with fashionable boutiques where high quality, fashionable clothing and accessories can be purchased. Naples also has numerous outdoor markets where many local residents shop.

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    Pignasecca Food Market

    by Willettsworld Written Aug 9, 2005

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    In the Montesanto area, this famous food market is held daily from 08.00 to 14.00 , blending the smells and colours of fruit, vegetables and fish. This is one of the most characteristic places in Naples, where you can let yourself be seduced by the true spirit of the city, warming yourself in the fun and lively atmosphere.

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    Via Caracciolo Merchants

    by rsleisk Updated Sep 22, 2009

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    All along the Via Caracciolo seawall there were merchants trying to sell you everything. I watched as they carried a large 'trash bags' filled with their wares and began carefully placing the items for sale on display.

    You can buy sunglasses, CDs and these quality purses. Hmm, something tells me they aren't originals, but if your looking for a cheap bargin this is the place to shop.

    What to buy: Sunglasses, jewelry, hats, CDs, purses...

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    Gay Odin: Chocolate in Napoli

    by sargentjeff Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Gay Odin Chocolates

    Gay Odin Chocolate shop is located on the famous Via Toledo downtown. Via Toledo is the the most popular shopping area in the city. Gay Odin has been around since 1894, and is even highly recommended by some travel guides.

    What to buy: Chocolates
    Albanesi, Trifoglio, Scorzette, Tarallini, Limoncello, Cremini,Verdeprato,
    Bombonati, Africanelle, Pasta di mandorla, Chicchi al caffé, Vittoria, Tripolini,
    Scricchioli, Deliziosi, Preferiti, Giapponesi, Navette, Cozze, Cico cico, Semitenero,
    Formettato, Cremalthe, Columbia, Esploratori, Nugatine, Grissini, Fondant.

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    PROMOD: Shopping for Women's Fashion in Naples

    by sargentjeff Updated Dec 1, 2002

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    Waiting by the dressing room again...

    My wife loves this store, and in fact is one of the few stores she will buy clothes at. I like it because, first of all, it makes her happy, and secondly because the prices are pretty reasonable.
    Opening hours
    Monday : from 9am to 9pm
    Tuesday : from 9am to 9pm
    Wednesday : from 9am to 9pm
    Thursday : from 9am to 9pm
    Friday : from 9am to 9pm
    Saturday : from 9am to 9pm

    What to buy: Jeans about 30-50 Euro
    Sweaters about 40 Euro
    Skirts about 30-50 Euro
    Leather Boots 100 Euro
    You can check out their stuff on their website. This is not an endorsement, merely a tip for the shopping weary traveler.
    PROMOD is from Spain, and like Zara, has fair prices, which compete quite well with other German and Italian stores.

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    Spognuolo: Capodimonte is famous for some reason....

    by sargentjeff Written Dec 1, 2002

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    Capodimonte Store in Naples

    This little shop is in the heart of Naples in Spaccanapoli. Don't ask for addresses, because you couldn't use an address to find it any way. It's just down the street from the Piazza Del Gesu walking towards the Duomo. This street is always crowded with university students and tourists. One of the best parts of the city. My wife's Sociology department is on this street as well.
    The shop sells the famous Capodimonte Porcelan for about half of what you'd pay elsewhere. The owners are really friendly.

    What to buy: Buy a Capodimonte of Pulcinella for a real souvenier of Napoli. Pulcinella is the mascot of the city, and is characterized by his fun loving, joking manner. He is never serious, and always joking.

    What to pay: The Pulcinella cost us only 15 Euro

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    Spagnuolo: Capodimonte is famous for some reason....

    by sargentjeff Updated Dec 1, 2002

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    Capodimonte Store in Naples

    This little shop is in the heart of Naples in Spaccanapoli. Don't ask for addresses, because you couldn't use an address to find it any way. It's just down the street from the Piazza Del Gesu walking towards the Duomo. This street is always crowded with university students and tourists. One of the best parts of the city. My wife's Sociology department is on this street as well.
    The shop sells the famous Capodimonte Porcelan for about half of what you'd pay elsewhere. The owners are really friendly.

    What to buy: Buy a Capodimonte of Pulcinella for a real souvenier of Napoli. Pulcinella is the mascot of the city, and is characterized by his fun loving, joking manner. He is never serious, and always joking.

    What to pay: The Pulcinella cost us only 15 Euro.
    The URL listed below is not affilitated with the store, but there as a reference on this fine porcelan.

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    No specific shop but: Italy is the place to buy cameos

    by kevanrijn Updated Feb 22, 2007

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    Michelangelo clockface cameo

    I can't recommend a specific shop--and even if I could, after 30 years (which is how long it's been since I left Naples), there's a decent chance that shop might not even be in business any longer. So you will need to do your own investigation as to where to buy cameos. There are places (a fair number close Pompeii, if memory serves) where you can see cameos being made. Many of the cameos in Italy are carved from seashells, but there are also cameos carved from agate and a variety of other materials.

    What to buy: But no matter where you go, whether in Naples or in another part of Italy, I highly recommend purchasing a cameo. The quality of the carving is wonderful. I bought one in Venice (on my second visit there, back in 1988) which I still cherish. It will be an heirloom for my granddaughter (if I'm lucky enough to have a granddaughter someday). It's so totally beautiful and unique--a true work of art. If you look closely, you may notice that the middle of the design is a clockface--notice the tiny little clock hands and the teeny Roman numerals? In fact, the entire broach is a copy of a clockface designed by Michelangelo. The broach is even signed by the artist (the picture isn't good enough for you to be able to see the signature) which is the sign of a true work of art.

    I paid several hundred for it (I can't remember the exact price, but I think it was in the neighborhood of around $500--of course that was almost 20 years ago...) and I have never regretted buying it. Sorry my picture doesn't do the cameo full justice--it's in a round box, so you can't see the lovely gold bezel setting in which the cameo is placed. You can, I hope, see the delicacy of the carving.

    By the way, since it's Italy we are talking about, the gold setting will most likely be 18kt gold, not 14kt. Fine jewelry in the United States is usually only 14kt, but in Italy it will be 18kt. So you might pay a bit more for the setting, because of the higher gold content. You can, if you like, buy cameos which are not set. That way you can buy a higher quality cameo, spend less money, and then have it set (possibly in a setting of your own design) when you return home.

    What to pay: I don't know what you might expect to have to pay for a cameo like this now, but I'm sure it's not inexpensive.

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    Streetside Vendors: Shopping for CDs in Naples

    by sargentjeff Updated Oct 18, 2002

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    Finding a deal in Naples

    Not really a shop, more of a little stand where you can buy the latest CDs and computer programs (all bootleg copies) for about 3,00-5,00 euro each. Just depends on where you go.

    What to buy: CD's including new releases, computer programs. Playstation games, etc....

    There are also vendors who sell cosmetics such as Lancome, Revlon, Yves Rocher, etc...

    And of course, you can always buy a fake Gucci or Prada bag on the street in Naples.

    What to pay: 3-5 euro for a CD or Program

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    Antiques on Spaccanapoli: Neapolitan knick-knacks

    by yooperprof Written May 29, 2005

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    estate sale?

    For those with the budget and the inclination, there are several antique/junque shops along Spaccanapoli that offer some fascinating relics of history. I enjoyed just window-shopping to see what parts of history were for sale. But you probably don't want to buy anything here unless you have a sound knowledge of Italian and a willingness to haggle.

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  • All: July 15 to August 31 mean SALES

    by beesaj Written Jul 18, 2005

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    In July through August is the best time to be in Italy as this is the time when all stores have there annual sales. Even expensive name brand stores. So if you love Italian clothing this is definately the best time to come!

    What to buy: Clothes mainly.

    What to pay: 25Euro to 500Euro depending on style and type of clothing.

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    Via Chiaia: Via Chiaia

    by Redang Written Nov 24, 2007

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    Via Chiaia (Naples, Italy)

    Another bubbling and, in this case pedestrian, street.
    Chiaia, means, in Napolitan slang, beach because ths street was built to link Piazza del Plebiscito (formerly called Largo di Palazzo) and the coast.

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    Market area and upper naples

    by travelnut71 Written Feb 13, 2003

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    Like I previously decribed, for good and cheap food and coffee, bargains in clothes and local hangouts, try the market area, for name brand shopping, more in a modern setting take the funicular from this old market and you will arrive to the upper more modern shopping setting in 5 minutes for a cheap price!

    What to buy: Anything you can imagine...

    What to pay: Not much!

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    Mercato

    by Beograd Updated Dec 15, 2004

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    Strongest Lala on Earth!

    Italy is very well known for shopping. Especially when it's SALDI time or discounts. But it is also very well known for it's opened markets where you can find stuff for unbeliveable prices. For example a pair of slippers for 1-2 EUR etc. Even if you can afford yourself much more expencive stuff, do visit one these Mercato's because it's interesting. You would be amazed to see how many "rich" looking women shopp there!

    It is wise to have a strong man beside you (look at the picture: my STRONG hubby) to carry all the things you can buy for about 50 EUR... WOW!!!!!!

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  • heaven

    by maybetara Written Mar 21, 2003

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    Naples is shopping heaven. Shoes, bags, clothes, accessories are available in a wide variety of prices and styles, and are generally classy or trendy. Men and women dress beautifully and take great care with their appearance

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