Via San Gregorio Armeno (Christmas Alley)#9 in Best Things To Do in Naples, Italy
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Nicknamed "Christmas Alley," Via San Gregorio Armeno bustles year-round with artisans hawking goods, such as nativity and celebrity statuettes, as well as the famous terracotta figurines created by Giuseppe Ferrigno. Visitors will find ornaments resembling everyone from the pope to popular football players to baby Jesus. Curiously, Elvis shows up here, too.
Some travelers call the shops that flank Christmas Alley cute and kitschy but say Via San Gregorio Armeno is worth a stroll. Even if you're not in the market to purchase any souvenirs, visitors say the area's architecture and overall ambience are perfect for a coffee, a gelato and an interesting glimpse into Naples culture.
You'll find Via San Gregorio Armeno near the Museo Cappella Sansevero and Via dei Tribunali The area is free to visit daily, but remember to bring some cash if you plan on shopping. You can get to Via San Gregorio Armeno by one of several bus routes or via the metro's Linea 1, which stops at three stations within walking distance – Museo, Dante and Università.
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