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Galleria Umberto I, Naples

#21 of 171 in Historic Sites in Naples
Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
See the famous Galleria Umberto I, where you can do some shopping or just enjoy the impressive architecture. The high ceiling made of glass will capture your attention with its impressive design. Looking down, you will find the floor is decorated with intricate designs and colorful mosaics. Inside you can go shopping, or visit the cafes and bars. You can also tour the works of art in the small gallery, with frescoes and paintings decorating the walls. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Galleria Umberto I by using our Naples road trip site.
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  • Once a focus for fashionable Neapolitans, the handsome arcades of the Galleria Umberto I were built in 1887 and rebuilt after World War II. They face Italy’s largest and oldest opera house: the...  more »
  • The place was a very nice surprise, it has reminded me of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele from Milan. Lovely coffee shops.  more »
  • It looks somewhat modern. But guess what? It was built in the late 1800's! Splurge your sights and take in the marvelous design. You can see the suite numbers of you look closely above the store fronts. And in the cross-center, look up! You can see the winged ones watching.There are plenty of interior structure pictures, so I tried to get more exterior snaps for you. Enjoy! I hope you admire architecture design as much as I do :D
  • Very beautiful and stylish shopping center, modern and classical at the same time. Nice to just sit and relax, admiring the architecture or observing the people interact with it. Or go shopping, of course. My son (16) remarked he wouldn't mind having an appartment in this very building!

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