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The Historical Center of Naples, known as the Centro Storico in Italian is considered as a world heritage site by the UNESCO. The historical center dates back to the early days of the city as a Greek settlement. Wandering through the streets of this old neighborhood is a great way to discover the history of the city, enjoy the traditional architecture and see what life in Naples is like. The narrow streets, small shops and local restaurants are truly a unique experience. Hotels.com has selected some of the best hotels in the historical center of Naples. Staying near the Piazza del Gesu is a unique way to experience the more traditional side of Naples and will make your stay in the city more enjoyable.

What's the Historical Center of Naples Like?

The historical center of Naples is a collection of old buildings from many different periods. Wandering through these narrow streets is a real trip through time. You will see some churches from the Middle Ages such as the Chiesa di San Domenico Maggiore, the Cappella del Monte di Pieta or the Basilica di San Lorenzo Maggiore. You will be near the University of Naples and have the opportunity to observe locals as they gather on the many plazzas of the historical center, such as the Piazza del Gesu with its churches and statue of the Virgin Mary. The historical center of the city is a place where you will probably want to walk aimlessly just to appreciate the unique atmosphere, try the different street foods and take pictures.

Tips for Getting Along with Locals in the Historical Center of Naples

There are many tourists in the area but you have to keep in mind that this is where thousands of locals live, work and go out. This neighborhood can seem overly crowded, noisy and busy at time but on the upside, there is always something to do or see. Staying at one of the hotels in the center of Naples means you will be near several subway stops. Familiarize yourself with the public transportation system so that you can easily travel around this neighborhood or discover other parts of the city. Make sure you try some of the local specialties during your stay in Naples, including pizza al forno and parigina, pagnutiello, a warm bread filled with cheese and lard and cupetiello, a cone of brown paper filled with fried mozzarella balls, potato croquettes, squid rings and fried pizza dough. Check the selection of hotels offered by Hotels.com and use the easy booking process to find the ideal accommodation for your trip to Naples.

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