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The Spanish quarters were built in the sixteenth century to make stay the Spanish military garrisons aimed at suppressing any uprisings of the Neapolitan population, or as a temporary home for those who passed from Naples towards other places of conflict. At the time the Spanish quarters were undoubtedly a very "hot zone" due to the continuous search of fun by Spanish soldiers. Despite the adoption by the viceroy of Naples, Don Pedro de Toledo, of some specific laws designed to eradicate the problem, the district was in time always an area of great social problems of the town.

Today the Spanish Quarters represent the authentic and characteristic expression of the Neapolitan people, almost in contrast with the current reality of the city, the skyscrapers of the business center, the trendy neighborhoods more "globalized".

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