Nevsky: "For all you socialist hippies :-)" Top 5 Page for this destination Catania Nightlife Tip by ICBT

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  Any given Tuesday

By day Via Crociferi is the hallowed center of Catanian spiritual power. By night it's... um... a big party.

On the staircase leading from Via Crociferi towards the center there is a bar called Nevsky. It features a diverse crowd but they work to attract the socialist youth element, and they succeed. The bar itself is too small to accomodate and the staircase has become an extension of it and the other bars on the street.

Positives: never seen anything quite like it, hundreds of people, lots of drinking.

Negatives: the drug scene is here also. The staircase itself also gets pretty filthy by four o'clock. Those looking for a quiet romantic passeggiata should look elsewhere.

Dress Code: "I fichetti", the Italian word for people who dress to the nines to go out, are kind of unwelcome here. Dress casual or go out of your way to look a little militant and you'll fit right in.

Directions: West of Piazza Universita', at Via Crociferi.
Theme: Eating and Drinking

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Apr 16, 2004
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