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Centro Storico

Corso Bernardino Telesio, Cosenza, Italy
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Ranked #3 of 12 attractions in Cosenza
Type: Architectural Buildings
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Lund, Sweden
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147 reviews 147 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We took a nice walk up to the cathedral and the old town in Cosenza. It is very interesting and not at all touristy. However, they have a severe garbage problem so I can imaging that it does not smell very nice when it is warmer. We had a nice walk and a coffee at the historic café behind the... More

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

The historic centre of Cosenza has the close together, 3-4 story ancient apartment complexes similar to other old cities. But, it is not touristy and kitchy like Florence and Rome. I loved it, it is rough around the edges with locals walking the streets instead of other tourists.

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Sharpsburg, Maryland USA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

If anyone thinks the "touristy" areas are the only places to see in Italy, you are sadly mistaken !!! Southern Italy is STUNNING !!!!! Gorgeous landscapes, warm, wonderful, hospitable people, fantastic food, etc, etc...... Centro Storico (the ancient part) of Cosenza is a MUST see !!!!! You'll feel as if you've stepped back in time several centuries. Winding, narrow streets,... More

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vancouver, canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Cosenza hasn't been discovered. The old town is interesting, great cafes and not a tourist to be found. Lots of hills so wear good walking shoes.

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