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Piazza Maggiore

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Address: Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
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Nice piazza to relax a bit and admire Neptune and the architecture around. You'll find the tourism office at the building in the center, that's helpful. There's a fountain where... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Sao Paulo, SP
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Sao Paulo, SP
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Nice piazza to relax a bit and admire Neptune and the architecture around. You'll find the tourism office at the building in the center, that's helpful. There's a fountain where you can refresh or just have a drink.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful piazza.The statue of Neptune is the main attraction.It is quiet and clean.Off the side streets are many stores.Better bring your wallet because they are high end!

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

I just love piazza Maggiore. Not too far from it, under the portici in via Dè Musei it is possible to have a nice cocktail and good food ...

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Bologna, Italy
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Here in Piazza Maggiore you can feel at home or, better, in one of the best places you have ever been. It's the italian atmosphere, it's the italian glamour, it's the italian style, all together. You can see nice architecture in every corner, you can see the magnificent Trito, you can see the impressin Cathedral or Palazzo d'Accursio, of course,... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

It is a very beautiful Italian square. If you are in Bologna, you have to pass by. It is a lovely place to see the culture and architecture.

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Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

many stores in the neighborhood, however don't search for any good souvenir stores. there aren't any big ones.

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Bologna, Italy
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I live in this town and I walk through this place everyday and everyday I have the same sensation of space, history, richness and melancholy. I am addicted to Piazza Maggiore, especially during winter nights.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Piazza Maggiore ( Great Square) is a place where living is easy and people smiling to you. Dont miss it wehen in Bologna

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Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I love the typical red/brown colours that characterise the surrounding buildings and I like how the little narrow streets nearby end up in this big open space.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

So lovely of a place where the locals hang out on a weekend afternoon. Enjoyed watching the "bubble" man blowing giant bubbles for the local children who laughed and played. And in the evening, a romantic walk through the piazza with the moonlight over the Basilica.

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