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Piazza dei Signori

Padua, Italy
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Ranked #4 of 83 attractions in Padua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 NEW

In the morning it is full of market stalls and in the evening the piazza is full with tables and chairs of surrounding cafes. You can hardly appreciate the piazza.

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Bend, Oregon
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

During the day it is great place to be to shop the surrounding business's. At night - have dinner in a wonderful café and then take a passagio around the square as you feast on the best Italian gelato ever!!

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Jerusalem, Israel
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81 reviews 81 reviews
28 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

In the summertime it is very nice to go for a late night drink here in the great piazza among the dozens of tables with hundreds and thousands of young people just chatting about. But don't come here for the food - it's nothing to write about and most places don't even serve it. Grab something to eat somewhere else... More

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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Lots of eating and drinking establishments, which are particularly busy in the evenings - although not too late, due to local residents' complaints. Has a clothing market during the day, which rather spoils the layout. Overall, very historic and a good place to sit, eat, drink and watch the workings of the clock.

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Australia
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223 reviews 223 reviews
74 attraction reviews
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This is a beautiful piazza that has been put to use to make the most of it. In the morning the markets spread out over a number of piazzas including this one. Very good markets, too. In the middle of the day they are dismantled and it is a wonderful area to stroll and take in the beauty and the... More

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Padua, Italy
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331 reviews 331 reviews
61 attraction reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Its the same place , but it offers so many different things depending on the time of the day. In the morning there are the markets , then when they shut up and move out the tables and chairs come out onto the square.People take apparetivos in the evening time while they eat crisps . The gypsy musicians sing songs... More

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Finland
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102 reviews 102 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

A great place to sit outside in the square, and/or people-watch. Surrounded by restaurants, cafés, and gelatterias. We really liked walking and hang around Piazza delle Erbe.

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Centrally located, easy access to anywhere in padova. Nice cafés, bars, pizzeria and saleable distance for shopping area

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Padua, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I really like walking around this Piazza Dei Signori.... I heard its name comes from old times when gentlemen used to meet every day, over there. Its been always a place to meet as it is till now, with many caffe shops and tables were you can enjoy the Italian daily life style of drinking a good coffee meanwhile relaxing... More

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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235 reviews 235 reviews
50 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I came to this square around sunset time to have dinner. After the dinner, the outside was already dark and the large clock with lit-up was beautiful. Padova has several must-see places, and this square is one of them.

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