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Piazza dei Signori

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Address: Padua, Italy
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Very Busy With Market Day

We were lucky as it was market day on the Piazza, so not only did we see the historical buildings and shops but also shopped the market. Many shops to browse and good gelato to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We were lucky as it was market day on the Piazza, so not only did we see the historical buildings and shops but also shopped the market. Many shops to browse and good gelato to eat. I had vanilla, and my spouse had chocolate/raspberry.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We enjoyed much time here shopping and sampling the many restaurants, gelato, and spritzes. Close walk to many stores and tons of al fresco seating.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

You have to look at the architecture of this piazza as it is different with every building. In the middle is a range of restaurants but look around at the very interesting buildings. A must see.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We visited in the evening, just after a bit of a thunderstorm... the tables were all out and some occupied, but not very busy.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

As the nearby Piazza dell Erbe and Piazza della Frutta (separately listed) this square is a place with great vitality, not just a monument, but where Padua citizens live their town centre. A crowded market covers the square in daytime on Saturdays and in the evenings, many bars, pubs, restaurants keep it bustling, especially in summer with hundreds of tables... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

During nice weather, all of the surrounding bars and restaurants set up tables in the Piazza. It is the very best alfresco dining and drinking in Italy. Kids run around going crazy, guys and girls and their bachelor/bachelorate parties meander the streets. If its not cold or raining, its one of my favorite places in Italy. Highly, Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

one of the highlights in padova, this square has the main biulding and several cafeterias, also many souvenirs stores. one of the biuldings you can also visit a small exposition and take some pictures from the above.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We found this piazza to be more engaging and more filled with local folks and students than the others nearby. People were friendly and the atmosphere was casual. We watched a graduation "ceremony" for a fellow who had finished law school. It's possible that my positive impression of this piazza has something to do with the fact that it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

It would be so easy to get caught in the industrial and business side of Padua, need to get some balance to understand the town's history and this is one good example.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This is only 1 room but what a room!!! It is the biggest freestanding hall from the mediaeval period and is covered, walls and ceiling, with fascinating frescoes in great condition. There is also an amazing wooden horse sculpture from the 14th century which could be new. When you walk in, it looks lifesize but when you walk to that... More 

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Address: Address: Padua, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Padua  >  Padua

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