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Piazza Anfiteatro

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Address: Lucca, Italy
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Description: This city square is built on an ancient Roman amphitheater situated in the...
This city square is built on an ancient Roman amphitheater situated in the heart of Lucca's historical center.
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The place to go for lunch

Get off the busy Via Filungo and have lunch at one of the places in the Anfiteatro, built on the site of the Roman amphitheater. There's always great people watching (and dog... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Get off the busy Via Filungo and have lunch at one of the places in the Anfiteatro, built on the site of the Roman amphitheater. There's always great people watching (and dog watching and pigeon watching), and occasionally musicians wander in to play. There are five or six outdoor eateries, all about the same (we like Pane and Vino), and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Wander around the small intertwining streets and come back to Piazza to rest, drink coffee and people watch. A lovely relaxing area

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

lovely location in the town but 5 euro for a coffee in the piazza! They saw us (and every other tourist) coming. All the shops are in on it too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This is a lovely place to sit, drink and people watch. There is a 'husband day care centre'.....a pub with sofa and tv so you can go shopping in the many boutique shops that wrap the piazza.

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Chennai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

-- This place in Lucca is OK only (there are many places to see in Lucca, so if you do not have time for this, never mind ) - May be you can spend some time here ,people watching. - Lots of shops and eating places in this place.(looks like it is a bit over priced here) - I got... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We visited the Piazza Anfiteatro several times.... it was a wonderful place to sit,soak up the atmosphere and enjoy a coffee or wine! Thoroughy enjoyed spending time there just relaxing in such a great Piazza.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This was originally an amphitheater but is now a circle of shops and restaurants. It's worth a stroll through the city to have a look though as this is a different shopping experience from the rest of Lucca old town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A return visit to Lucca, and nearing lunch we centred upon this area. We sat eating and drinking watching all the hustle and bustle. It became more of a rush when the heavy rain started, but did not worry some folk who just carried on taking photos. If you are in this area Lucca is a must, a muddle of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Lucca, a wonderful little place we've heard many people tell us of its beauty. I found it a little average to be honest, great for ticking of places you've visited but I'm guessing one visit is ample. The anfiteatro is a lovely place to relax and enjoy an ice cream, as we did as well as some great people watching.... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Great place to visit, have lunch or dinner and enjoy watching city life. We stopped at one of the outside restaurants for lunch and enjoyed the view, situations, people walking by - both locals and turists.

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