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Piazza del Comune

Piazza del Comune, Assisi, Italy
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Ranked #14 of 43 Attractions in Assisi
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Owner description: This lively and well-preserved square is the heart of Assisi's social, cultural and political life.
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Owner description: This lively and well-preserved square is the heart of Assisi's social, cultural and political life.

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Pretoria
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142 reviews 142 reviews
78 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Situated in the centre of Assisi, this a great place to sit and take in a glass of wine, coffee and food at one of the street café/restaurants as you wander through the streets of Assisi. The piazza has the Temple of Minerva, dating back to the Romans and worth looking in. There is a wonderful old fountain to view... More 

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San Clemente, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Great location, no traffic in piazza, plenty of places for a snack or glass of wine, easy access to a variety of shops. Can get crowded.

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Centreville, Virginia
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290 reviews 290 reviews
205 attraction reviews
200 helpful votes 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

As we traveled to Assisi by car, we chose to park at the top of the town at Piazza Matteotti(underground parking cooler in hot weather and 1.20€/hour) and walk down hill to the tourist attractions. The Piazza del Comune is one third of the way down the hill and a great place to grab a drink, get a town map... More 

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The Piazza was not as interesting as others in Umbria, particularly in Todi. Not one to go out of the way to see.

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Cape Town
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Centrally situated in the magical walled city of Assisi is this piazza. It is small and somewhat intimate ringed with open air restaurants, gelatarias, and wine bars. The ancient Roman temple of Minerva stands guard at one end and there is a delightful old fountain at the other. You have the information bureau there as well as the underground Roman... More 

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Lake Placid, Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I enjoyed this town square. From the center of it, you are surrounded by Temple of Minerva, a nice tourist info.office at the far end, an attractive water fountain, stone roads, and buildings. Good place to find a bench and sit for a break. Bottega dei Sapori has good take-out porchetta sandwiches and is located near Temple of Minerva. Grab... More 

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Waco,
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The central location from which all the streets run. St Francis' Basilica is one direction and St. Clare's is the opposite. Great location to relax between walks and enjoy coffee and gelato. Be prepared to do a LOT of walking up and down hills and brick stairs when you leave the only flat place. Views are well worth it! Central... More 

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Perth, Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
33 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

A great spot to buy a few local foods or crafts down any of the streets emerging from this square, but it's underneath where the Roman foundations of this town have been partially excavated, that the history comes to life. Pretty fountain, very cute streets, Tuscan grub - what more is there?

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High River, Canada
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128 reviews 128 reviews
44 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

Like people watching - this is the perfect venue. There's even transportation! Gelato y cafe can be had in many places need this piazza.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This is the place where the town comes to live, where concerts and attractions happens and people get together to socialize.

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