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Address: Piazza Grande, Arezzo, Italy
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Activities: Shopping, Walking
Description: The spacious and lovely main square features the Town Hall, which dates...
The spacious and lovely main square features the Town Hall, which dates back to the 6th century.
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Beautiful, majestic square

This is one of the great piazzas of Italy. In a way it is similar to the most famous Piazza del Campo in Siena but with far less tourists and commercial activities. It is circled... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Cleveland, Oh
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282 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is one of the great piazzas of Italy. In a way it is similar to the most famous Piazza del Campo in Siena but with far less tourists and commercial activities. It is circled by majestic palazzi and churches and, reflecting that Arezzo is built on a steep hill, the square has a slope. A couple of times each... More 

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Northern Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This piazza exceeded my expectations. As a recent reviewer commented, it can easily compete with piazzas in Florence. The buildings are magnificent. We visited on a Saturday and witnessed the wonderful antiques market. We love the film 'Life is Beautiful' and it was great to see where it was filmed in the flesh.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Not as touristy as Siena's square, has a really special feeling. We recognised it from the scenes of "life is beautiful" by Benigni. If Arezzo is on your way do not miss - even for half a day

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We loved Arezzo with it's hustle and bustle. The fantastic sights in the old city are in such contrast to the business center of the city. It was our favorite city in Tuscany and we wished we could have spent more time there.

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Luxembourg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Really nice, can compete with other main squares of towns in Tuscany, such as Siena. Take a seat in one of the trattorias and enjoy the view.

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

if you want Toscana, this is it! history from top to bottom and every inch in between. Piazza Grande offers an incredible view of visual delight just as you may have invisioned. With restaurants and cafes dotting the square, I advise to take a seat and truly soak in the views. i highly recommend a stop at La Lancia D'Oro,... More 

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Bacau, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

If you want to take a few step back in time, where you can find and feel the history and the culture of Arezzo.

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Arezzo, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Favourite place to get the atmosphere of the old town, you will love it!!! Sit down and relax and enjoy this site!

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Oak Park, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This is near Santa Francesco church so there are lots of shops and restaurants in this area. Fun place to people watch.

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Belfast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We had parked on the edge of the town and walked in, one Sunday. Coming down a dark narrow street which then suddenly opened out on the Piazza Grande was a breath-taking experience. We ended up taking Sunday lunch at one of the restaurants in the arcade which runs along one side of the Piazza, while we were entertained by... More 

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Address: Piazza Grande, Arezzo, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Arezzo  >  Arezzo

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