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“Great People Watching” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Piazza della Repubblica

Piazza della Repubblica
Florence, Italy
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Ranked #64 of 213 Attractions in Florence
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: People-watching
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Owner description: This square marks the ancient heart of Florence and is the site of the Giubbe Rosse café where intellectuals and artists met in the early years of the 20th century.
Chicago, Illinois
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“Great People Watching”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

Piazza della Republicca doesn't have any significant history or sightseeing associated with it, but it is convenient to lots of shopping.

It's also the site of 4 well-known cafes. We had a great time sitting in the cafes, drinking coffee, and eating yummy pastries while enjoying the always interesting parade of people in the piazza. There is also a carousel in the piazza that young children enjoy.

Visited October 2012
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“Center of the city and full of life”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

We have found ourselves often in the Piazza Repubblica as it is on the way to most everything. It is the center of big name shops and has its fill of places to eat and drink. The carousel is fun to watch. Yet, the reason we liked it so much, was the way it comes alive in a wonderful way at night. During the day it is tourists and folks setting out to find bargains (there are not many of those) and people just passing through. At night, the buildings and the lights have their own magic. The musicians are great to hear and there are often events going on in the center. We enjoyed over priced wine (you pay for the view too) while drinking in Florence.

Visited September 2012
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“Amazing place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012 via mobile

Nice place surrounding with a lot of shops and nearby some sightseeings like ponte vocchi bridge and domo

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“Cafes Galore”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

This piazza has lots of inviting cates. It is a great place to have a nice lunch. In the evening there is entertainment. It seems we always found our way to Piazza della Repubblica!!

Visited October 2012
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“Great ambiance”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

love this piazza because of it's atmosphere. Nice shops, nice outdoor (but covered) cafes and restaurants, lots of people, carousel for the kids (beautiful carousel) and local artits (painters, musician) well worth seeing and hearing. Just loved RomDraculas (3 Romanian gypsies playing violin, guitar and cello. Bought their CD! Great music to take home

Visited October 2012
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