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“Big and central” 4 of 5 stars
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Piazza della Riforma
Piazza della Riforma, Lugano, Switzerland
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“Big and central”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This is one of the main squares in Lugano. there are coffe shops and restaurant, it i very close to the lake and to the main shops in Lugano.

Visited February 2014
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“Great!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Great! Great! Great! This is a beautiful and an excellent place to visit during the year! Lugano is a modern city, with beautiful people and good food.

Visited October 2013
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“The heart of Lugano”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

It is the very center of Lugano. Nice newly renovated buildings all around with a few cafes and restaurants. You can walk into the beautiful city hall building and see some pictures of the old town. From the piazza you can find all the major shops and department stores. You can see the lake too.
If you walk over to the next piazza, there is a church that is worth a visit. The traditional Lugano cafe (Munger) is just a few steps away.

Visited October 2013
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Ganey Tikva Israel
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“Lovely and lively”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We visited Lugano early October and it so happened that they celebrated their Autumn Wine Festival, (from October 4 to 6).
The nice square and the entire old city centre streets around it were very lively, full of live music, street food and merchandise, and also full of visitors, it felt like a carnival, people were happy, drinking, eating, singing, dancing, and shopping all around.
The place is full of nicely decorated shops and many restaurants and nice buildings, so it is also a good place to visit even while there is no festival.

Visited October 2013
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“Lugano's main sqaure”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This looks like the sort of place where Willam Tell shot his arrow through the apple on his son's head! Very Swiss and hence quite well kept with every building in its rightful place.

The City Hall of Lugano is the most impressive landmark here -- a quick visit inside is worthwhile. Some banks, a pharmacy, shops and nice cafes where we sat down to rest and enjoy a cappucino while watching a wedding party at City Hall. Several important shopping streets lead off the Piazza.

There is a farmer's market on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Visited August 2013
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