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Piazza Grande, 41121, Modena, Italy
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

The square is located in the historic center of Modena and probably by bus from the station you get off here and the square will be your starting point to the various landmarks. Here are the cathedral Duomo di Modena ant the tower Ghirlandina. There...More

Thank Iamivo
Reviewed December 26, 2016

Historical cathedral, Middle Age masterpiece of architect Lanfranco, Romanesque style. Also the square is wonderful, in particular the bar in the colonnade, Highly reccomended.

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Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit to soak in the atmosphere and see the cathedral and other buildings all around. Recommended for a few hours.

Thank LancasterRoamer
Reviewed November 7, 2016

You will probably pass thru it several times as you walk around the old city, but as a destination, it is nothing special. It offers good views of the Duomo and other buildings.

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Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

When you visit this city, this is a place you have to go. It's a great area to see and I would say the "central hub" of the city. It was just enjoyable to sit and watch people and visit the local shops and sights....More

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Modena to know: the best method is to visit it: in addition to the Cathedral you can admire the Palazzo Ducale, seat of the Military, the house of the Ducal Garden, the many churches and squares in the center, the Galleria Estense, the Estense Library...More

Thank 369Ale
Reviewed September 5, 2016

The Piazza Grande went through a clean up and refurbishment, and it is now very pretty. We also found it to be rather quiet on a Thursday in August.

Thank LMZV
Reviewed September 5, 2016

Not much to say about the square as they were preparing for the annual Pavorotti concert so not really able to appreciate it fully. However it certainly does not have the wow factor of other Piazza's in Italy. The Duomo looks precarious in the way...More

Thank GeGa
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

The most important square to see in Modena. I'd say, it's the heart of the city. This must be the first place to see in Modena, definitely

Thank Marco G
Reviewed August 25, 2016

A lovely piazza in a lovely town! We really enjoyed our day trip and would not hesitate to return to spend a bit longer.

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Julia B
May 29, 2015|
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This place is in the centre of Modena, a vero nice city near Bologna. You can reach This place travelling from Milan to Rome by train.
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