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Nice central square

The pretty Piazza Matteotti, lined with beautiful palaces and houses all around its perimeter. At... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2019
Vicenza, Italy
Great place for an Aperol

I think almost everyone we saw in the square at the outdoor cafes must have been sipping and... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
Paul h
Adelaide, Australia
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Piazza San Giacomo, 33100 Udine, Italy
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Reviewed January 25, 2019

The pretty Piazza Matteotti, lined with beautiful palaces and houses all around its perimeter. At its center stands a renaissance fountain and column and on its western side stands the Church of S Giacomo which originally gave its name to the square

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed October 22, 2018

I think almost everyone we saw in the square at the outdoor cafes must have been sipping and aperol. Gorgeous architecture and lovely piazza

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul h
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

A friendly and welcoming square that offers you the chance to enjoy a refreshing drink as you watch the world go by or to shop at the myriad of shops that surround the square.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank erimino
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Not the most spectacular square I have seen in Europe but certainly, one that still holds your attention. Old buildings decorate the four sides of the square and sheltering in the lee of these buildings are a variety of shops, cafes and restaurants. Certainly, add...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank akmacca
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Piazza San Giacomo is a Hopping Square with restaurants and places to have drinks. Great setting. Great People watching!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MikeN660
Reviewed June 27, 2018

wandering through the streets in the center of Udine, you are bound to arrive at this large square. All around, there are old buildings, as well as an old church. Locals gather in the evening for the evening walk, children play on the (slightly elevated)...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Garfield963
Reviewed May 15, 2018

plenty of places to sit and enjoy the sun in the later afternoon or mid morning. Great place to have a morning coffee or an afternoon aperitivo. Worth a visit

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Eugenio_aus_Wien
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Piazza San Giacomo offers everything what you can expect from an Italian square. The "living room" atmosphere, the square lined with historic buildings, with a 16th century church, Chiesa di San Giacomo, thrown in and more bars and cafes with outdoor seating than you can...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

This is the central square in Udine . Great place to sit in sun and have drink or coffee and watch the people .

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Chuck414
Reviewed February 20, 2018

This is the place to go on a Saturday night in Udine. There are lots of things going on, and people out socializing during their evening strolls. Be careful of the young ones on their skateboards and bicycles as they don't really watch out for...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Professor04
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