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Piazza Bra, 37121, Verona, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice considering its the magnet in Verona - Very safe - heavy army and police presence - with no hastle from beggars etc - was a bit wary of eating here - but did in the end - inside in one of the restaurants...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sb33ry
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the Piazza Bra to be the vibrant active Heart of Verona, with its open space surrounded by shops, bars, restaurants, attractions and market. Take a seat at a bar & enjoy all of the activity. Ciao!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David B L
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great place to people watch and there is lots to see right around it...the arena, monuments and statues. Lots of places to get something to eat and/or drink.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank lcb5310
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Busting with activity and a central point for transportation and jumping on tours etc. Not as quaint as some of the smaller Piazzas but definitely worth walking through.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Phil H
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Piazza Bra is the highlight of Verona. Open air restaurants; plenty of seating; great people watching; wonderful ice cream. Easy access to downtown shopping and the arena. You cannot go wrong starting your visit to Verona in Piazza Bra.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank archben3
Reviewed December 20, 2018

A beautiful piazza with a Christmas Market and a great place to sit and drink a a coffee and watch the world go by

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Bob M
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Okay... this is just a plaza. Nothing more to note, but they have huge events, markets, and other goings on all the time. Beware the restaurants. Not bad, but over priced for the tourist trade. Go a block off the plaza and you’ll find many...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank randallblaum
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Inexpensive bars and restaurants outside the Arena in a crescent shape with pedestrian access only. Well recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank MysticMilo
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

We took the first train to Verona from Bologna and walked from the train station to Piazza Bra. The piazza was beautiful and with it being empty first thing in the morning, it gave us a better idea of what it looked like and how...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank buttercup1211
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the atmosphere in the evening with all the restaurants, people enjoying drinks, chatting, walking around etc. Nice place to sit and watch the crowds.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Betre9
January 15, 2018|
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Response from iliasmav | Reviewed this property |
You can buy a bus pass at the information desk at the station.
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JaneD1701
Wigan, United Kingdom
Day trip- 30th birthday itinerary & dinner recommendation (3 Replies)
We will be visiting Verona from Bologna for a day to celebrate my boyfriends 30th birthday next month (24/05). Our train arrives at 12.30pm & we would like to see as many of Veronas highlights as possible before getting the train back to Bologna at 9pm. I have put together a draft itinerary but could someone tell me if this is all do-able in the time we have please? We dont plan on spending too much time at each place, but would like to see the main sights & just wander through the streets...More
April 17, 2018|
Response fromTongo79|
Its rather busy for me. Be aware that from the train station to Piazza Bra it is about a 15-20 minute walk.