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This city square is built on an ancient Roman amphitheater situated in the heart of Lucca's historical center.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oval shape” (20 reviews)
“watch the world” (44 reviews)
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Lucca, Italy
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"roman amphitheater"
in 53 reviews
"oval shape"
in 20 reviews
"watch the world"
in 44 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 15 reviews
"lots of restaurants"
in 30 reviews
"flower market"
in 11 reviews
"people watching"
in 52 reviews
"great place to people watch"
in 14 reviews
"glass of wine"
in 32 reviews
"beautiful square"
in 13 reviews
"roman times"
in 15 reviews
"gelato"
in 35 reviews
"lovely atmosphere"
in 12 reviews
"gelateria"
in 15 reviews
"via fillungo"
in 12 reviews
"narrow streets"
in 12 reviews
"old city"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely piazza, personally I think it’s a bit exaggerated in its ‘roman-ness’ but it is still a lovely place to soak up some toscan atmosphere, which sadly means quite touristy in summer ... had a good lunch, albeit pricey compared to other places, then strolled...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a historical place, nice forms. Visit the place, make nice photos, but not eat there. Overprices compared to the other places and restaurants in the city. Try the local restaurant! It worth to do!

Thank Katalin H
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Trad Lucca but not eat there. It's too tourist. Visit, take some photos but try the local spots. Nice view.

Thank George S
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Way too many stores and restaurants, most quite overpriced compared to what you can get just a few minutes away from it. Worth it if you want some quick shopping and don't want to stroll around looking for food, else, a disappointment.

Thank tatasz
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Reviewed 1 week ago

great for lunch, for dinner or just browsing the shops, the amphitheatre is a walk in history and the story of how it was formed and the nearby church well worth investigating

Thank WallaceBluemonday
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful piazza in the heart of Lucca. Try the restaurant Grotta for some fab local dishes all made with local ingredients. Beautiful way to spend an evening soaking up the atmosphere of Lucca.

Thank LoveLifeLiveLife
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Former Roman amphitheatre became housing area! Lots of good bars and restaurants. Best to explore Lucca by bike as its flat and easy to pedal.

Thank John B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to have dinner at one of the many restaurants that circle the Piazza. Pleasant environment for a meal.

Thank John M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow over-hyped or what? It may be the site of a ancient Roman Amphitheatre, but apart from the shape of the 'square' bieng 'oval' there is not a trace left to give this fact away. The architecture is nondescript compared to the medieval buildings all...More

Thank Essex123
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The amphitheatre is a central place to eat in Lucca. Lots of restaurants serving food and drinks throughout the full day. It has a good market in its centre on a Friday. Worth a visit for that alone.

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April 14, 2017|
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Response from Christopher T | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I hope I am not too late with this. We travelled by car so cannot comment on the public transport other than to say that I know others who have used trains without problems. The main Piazza are both worth a visit, as is... More
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Angela6519
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Response from Salvin0 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, thank you for asking the questions. I can only give you what my wife and I enjoyed, having stayed in Lucca for one whole month. First of all, Best non-tourist place to eat is outside the ancient walls. Catch a taxi or... More
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