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Piazza Anfiteatro

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Address: Lucca, Italy
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This city square is built on an ancient Roman amphitheater situated in the...

This city square is built on an ancient Roman amphitheater situated in the heart of Lucca's historical center.

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Amazing oval square

Built upon Roman amphitheatre, hence its oval design, slightly tatty but atmospheric, a must to visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Built upon Roman amphitheatre, hence its oval design, slightly tatty but atmospheric, a must to visit.

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Dijon, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice place to go. Extremely touristic of course. If you expect to find more authentic restaurants, go elsewhere.

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Kingsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were here in August and were lucky enough to be staying quite near the anfiteatro - we ate dinner in some of the restaurants here and one night there was a concert and what a great atmosphere that was! By night or day it had a great feel to it..we enjoyed hanging out here! There are also some shops... More 

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Bedfordshire UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lots of restaurants and similar and a nice place to just hang out. Just soak up the sunshine a watch the world go by

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my fiancé had dinner here and it was very charming. Great place to people watch and the restaurants are not over priced.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place in the evening in the cool of the day, just to sit down and relax. Filled with loads of restaurants where you can sit out. Pity there is not more public bench seating.

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Willenhall, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a lovely little place where you can eat and drink and watch the world go by. Free wifi in most places. Its uniqueness is due to the fact it is a round piazza I guess. Either way, it's a nice place to go.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You should see this little quaint square when visiting the old part of Lucca. Shaped like a Roman amphitheatre, hence the name, it is surrounded by cafés and restaurants, and it's a good place to have a drink, ice cream or snack....

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are planning to visit in the months of January - April you can just skip it or be prepared to find all shop closed and the piazza deserted at all times of the day as we tried visiting in the morning, afternoon and night as was always vacant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Overall: head towards the arena and you won't be disappointed. Positives: - lovely feel to the place, warm, friendly and somewhere you can sit and watch the world go by - interesting architecture - filled with loads of cafes and restaurants around the edge at very reasonable prices - lots of shops of all types set into the houses Negatives:... More 

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