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Address: Piazza Grande, Arezzo, Italy
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The spacious and lovely main square features the Town Hall, which dates...

The spacious and lovely main square features the Town Hall, which dates back to the 6th century.

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Amazing Piazza

As described by most travelling guidebooks, this is one of the most beautiful Piazza in Italy, with all historic buildings in various style. Full of history, charming.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As described by most travelling guidebooks, this is one of the most beautiful Piazza in Italy, with all historic buildings in various style. Full of history, charming.

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Acworth, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Piazza Grande is a lovely square - lots of shops, cafes, etc. around it. On a nice day you can sit outside at a cafe with a nice glass of wine and enjoy the view of history around you. A great mix of architectural eras and styles, it is a must when visiting Arezzo. A bit of a walk from... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

One of the best medieval squares in Italy. The best part is that it's titled! It could be a little overcrowded in the morning because of the market.

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Arezzo's piazza grande offers pleasant options for a day out, especially during the saracino times of the year but always offers a dip into medieval times connecting most old parts of the city.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

Got there with the family, to check out the amazing marker coming from the northern part of Italy. A lot of fabulous little shops and small kitchens able to cook home made pastries from the Dolomites. Great atmosphere, great organisation, feels like the best Christmas ever

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Lesmo, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

It is a very beautiful square surrounded by different kind of buildings: palaces, towers and churches. In June and in September it hosts the famous medioeval tournament known as the Giostra del Saracino. There are nice bars and restaurants where you can relax and admire this beautiful place.

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Arezzo, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

Worthwhile visiting such a different sloping Piazza and enjoying the ambience while having a coffee, or a meal, or a drink. We've done all three because it's such a lovely place.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

The constellation of edifices and their once upon a time intended usage is a charge. The slope and not yet the bustling shops, leaves this piaza as a large area as a piazza should be. Turn a corner and it is interesting again.

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

We sat in one of the bars here on many occasions, sipping wine, prosecco or limoncello - depending on the time of day or our mood. This is Tuscany - you can feel the history, sense the stories of the inhabitants. You'll want to return.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Piazza Grande is the beautyful medieval square in the city, opening behind the 13th century Romanesque apse of Santa Maria della Pieve. It has a sloping pavement in red brick with limestone geometrical lines. Once the main marketplace of the city, it is currently the site of the Giostra del Saracino, a summer medioeval tournament ("Joust of the Saracen").

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