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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 Christmas market

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rome, Italy
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

You just have to admire the builders of these old buildings! So sit in a nice cafeteria and just look around this beautiful piazza high up in the center of old town Arezzo.

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Cavriglia, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Who has seen the Roberto Benigni film "La Vita è Bella" will recognise Piazza Grande surrounded by the high-voulted Vassari Loggia with its restaurants and shops, and the beautiful13th century Romanesque apse of Santa Maria della Pieve in the background.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We stopped for an hour in Arezzo. The town is small and has less going for it than Siena or San Gimignano for example. The Piazza Grande, similarly is relatively less adorned than those in other Tuscan towns. For the purist it was one of the principle Etruscan settlements.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

We stay at La Corte Del Re and the windows of our room open onto the Piazza Grande - this is the center of life in Arezzo and where the movie "Its A Beautiful Life" was filmed. Surrounding the Piazza are restaurants on the loggia, coffee shops, antique stores, gift shops, an ancient stunning church & a Tribunal. In the... More 

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