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Beautiful

Lovely in the winter when it's quiter ,lovely in the summer when it bursts with life.Beautiful... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2018
sanja j
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Castiglione Delle Stiviere, Italy
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Beauty by the lake!

Beautiful piazza in Riva del Garda with a lovely view of the waterfront. There are plenty of cafes... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
294maritzag
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Miami, Florida
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Formerly called Piazza Granda and then Piazza Benacense, this piazza is the heart of both the old and modern town. It is the location for the Office of the Podestà and the Town Hall, the Torre Apponale a several houses of the nobility. The arcades...more
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All reviews watch the world lovely square people watching hotel sole cafes and restaurants great spot to sit fantastic atmosphere street musicians favorite drink gelato limone and malcesine admire the view few hours lovely view lake garda backdrop pigeons
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Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Lovely in the winter when it's quiter ,lovely in the summer when it bursts with life.Beautiful architecture all around coupled with a nice lake view.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sanja j
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Beautiful piazza in Riva del Garda with a lovely view of the waterfront. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants to enjoy a gelato or sip your favorite drink while basking in the fantastic atmosphere. In the evening you can enjoy free music from street...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 294maritzag
Reviewed October 2, 2018

A place to while away a few hours watching the boats on the Lake.Many good eating places. Our highlight was listening to the Street musicians on a Evening... Peaceful, safe and quiet

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank heblady
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Fantastic atmosphere, especially at night with the buskers singing. Right on the lake and surrounded by old palazzas.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank martha127
Reviewed September 29, 2018

The square is clean, police patrol regularly. Street entertainment provided. Good selection of restaurants and one side of square faces Lake Garda. Caution needed as speeding cyclists through the day and evening cross the square. Square has an historic tower in one corner, 2€ to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

I heartily agree with all the reviews saying that this is a great spot to sit and relax and watch the world go by. However, for me my favourite time in the square is in the evening. There are frequently buskers in the square providing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Karen B
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Caught the local bus here from Limone, and stopped in the square for a snack and to admire the view. Stunning! The children loved watching the ducks too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NR99
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Very worth while as there is a lovely view round the harbour. After walking to the top you can requench your thirst by having a cool drink in one of the many places in the harbour.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank annem6432
Reviewed August 3, 2018

FBulous bars, always something to watch going on. A great place for a spot of people watching whilst relaxing with a drink.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

The tour bus driver claimed this is one of the finest town squares in world. I can't disagree. The cathedral sits on one side , the Market sets up in the square and surrounding streets and there are numerous restaurants/bars/coffee shops on the perimeter. A...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Pontyslot
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