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Piazza Pio II

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Lovely example of Renaissance charm

Pienza was one of my favourite little towns in Tuscany. Piazza Pio ll is small and surrounded by beautiful buildings. On one side you have the Cathedral with it's travertine... read more

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Fredericton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pienza was one of my favourite little towns in Tuscany. Piazza Pio ll is small and surrounded by beautiful buildings. On one side you have the Cathedral with it's travertine facade. In front of the Piccolomini Palace is a well with the coat of arms of the royal family. On the left of the cathedral is the Palasso Borgio which... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pieneza, Italy is my favorite famous little town to visit. I absolutely loved all the history, the duomo, the views from the back side of the shops, the people and how well preserved it is.

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Esslingen am Neckar, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Piazzo Pio II is one of the famous town squares in Italy and a product of the genius of Renaissance. Sitting down there, looking to the people, eating an ice cream or a porchetta. Perfect!

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Kings Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can't believe you are standing in a location so exceptional and historic, yet accessible and well preserved. Just walk the ways, stop for a coffee or wine and watch the beautiful people go by, buy a wheel of cheese after tasting many, and bring home the most beautiful linen textiles you have ever seen.

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Zabbar, Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The piazza is really cool and small but it is surrounded with beautiful buildings one of which being the duomo and even the well which is found on the right part of the piazza.

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Gdynia, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very nice piazza and historical town center in general. Definitely worth seeing. Two issues though - if you do not plan to have a lunch/dinner or shopping run (meh...), exploring the whole center will take you something like an hour. And since it is often recommended to be visited, it will not be a contemplation-rich hour.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

We did not have any plans of visiting Pienza. But as we drove through the lovely golden fields of Tuscany we came across this lovely little old town. Spent a few hours there walking about, taking in the sights, enjoying some good food and wine. The Piazza was atypical of piazzas in such towns and very pretty. Enjoyed visiting this... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Not knowing much about Pienza before we arrived the beauty of the piazza blew us away. Very different to other Italian towns we have visited and well worth the trip.

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sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

This piazza is lovely, as is Pienza! It is hard to miss, and is definitely worth seeing. Very photogenic.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Then continue on to visit the museum containing the world-famous 14th-century cope and mitre in English embroidery

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