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Pleasant Piazza in the center of Domodossola

Small market in the morning during the week, pleasant bars and restaurants, typical Italian piazza... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TGSA
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Udon Thani, Thailand
5 stars square!

I think this place is super incredible; It feels like from an Alphine movie, where you can scroll... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
soehail
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small market in the morning during the week, pleasant bars and restaurants, typical Italian piazza, great beautiful old buildings.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TGSA
Reviewed August 18, 2018

I think this place is super incredible; It feels like from an Alphine movie, where you can scroll around and sit on the nice Piazza, looking towards the great surroundings. Especially great when in the winter, Magic expierence

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank soehail
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

A bustling heart of the old town, some lovely architecture and, in the mornings, local produce stalls. Great coffee places

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Spent the day in Domodossola and really enjoyed the Piazza. Happened upon the outdoor market and picked up some fruit and cheese, very reasonable. Wonderful large bookstore with very helpful staff.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LDSitalian
Reviewed November 6, 2017

A picturesque piazza.It is cool to think it was used to host trade fairs since the Middle Ages, uniting people from all over Mitteleuropa and the Italian Peninsula. Many bars and restaurants around it, where to have aperitivo or taste the local cheeses and salumi.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

We arrived late in the evening on a Friday on our way to Milano and were amazed to see how busy the square became - the later in the evening, the more people (mostly young) at different restaurants in the square. Next morning, a Saturday,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

The piazza is at the centre of the mediaeval part of Domodossola. Many of the buildings started life in the 14th century but have been added to or "modernised" in later centuries. Let's not get too techincal - just sit outside one of the bars...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 8, 2017

There is not much to see or do here. Maybe this is due to the saison. There is no choice of restaurants and shops are closed in the lunch hours till 3PM. It is a quiet square, but picturesque. I understandthat market days are busier!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 280brigit
Reviewed September 4, 2017

...what all the fuss is about. Yes, this is an Italian square with cafes and coffee shops. There is people watching involved, but I wouldn't say this is a "must do" or something unique to Domodossola.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JCW703
Reviewed August 25, 2017

Vive star this particular pentagonal Square , the Saturday Market is nere Frommental more than 1000 years. Plenty of bar and people lime a vacation place.

Date of experience: August 2017
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calimonkey
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Piazza del Mercato (2 Replies)
Looking under "Things to do" in Siena, I see a listing for a flea market at Piazza del Mercato, but there are no reviews or comments Can anyone tell me about it?
July 26, 2009|
Response fromtravelsitaly|
calimonkey, Sorry I don't remember a flea market just produce and flowers in the morning.
myra
Where to go for a Negroni Cocktail (8 Replies)
I will be meeting 2 women that I met via this website for dinner at Trattoria ZAZA at Piazza del Mercato Centrale 26/R, but we would like to meet for cocktails first. Please suggest a place nearby for a great Negroni cocktail. Any other suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
May 19, 2005|
Response fromLots66|
Gilli's in Piazza Republica a very traditional watering hole! Lovely atmosphere where you can sit outside and watch the world go by (and they make delicious negronis too!) or sit inside
spryfieldCanada
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winter in florence (12 Replies)
My wife and I are considering renting in the Piazza del Mercato Centrale area. While we have visited this area before we were wondering just how noisy/busy this area. We had just walked on the street in front of the market not really considering renting there in the future..but we do like to be where the action is.
February 16, 2013|
Response fromUncletomaso|
It actually varies from street to street and from block to block. For example, in the Via del Giglio, which feeds into the market from the south, there is constant hurley burley all day long, but it is perfectly quiet at night. On the other hand, the Via San Gallo, which comes into the market from the north, is very lively (read noisy) all day and late into the night. In short, you cannot generalize. If you want to be more specific, you might get more precise information.