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Begun in 1876, this scenic square features a monument called "Weaver," which commemorates the 25th anniversary of Rome as a capital of the state, plus other important structures including the Teatro Adriano and Chiesa Valdese, built in a curious mix...more
Como, Italy
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All reviews gelateria meeting point an ice skating rink place to sit and enjoy lots of shops central square gelato narrow streets nice view of lake glass of wine lake como cafes and restaurants train station sunny day town vendors life
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The piazza links the lake side area with the enormously impressive cathedral. There are loads of restaurants and some rather expensive shops here, but at the time we visited there were a number of young musicians entertaining the crowds, so we enjoyed the music.

Thank John A
Reviewed September 14, 2018

This square has a few restaurants around it and at night it comes alive with musicians and the ubiquitous rose sellers. This year it's plastic orbs on a stick that have twinkly lights that kids like and straw hats. There are even sellers of selfie...More

Thank maggie2791
Reviewed September 10, 2018

This is the perfect spot to meet travelling companions. At foot of lake, near ferries, walking distance from funicular, and plenty of places to sit and enjoy a glass of wine while waiting.

Thank Greg B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is the main Piazza in Como Town affronting the lake and surrounded by shops, lakeside eateries and hotels.The views across the lake from the Piazza are outstanding and it the central focal point for most daily activities. The public lake transport boats also depart...More

Thank RAJ P
Reviewed August 20, 2018

This piazza is surrounded by eating places and view! It is directly situated in front of the harbour so it makes a good meeting point for groups or family. There is a nice view of the bay from the piazza.

Thank poolofjello
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

I would recommend going round . Some good buildings and get a feel for the town Lots of shops and interesting buildings

Thank jebuc
Reviewed July 14, 2018

It's where you'll find restaurants, gelateria, and nice view of Lake Como. Across from the Piazza is the ferry terminal to Lake Como.

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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Visited Como from Milan via train. Approximately one (1) hour journey at about €4 one way. Check the schedule of trains as some 8nly take 37 minutes. Great Piazza to just sit and unwind enjoying a drink and people watching in the summer. Better planning...More

Thank Jeffthehangman
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

So beautiful place!!! If you ever been at Milano you should visit Como Lake and definitely make a tour arround the lake!! Torno was my favorite!

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Reviewed June 10, 2018

Basically Como is a place which everybody should visit, even staying in Milan for few days. It's only 1h trip by train (starting from 4,5 EUR one way) but completely chcanging your experiance after beying in Milan. Stunning views, cristal water of the lake, beautiful...More

Thank Pawel K
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