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Nice old gate

The street itself i snothing special, but you enter the city through the old city gate and you are... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2018
Budapest, Hungary
The real Lucca

There is so much to see and feel on this street that you can't walk down it without flashing back... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2017
michael p
Atlanta, Georgia
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17 Jul 2018
“Nice old gate”
19 Nov 2017
“The real Lucca”
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of the city gates that you drive through or walk through to enter old Lucca, The Medieval city. Once you wander in, you feel transported back in time.

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The two-part street, going from the Piazza Varanini to Via della Rosa, is named after the moat (“fosso”) that goes adjacent to the road at the south side of the street and was once an additional protection along the walls that surround the city. It...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2018

The street itself i snothing special, but you enter the city through the old city gate and you are in another century.

1  Thank 545medva
Reviewed June 26, 2018

One of the gates to the city. We entered in here to find parking. If you walk thru the gate you can get an idea of the width of this giant wall the encompasses the beautiful city.

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Reviewed June 8, 2018

One of the gates to this old city. All you need to know is look up when underneath and walking through. Nothing else to be said.

Thank mcscary1
Reviewed February 28, 2018

You walk into the old city and back ikn time. Lucca is a stop you must make to see the Italy of old. No other place, maybe Siena, has this contrast.

Thank M Richard M
Reviewed November 19, 2017

There is so much to see and feel on this street that you can't walk down it without flashing back to the days when it was built. It's a great time warp.

Thank michael p
Reviewed September 12, 2017

our apartment was just round the corner from here so we went a few times. the port gates are very impressive, don't forget to look up at the painted vault ceiling. my favourite bit is the small river, surprisingly abundant in life. i counted five...More

Thank teri s
Reviewed April 8, 2017

A really nice walk along a historic, picturesque street with lots to look at and admire. Lucca is full of history and beauty and this is just one of many examples.

1  Thank ElsieFEdinburgh
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Our rental apartment is near the far end by porta San Jacapo and we ride our bikes along Via Fosse numerous times a day. I enjoy watching the water levels change.....the pigeons bathe.....people sitting on its walls talking and enjoying life.....flowers blooming out of the...More

1  Thank sealights99
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