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Piazza del Comune

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Address: Piazza del Comune, 06081, Assisi, Italy
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

This lively and well-preserved square is the heart of Assisi's social,...

This lively and well-preserved square is the heart of Assisi's social, cultural and political life.

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Can't miss this if you explore Assisi

This is the area in the heart of the town, can't really avoid visiting here if you explore Assisi. It's a nice square and has a unique sign depicting no picnicking on the stairs... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The square is a great place to sit and take a break but do not look for food here, there is nothing of quality. You are better to search for food in the new town or on the outskirts of the old town. Sit on the steps or limited benches and just bask in the Assisi sunlight.

Thank orrc1601
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the area in the heart of the town, can't really avoid visiting here if you explore Assisi. It's a nice square and has a unique sign depicting no picnicking on the stairs here.....so, you can sit, just not eat.....lol.

Thank kindredspirits
Lisbon, Portugal
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the mais square of Assisi! Assisi is a place that a person must be at least once in a lifetime! It is really beautiful the medieval city, with such a wonderful atmosphere! Just walk around and enjoy! Have a coffee at Piazza del Comune, and breath this 12th century's air! The Comune, the fountain, the museum, the Minerva... More 

Thank RRovigatti
Drogheda, Ireland
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Fabulous spot for eating gelato, drinking coffee and sitting in the sun as you people watch. Soak in the relaxed atmosphere of Assisi.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

When visiting Assisi the roads take you to the Piazza del Comune. The is the centre of Assisi. Where they hold events and other community activities. There are bars and restaurants that you can sit on a nice day and just people watch.

Thank JDE0911
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Superb piazza really busy with people and interesting. Many small cafes and shops nearby to the Roman columns. Well worth resting here awhile.

Thank John-Paul S
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

It was quite lovely. It had great medieval "feel" We discovered later that it's considered one of the best preserved piazzas in the country. The remnants of the original Roman forum ruins lie beneath this piazza. Lots of great shops nearby!

Thank Mary H
Roseville, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We had been to Rome and Florence, not to mention Assisi, so we had visited some splendid piazzas. By comparison, Montefalco’s was nothing special. We did enjoy the hike up to the hilltop village. We had an outdoor lunch with the super local wine—and great views of the valley below. It’s always a pleasure to visit these quaint old villages.

Thank Newsboymac
Bakersfield, California
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

After all the years of visiting we had never been up here and it was so very worth it. There are lots of things to see once you arrive.

Thank Bertolucci
Verona, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This piazza is gorgeous! I just love taking pictures and looking at the marvelous fountain smack in the middle of the square. It is really the middle of Assisi, and the perfect destination to have coffee and look out into the town. You can basically see everything from Piazza Del Comune. I recommend it!

Thank StellaKlin

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