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Address: Piazza Grande, Arezzo, Italy
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The spacious and lovely main square features the Town Hall, which dates...

The spacious and lovely main square features the Town Hall, which dates back to the 6th century.

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Well worth the climb to what is the top of the city. Some great views and photo opportunities. A very pleasant end to a most enjoyable day.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Finland
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14 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Piazza Grande in Arezzo is a good place to sit down at one of the upside/sunny side cafes, have a glass of prosecco or a cop of espresso, and enjoy the atmosphere, where present day meets the medieval buildings surrounding the inclined square.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the climb to what is the top of the city. Some great views and photo opportunities. A very pleasant end to a most enjoyable day.

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

As described by most travelling guidebooks, this is one of the most beautiful Piazza in Italy, with all historic buildings in various style. Full of history, charming.

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Acworth, Georgia
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Piazza Grande is a lovely square - lots of shops, cafes, etc. around it. On a nice day you can sit outside at a cafe with a nice glass of wine and enjoy the view of history around you. A great mix of architectural eras and styles, it is a must when visiting Arezzo. A bit of a walk from... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

One of the best medieval squares in Italy. The best part is that it's titled! It could be a little overcrowded in the morning because of the market.

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Arezzo's piazza grande offers pleasant options for a day out, especially during the saracino times of the year but always offers a dip into medieval times connecting most old parts of the city.

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Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

Got there with the family, to check out the amazing marker coming from the northern part of Italy. A lot of fabulous little shops and small kitchens able to cook home made pastries from the Dolomites. Great atmosphere, great organisation, feels like the best Christmas ever

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Lesmo, Italy
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

It is a very beautiful square surrounded by different kind of buildings: palaces, towers and churches. In June and in September it hosts the famous medioeval tournament known as the Giostra del Saracino. There are nice bars and restaurants where you can relax and admire this beautiful place.

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Arezzo, Italy
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Worthwhile visiting such a different sloping Piazza and enjoying the ambience while having a coffee, or a meal, or a drink. We've done all three because it's such a lovely place.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

The constellation of edifices and their once upon a time intended usage is a charge. The slope and not yet the bustling shops, leaves this piaza as a large area as a piazza should be. Turn a corner and it is interesting again.

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