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Piazza del Mercato

Piazza del Mercato, 28845 Domodossola, Italy
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A place to linger

A bustling heart of the old town, some lovely architecture and, in the mornings, local produce... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul D
via mobile
Fun visit, great people-watching

Spent the day in Domodossola and really enjoyed the Piazza. Happened upon the outdoor market and... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2018
LDSitalian
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Piazza del Mercato, 28845 Domodossola, Italy
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"every saturday"
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"bars and restaurants"
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"outside seating"
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"big market"
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"old town"
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"italian town"
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"architecture"
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"bookstore"
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"aperitivo"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Paul D
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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.

Thank LDSitalian
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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.

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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

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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

Thank Jim R
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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!

Thank Brigit B
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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.

Thank JCW703
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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.

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

When in Domodossola, take time to visit this square, have a coffe or, on market day, mooch around like a local would. Take time to stroll along via Briona to one of the caffe (bars as the Italian call them)

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Reviewed July 25, 2017

The Piazza del Mercato is a gift to the eyes and to eat. There are goodsrestaurants and Cafés and the archtecture of the old buildings is amazing.

Thank Jacob J
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