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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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We sat in one of the bars here on many occasions, sipping wine, prosecco or limoncello - depending on the time of day or our mood. This is Tuscany - you can feel the history... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sat in one of the bars here on many occasions, sipping wine, prosecco or limoncello - depending on the time of day or our mood. This is Tuscany - you can feel the history, sense the stories of the inhabitants. You'll want to return.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Piazza Grande is the beautyful medieval square in the city, opening behind the 13th century Romanesque apse of Santa Maria della Pieve. It has a sloping pavement in red brick with limestone geometrical lines. Once the main marketplace of the city, it is currently the site of the Giostra del Saracino, a summer medioeval tournament ("Joust of the Saracen").

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Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You just have to admire the builders of these old buildings! So sit in a nice cafeteria and just look around this beautiful piazza high up in the center of old town Arezzo.

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Cavriglia, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Who has seen the Roberto Benigni film "La Vita è Bella" will recognise Piazza Grande surrounded by the high-voulted Vassari Loggia with its restaurants and shops, and the beautiful13th century Romanesque apse of Santa Maria della Pieve in the background.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stopped for an hour in Arezzo. The town is small and has less going for it than Siena or San Gimignano for example. The Piazza Grande, similarly is relatively less adorned than those in other Tuscan towns. For the purist it was one of the principle Etruscan settlements.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We stay at La Corte Del Re and the windows of our room open onto the Piazza Grande - this is the center of life in Arezzo and where the movie "Its A Beautiful Life" was filmed. Surrounding the Piazza are restaurants on the loggia, coffee shops, antique stores, gift shops, an ancient stunning church & a Tribunal. In the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This PIAZZA accurately reflects the architecture and mood of its town. There are places to sit out and take in the hundreds of years of history laid out before you. Reminiscent of Siena, without the bustle

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The Piazza Grande is for me one of the most beautiful squares Italy. It is great to sit here for a while and drink a coffee or a glass of wine.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Arezzo is a real hidden gem of the Tuscany. If you are staying in this area within 100 km reach, do not miss it. Very nice architectural and historical spots, beautiful Duomo and main square.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Large piazza where we sat and enjoyed a lovely drink. However, there are lots of coats of arms on buildings which we thought just did not go with the style of the old buildings; we weren't sure why they were there but seemed a shame really.

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