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Piazza Ducale

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Address: Piazza Ducale, 27029 Vigevano, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 390 381 2991
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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One of the most stunning Piazza's we have ever visited. The condition is unbelievable, this is well worth the visit to Vigevano

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

One of the most stunning Piazza's we have ever visited. The condition is unbelievable, this is well worth the visit to Vigevano

Thank Dynek
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38 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

one of the largest squares in Europe, meticulously maintained, a must-see! Build by Sforza Milano family as country residence. Nearby Castello an absolute must-see unfortunately, like so many things in Italy, not really looked after nowadays!

Thank Othmar L
Milan, Italy
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241 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

You are standing in the middle of a real jewel, a rectangular cobbled square of 134 x 48 mts. surrounded by an omogeneous and uniform building dating back around 1680 with subsequent minor additions and changes. I am not adding anythjing else, go and see for yourself, you will be definitely pleased.

Thank giorgiod486
Milan, Italy
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We came here for a morning trip from Milan. It's a lovely drive and a beautiful place to walk around. Restructured by Bramante and Leonardo the place is beautiful interesting with historical as well as aesthetic value.

Thank CCmilan
Shenzhen, China
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42 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Great piazza. Visit it at night too. It's astonishing. Pity there are no benches to sit on and enjoy the view.

Thank ApacheDave
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79 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

One of the best medieval city squares of northern Italy, half an hour far from Milan but relatively less-known. It has rectangular shape: three sides are surrounded by a portico, the fourth is occupied by Duomo. The Bramante Tower stands on the left and dominates the square. Wonderful!

Thank Luca C
Perugia, Italy
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297 reviews
196 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

A piazza that is truly the center of town. Beautifully ornate and created,with modifications throughout its history,to become an example of Rinascimento architecture.

Thank Cocciolino2015
Charlotte, North Carolina
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I read that this is one of Italy's beautiful piazza and I must agree. It has plenty of shops, restaurants and architecture to keep you there for a day or two. If in Vigevano, this is a must see.

1 Thank Ruth A
Turin, Italy
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88 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is reputedly the best piazza in Italy. It certainly looks the part. I suggest that you have a guide or get a guide book or read up about it before visiting to appreciate the architecture and the frescoes.

Thank Redpiper14
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202 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Just go there. It is a perfect little piazza. Pretty, clean and nice bars/cafes. Get a coffee and enjoy the experience.

1 Thank Meerkat_Man

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