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Piazza Grande, 41121, Modena, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Piazza grande or Piazza del Duomo is now dotted with cafe bars and it's great sitting therw whilst admiring the view of the Ghirlandina

Thank anna maria pier... W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tower (Ghirladina) is very dear to me, and Piazza Grande is a nice place for a variety of things. Stop for a coffee (or a glass of wine) at one of the bars, sit on the steps of the Duomo and people watch, or...More

Thank cyclejam
Reviewed 9 March 2017

In this area you will find many restauran and shop. Especially in summer you can enjoy the giallato and enjoy the environment

Thank Charisma I
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The square is located in the historic center of Modena and probably by bus from the station you get off here and the square will be your starting point to the various landmarks. Here are the cathedral Duomo di Modena ant the tower Ghirlandina. There...More

Thank Iamivo
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Historical cathedral, Middle Age masterpiece of architect Lanfranco, Romanesque style. Also the square is wonderful, in particular the bar in the colonnade, Highly reccomended.

Thank Giovanni Maria R
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit to soak in the atmosphere and see the cathedral and other buildings all around. Recommended for a few hours.

Thank LancasterRoamer
Reviewed 7 November 2016

You will probably pass thru it several times as you walk around the old city, but as a destination, it is nothing special. It offers good views of the Duomo and other buildings.

Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

When you visit this city, this is a place you have to go. It's a great area to see and I would say the "central hub" of the city. It was just enjoyable to sit and watch people and visit the local shops and sights....More

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Modena to know: the best method is to visit it: in addition to the Cathedral you can admire the Palazzo Ducale, seat of the Military, the house of the Ducal Garden, the many churches and squares in the center, the Galleria Estense, the Estense Library...More

Thank 369Ale
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The Piazza Grande went through a clean up and refurbishment, and it is now very pretty. We also found it to be rather quiet on a Thursday in August.

Thank LMZV
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Julia B
Where in Italy is this? We will be traveling from Florence - Venice - Rome and ending up near the Ostia coast near the airport.
30 May 2015|
Response from istricebarbuto | Reviewed this property |
This place is in the centre of Modena, a vero nice city near Bologna. You can reach This place travelling from Milan to Rome by train.
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