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Begun in 1876, this scenic square features a monument called "Weaver," which commemorates the 25th anniversary of Rome as a capital of the state, plus other important structures including the Teatro Adriano and Chiesa Valdese, built in a curious mix...more
Como, Italy
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All reviews gelateria meeting point an ice skating rink place to sit and enjoy central square lots of shops nice view of lake gelato narrow streets lake como glass of wine train station cafes and restaurants visit como handicrafts vendors town
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the place to sit have a drink and watch the word go by loved it great square with great looks to lake and great bars

Thank 827martinob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the main square in Como where you find several houses, restaurants, cafes and a good view of the lake too. The buses stop here, and the train station is also nearby. One can stroll around the place or relax at a café. McDonalds...More

Thank EnakshiC
Reviewed 2 November 2018

What a great place - central to lots of sights, the lake, restaurants, cafes, gelaterias, bars, shops, interesting little alleys, the Duomo, transport, banks...... you name it! Well worth visiting & allowing yourself a few hours to soak up the atmosphere & browse the shops....More

Thank Cheryl G
Reviewed 29 October 2018

I would recommend staying on or near this piazza because of it's location. It's just perfect for hopping on the ferry, or running into town to shop. There are a lot of nearby restaurants and places for cocktails/appertivo's. There are street entertainers, who are delightful,...More

Thank Shermaine G
Reviewed 1 October 2018

The piazza links the lake side area with the enormously impressive cathedral. There are loads of restaurants and some rather expensive shops here, but at the time we visited there were a number of young musicians entertaining the crowds, so we enjoyed the music.

Thank John A
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This square has a few restaurants around it and at night it comes alive with musicians and the ubiquitous rose sellers. This year it's plastic orbs on a stick that have twinkly lights that kids like and straw hats. There are even sellers of selfie...More

Thank maggie2791
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This is the perfect spot to meet travelling companions. At foot of lake, near ferries, walking distance from funicular, and plenty of places to sit and enjoy a glass of wine while waiting.

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is the main Piazza in Como Town affronting the lake and surrounded by shops, lakeside eateries and hotels.The views across the lake from the Piazza are outstanding and it the central focal point for most daily activities. The public lake transport boats also depart...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

This piazza is surrounded by eating places and view! It is directly situated in front of the harbour so it makes a good meeting point for groups or family. There is a nice view of the bay from the piazza.

Thank poolofjello
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

I would recommend going round . Some good buildings and get a feel for the town Lots of shops and interesting buildings

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