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“people watching”(94 reviews)
“watch the world”(72 reviews)
“roman arena”(72 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Piazza Bra, 37121, Verona, Italy
+39 331 815 1966
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 March 2015

"The hills are alive with the sound of music", goes the tune..... and so it is here. The hills of Verona sent out their siren's call summoning us, and we dually came. But a confession first. It was the Amarone of Valpolicella that we were...More

5  Thank Eli B
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 July 2011

If in Verona, you will cross Piazza Bra at some point. It is a nice Italian piazza, but it doesn't have nearly the charm of Piazza della Erbe or Piazza dei Signori. The restaurants on Piazza Bra also tend to be rather average, and a...More

4  Thank Michael A
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Piazza Bra is a lively square with restaurants and store galore. You can hang out here for hours. Shop, relax, eat, take pictures!

Thank sonnybanks
Reviewed 5 October 2018

It is beautiful to wander around during the day but at night it's amazing that is when you can see the real beauty of the arena. There are plenty of places to eat and mostly offer the same over priced very ordinary food. I would...More

1  Thank DebPerth_Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2018

A huge piazza in all its glory where you feel you are still in the renaissance with great historic buildings and fantastic trattorias for breakfast, lunch or dinner. One of the nicest piazzas I have ever seen in Europe. Not to be missed...

Thank N S
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The city is so beautiful and historical, at the time of the famous operas the town is very busy. The restaurants and cafes have very good food. One can sit in the Piazza Bra and people watch, while awaiting the time for the opera to...More

Thank carol b
Reviewed 3 October 2018

One of the most beautiful and well cared for square in Italy and maybe Europe.Roman looks with Venetian details make it magical especially after the sun goes down.Dont miss the chance to sit there for an aperitif!!

Thank Alexandros T
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The square is large and impressive with the arena the city hall, a lovely shady park and a fabulous arch. There are plenty of restaurants on the square but expect to pay for the privelige of eating there.

Thank Mary O
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Perfect arena crammed with eateries. Great place for a bite or a cocktail prior to the Opera. Restaurants full of buzz n bustle. Great atmosphere

Thank iremck
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Piazza Bra is great place to take a walk, have a cappuccino and people watch. It is not crazy busy, so we found it relaxing.

Thank Lee F
Reviewed 26 September 2018

This is a lovely piazza in the heart of this beautiful city. A one whole side is taken up by restaurants and bars where you can while away a couple of hours people watching over a pizza and beer. Beautiful flowers and fountain and plenty...More

Thank moonraker07
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

If you visit the arena, you will come here. It’s a huge pedestrian only area, some trees, fountains and the odd statue. Round the edges are in inevitable restaurants, but go a few streets away and they are cheaper.

Thank Y6198XDpaulh
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Response from iliasmav | Reviewed this property |
You can buy a bus pass at the information desk at the station.