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“small square”(4 reviews)
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Piazza della Riforma, Lugano, Switzerland
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Reviewed today via mobile

Lovely old buildings,and good restaurants. Great for people watching. Handy for the lakeside too. Just relax and soak in the atmosphere.

Thank Deb M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Part of our disappointment here was the fact that this square was being set us for an extreme sports exposition, which didn't allow for decent viewing or photography.

Thank SabreSailor
Reviewed 12 September 2018

As you would expect this busy Piazza has plenty of restaurants selling expensive food and cafe culture.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Spent an hour in this piazza enjoying a coffee and watching people. The piazza is alive with townspeople and tourists and of course is very clean. Enjoyed the musician playing his honky tonk piano and the cactus art installation.

Thank mschmitt255
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

If you visit Lugano you will certainly come to the Piazza della Riforma when taking a stroll through town. It is surrounded by the town hall and beautiful houses with street cafes facing the piazza.

Thank Experience582708
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

The piazza is surrounded by old, nicely renovated and maintained building. The house the municipality as well one the well known Vanini. All around are restaurants with ample place to sit, enjoy a drink or meal. Nice to sit and watch the Piazza.

Thank flipflop525
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Host to a number of restaurants within the piazza and perfect for apero while people watching . A good location as a meeting point after strolling around the busy shopping complex and some well rated hotels and branded boutiques within the complex

Thank cmor8
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This is a really beautiful place - filled with old houses where the architecture is wonderful. Piazza di Riforma is very clean and I can recommend you to stay for a while and enjoy the shops and the surroundings.

Thank piasjelle3080
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Enjoyed a coffee and people watching at this peaceful piazza in Lugano. Architecture of surrounding buildings provides wonderful ambience to the scene. A modern cactus sculpture reminds you that we are not in the 19th C.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Having travelled from Milan for a day trip and landed in Lugano, the first thing that struck me was how clean it was. The piazza is so pretty, with designer shops up and down the mall. It really is a town not to be missed...More

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