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The spacious and lovely main square features the Town Hall, which dates back to the 6th century.more
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Piazza Grande, Arezzo, Italy
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 January 2016

On the recommendation of our hotel - the Il Borro Ferragamo Estate- we ventured out on a day trip to the lovely Tuscan town Arezzo. The drive there was short and scenic. Crossing the small Buriano bridge (with a history related to the famous Mona...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2013

A really interesting space which was unfortunately dominated by scaffolding for an upcoming festival. The touristy shops and restaurants spoil the feel a bit...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this area. Popular because of the film ‘La Vita e Bella. It is easy to identify the shops featured in the film. Very interesting to see a lady making fresh pasta outside the restaurant under the porticos. There was a wedding scheduled later...More

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The central and the most beautiful square of the city is a mixture of buildings from several ages that gives it a picturesque and colorful atmosphere. It is a typical medieval square, with a characteristic trapezoid shape and a sloping pavement built from the red...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were walking around Arezzo and happened upon this pleasant piazza. There is a very nice - but expensive restaurant under the colonnade and an "antique market" which charges an entrance fee to enter. I only found out later that this is where the film...More

1  Thank luvroma2
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

The very distinct slant in this piazzza adds to its charm. It was used in the filming of the movie"Life is Beautiful" and there are several posters showing various scenes from that movie on display around the town.

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Arezzo, isn't a location that you hear about internationally but the place has wonderful charm and character. The Piazza feels like a smaller version of the Campo in Siena.

1  Thank aidenandessa
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This place has a nice feel of the original town. It's quiet our busy and noisy depending on what time you visit. Just sit and absorb the atmosphere.

Thank Charles K
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

This plaza is a good example of the magnificent buildings in this hidden gem. The city is full of photo opportunities and activities. Others compare it to Florence, although nowhere near the same scale it could easily stand two or three days of your exploring...More

2  Thank David T
Reviewed 26 July 2018

This square is the center of Arezzo. It was not crowded and besides its history everyone who saw "Life is beautiful" will recognize it. It was fun looking up the film clips after visiting the square. When you visit walk down the streets around it....More

Thank John R
Reviewed 24 July 2018

If you saw the film "Life is Beautiful" you will recognize this square. Closed to traffic. A Michelin Star restaurant overlooks the square; pricey but food is beautifully presented. Less expensive places are away from this main piazza. As always, this is the hub of...More

Thank CLIFF-PATRICIA
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Always something to see in the piazza! Antique market, jousting, film making, you never know what to expect

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I am sorry. I do not know. Did u try Google earth?
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The closest parking is Parcheggio Pietri. From there start a series of escalator that allow you to reach easily the city center.
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