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Piazza XX Settembre

Piazza XX Settembre, 61032, Fano, Italy
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Heart of Fano

The square I've the living heart of Fano full of cafes, bars and places to eat. Lively on market... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Adam T
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Retford, United Kingdom
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Splendid beauty

A beautiful square which has this pretty little statue of Fano, which I understand is Fortune... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
kinnie0001
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London, United Kingdom
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Collocata nel cuore della citta e la piazza su cui si affaccia imponente il trecentesco Palazzo del Podesta rinominato della Ragione, ora Teatro della Fortuna, la cui facciata e in stile romanico-gotico e il cui interno rifatto nell' 800 e in stile neoclassico. Un'arbitraria aggiunta ottocentesca e la classicheggiante merlatura. All'esterno domina la torre civica ricostruita dopo la guerra al posto dell'antico campanile. Attraverso il monumentale Arco Borgia-Cybo innalzato alla fine del sec. XV., dal Palazzo del Podesta si passa all'androne che conduce alla Corte Malatestiana. Sul lato occidentale della piazza c'e la Fontana della Fortuna dall'ampio bacino mistilineo a marmi colorati, interamente rinnovato nel 1697-99 dal veneziano Ludovico Torresini. La fontana e ornata con la statuetta bronzea della Dea Fortuna modellata e fusa nel 1593 dall'urbinate Donnino Ambrosi Poco lontano, sul lato meridionale della piazza, fa bella mostra di se la piccola ed elegante facciata protobarocca in cotto e pietra arenaria della Chiesa di S. Silvestro opera forse dell'architetto Filippo Terzi.
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  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
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“fountain” (2 reviews)
“bars” (2 reviews)
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Piazza XX Settembre, 61032, Fano, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The square I've the living heart of Fano full of cafes, bars and places to eat. Lively on market days and chilled in the evening it's a great place to let the little one run around and explore. With it wonderful architecture and fountain the...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

A beautiful square which has this pretty little statue of Fano, which I understand is Fortune. Quiet and a pleasure to behold!

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

This is right in the center of the best part of Fano. It's a pretty statue surrounded by quaint stores, pizzerias, gelato shops,bars, and restaurants. The best picture I took in Fano was at this location, so if you want to get a good instagram...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Gorgeous spacious city square with a couple of nice buildings surrounding it. If you're searching for the tourist office? It's here. It took us a while to find it.

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

This is a square almost like in every Italian small cities. Church, City Hall and friendly people. If you visit the city you can't miss it. It is really very nice.

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Reviewed 15 June 2016

Spent a couple of hours at the square with a few friends at about 11pm had a few beers and just chilled. Was lovely and the staff in the bar we were in were really friendly.

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Reviewed 26 May 2016

Almost from this vantage point there is a little church dating back to the building of the city. During mid day the local close up shop for lunch but early evening the espresso is flowing and the wine delicious.

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Reviewed 21 March 2016

The Piazza is where all of Fano walks to during passigiata. At Christmas a large tree is erected and on Saturdays the market takes up the whole square/ Highlights are the fountain and the opera house.

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Reviewed 24 June 2015

Fano is a small seaside town for families and the Piazza, while surrounded by ancient history is broad and lively while still relaxing. i relaxed with a 1/2 ltr weiss beer, delicious on that hot muggy night.There are numerous bars serving their outdoor tables, very...More

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