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Center of attraction

The Piazza, with its statue of St Benedict, father of western monasticism,is representative of the... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Judith W
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Dallas, Texas
The main square which links the town together

This square is the hub around which all the main roads wind their way out of the centre. A big... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
WalnutTruffle
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United Kingdom
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Piazza San Benedetto | Centro storico, 06046, Norcia, Italy
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We have visited the lovely walled medieval town of Norcia many times and needed to return to see the damage from the devastating earthquakes of 2016. While you can now walk into the town, most streets are cordoned off because of the danger. Most residents...More

Thank Judith W
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Piazza, with its statue of St Benedict, father of western monasticism,is representative of the city of Norcia. Benedict was born here in 458 ad and was a pivotal player in the development of western Christianity. The town has a very spiritual nature. But it...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Another nice mountain village center, but not much different from all the others. Much of a muchness.

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Reviewed 19 August 2016

This square is the hub around which all the main roads wind their way out of the centre. A big wide open space, with virtually no vehicular activity, it's a great place to meet, soak up the sun or take a rest whilst looking around...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is a very lovely square which is the center of Norcia. It is framed by three major buildings: the Basilica of San Benedetto, the Government Palace and an old fortified pope palace which now houses a museum. Facing the square there are many restaurants,...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2016

We enjoyed sitting at nearby cafes overlooking Piazza San Benedetto as well as walking here at midnight after dinner and looking at the night sky.

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