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Address: Piazza Grande, 41121, Modena, Italy
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Historical cathedral

Historical cathedral, Middle Age masterpiece of architect Lanfranco, Romanesque style. Also the square is wonderful, in particular the bar in the colonnade, Highly reccomended.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Rho, Italy
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Rho, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Historical cathedral, Middle Age masterpiece of architect Lanfranco, Romanesque style. Also the square is wonderful, in particular the bar in the colonnade, Highly reccomended.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit to soak in the atmosphere and see the cathedral and other buildings all around. Recommended for a few hours.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

You will probably pass thru it several times as you walk around the old city, but as a destination, it is nothing special. It offers good views of the Duomo and other buildings.

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Porcia, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

When you visit this city, this is a place you have to go. It's a great area to see and I would say the "central hub" of the city. It was just enjoyable to sit and watch people and visit the local shops and sights. Take your time here to enjoy this area.

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Brescia, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Modena to know: the best method is to visit it: in addition to the Cathedral you can admire the Palazzo Ducale, seat of the Military, the house of the Ducal Garden, the many churches and squares in the center, the Galleria Estense, the Estense Library (where you can admire the precious Bible of Borso d'Este), Christmas Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari,... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

The Piazza Grande went through a clean up and refurbishment, and it is now very pretty. We also found it to be rather quiet on a Thursday in August.

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Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Not much to say about the square as they were preparing for the annual Pavorotti concert so not really able to appreciate it fully. However it certainly does not have the wow factor of other Piazza's in Italy. The Duomo looks precarious in the way it leans! ,.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The most important square to see in Modena. I'd say, it's the heart of the city. This must be the first place to see in Modena, definitely

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

A lovely piazza in a lovely town! We really enjoyed our day trip and would not hesitate to return to spend a bit longer.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

As all Piazzas it is a lovely big square but not overly crowded. The are some lovely Cafes on the edges which is great for a drink and people watching, Offers nice views of the Duomo

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