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This city square is built on an ancient Roman amphitheater situated in the heart of Lucca's historical center.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oval shape” (20 reviews)
“souvenir shops” (16 reviews)
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Lucca, Italy
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"roman amphitheater"
in 50 reviews
"oval shape"
in 20 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 16 reviews
"watch the world"
in 42 reviews
"lots of restaurants"
in 28 reviews
"flower market"
in 11 reviews
"people watching"
in 50 reviews
"great place to people watch"
in 14 reviews
"glass of wine"
in 32 reviews
"beautiful square"
in 12 reviews
"roman times"
in 15 reviews
"gelato"
in 37 reviews
"lovely atmosphere"
in 12 reviews
"gelateria"
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"via fillungo"
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"narrow streets"
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"old city"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really nice square you must see whenever you have the opportunity! It is really something extra with the house in a circle and all the restaurants. I liked it even more in the evening with all the lights

Thank Ingrid B
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited in June as part of a guided tour so learnt a little of the history of the place before we had some free time here. You can imagine the shape of the amphitheatre with the surrounding building all around and apparently within the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice square with restaurants, markets and live. As we danes’ say. It’s “hyggelig”. Worth visiting👍🏻

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Simply a Piazza to be seen! Fantastically beautiful! Built on the base of a Roman Anfiteatro - it is a square unique and of memorable atmosphere. Many accessible but very good spots to eat and enjoy excellent Tuscan wine.

Thank Doris D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to visit something that is not touristy, you need to go somewhere else. The potential is there for something really beautiful as this city square is built on an ancient Roman amphitheater. The shape is oval and you do get the feeling...More

Thank Joe P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's charming but oh dear you are prey to the expensive cafes and shops. Noisy music and trashy souvenirs finish off the experience

Thank Beatrice H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is Lucca's main square lined by restaurants. Quaint place that gives the impression of a walled sqare within the walled city.

Thank bonsi7
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a busy area and very touristy. Lots of places to eat and drink around. Currently there are a few sculptures in the city from a Costa Rican artist Jorge Jimenez of which one takes pride as place in the centre. Nice to people watch...More

Thank Melsy1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Piazza itself is really worth the visit, but it is rather overfilled with bars/restaurants/tourist shops than it used to be. It might be better to visit in the evening than at the height of the day when it is almost as crowded as Oxford...More

Thank lakegirl48
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The shops and restaurants are all great. It is the focus of Lucca, so the prime eateries and shops all raise their prices accordingly, but there is plenty of quality there and the view and people watching whilst you st and eat lunch is great....More

Thank MartynWilson
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14 April 2017|
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Response from Christopher T | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I hope I am not too late with this. We travelled by car so cannot comment on the public transport other than to say that I know others who have used trains without problems. The main Piazza are both worth a visit, as is... More
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Angela6519
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Response from Salvin0 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, thank you for asking the questions. I can only give you what my wife and I enjoyed, having stayed in Lucca for one whole month. First of all, Best non-tourist place to eat is outside the ancient walls. Catch a taxi or... More
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