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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” (19 reviews)
“souvenir shops” (16 reviews)
Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely place to sit at one of the restaurants with a glass of wine in the sun, pick from anyone of the restaurants and the service is good

Thank David P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although our visit was in the winter there were still a couple of places open to enjoy a coffee and watch the world go by.

Thank dcticker
Reviewed 1 week ago

During the summer this is 'the' place to be overcharged for underwhelming food, and browse the half-dozen or so cheap tourist shops all selling the same thing. Walking through once is enough. If you are lucky you may stumble across a photo of the anfiteatro...More

Thank oceanluvr30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I told people that I’ve heard of Town Square but never Town Circle. This is literally a town in a circle. The architecture is incredible. We were there in January and a little early in the morning so most everything inside was closed. I’m sure...More

Thank ERIC W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely public square with full of little coffee shops , restaurants and gift shops.The most touristic place of Lucca city

Thank BasakEstambul
Reviewed 13 January 2018

You can certainly see the shape of the amphitheatre. Somewhat quaint as a result of the different coloured, design and height of houses. Good place to people watch.

Thank gweeboonhiah
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

This place epitomises Italian small city life. Full of bars and restaurants, but overlooked with residential terraced buildings completing the enclosed oval amphitheatre, it is a delight

Thank Liz L
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

This is a tourist center in town. OK for a drink or a quick bite, but the better food and shopping lies elsewhere.

Thank tdo-ca
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

This is just a rounded square surrounded by buildings and some restaurants / small stores. It’s cozy to sit at some bench and just observe around and this rounded roman shape. There are no roman ruins, it’s about spirit. Lucca is about spirit :)

Thank Jac_cav
Reviewed 19 December 2017

The remains of the original Roman anfiteatro, are almost non existent. Just a round plaza with buildings that don't have any particular interest.

Thank McMarcus
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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
4 September 2016|
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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