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Pistoia, Pistoia, Italy
+39 045 51100
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Reviewed yesterday

It was lovely way to people watch. Find a restaurant in the central and enjoy the view and people watching. It was lovely way to people watch. Find a restaurant in the central and enjoy the view and people watching.

Thank Allnametaken
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had a great visit to this wonderful piazza. its a lovely place to hang out at a cafe on a beautiful warm september morning and anjoy a coffee and soak in the atmosphere. It must be noted that Pearl Jam did a concert here...More

Thank Andre L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Of course very touristic, but the views on the square are incredible. Highly recommend climbing the duomo. Make sure to book online way in advance to skip the +3 hours line, since they work with time slots allowing a limited amount of people each 30...More

Thank DutchKevin
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We spent a quiet afternoon strolling through the ancient town of Pistoia. Extremely well preserved ancient building without the crowds of Florence. If you need to unwind from the hectic hustle and bustle of the big name sights this is a lovely place to sit...More

Thank NomadicWarriors
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We took a train to Pistoia and spent a pleasant few hours exploring the town. the heart of the town is the Piazza, the Cathedral and Duomo and the Baptistry. A very ancient town with it's own charm but without the hordes of tourists.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

The piazza with Duomo, Baptistery and Palazzo Communale is stunning but unlike Florence and Pisa was almost empty of tourists. You can park around the Piazza Garibaldi and then have a 5-10 minute walk through the delights of the back street. This is definitely not...More

Thank John_The_Miner
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is a must be seen place. A lot of tourist but impressive. Pity for the presence of the soldiers but so comprehensive nowadays.

Thank Leon W
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Piazza del Duomo is located in the very centre of the historical part of Pistoia. It is a very nice square but very similar to many other squares you can find in historical Italian cities.

Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The cathedral plaza of Pistoia looks authentically medieval as at least three of its sides are formed by medieval edifices. Those are Palazzo Pretorio and the baptistery, Palazzo dei Vescovi and the cathedral itself on the southern side, and Palazzo del Comune. Two other buildings,...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I am biased but i just love this Piazza. It hosts numerous events and a variety of local festivities and even when completely empty it has a special feel.

Thank GlenLoan
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