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Piazza Grande, Arezzo

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Step into the red-brick Piazza Grande in Arezzo to admire Gothic and Renaissance-era palaces and the 700-year-old church of Santa Maria della Pieve. You'll see decorative monuments to, among others, a member of Italy's powerful Medici family. People-watch at your choice of cafes and restaurants. The plaza is slanted downhill, so remember to walk with care if it's wet out. Add Piazza Grande and other attractions to your Arezzo trip itinerary using our Arezzo vacation builder.
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  • A very particular architecturally. Famous for being the set of some scenes from the movie: "life is beautiful" by Roberto Benigni. Very manicured, impressive in different seasons of the year as it hosts traditional markets and festivals.
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  • It is impossible not to see! Unique atmosphere, you can feel the history and fills the eyes of pure beauty! Peter and Signoria......ma square is not even something different and unique
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  • The most famous square of the city, which from place 2 or 3 times a year in the most watched event in history of the province: the Saracen Joust! For a few years re-paved and making new is really beautiful and charming, with restaurants, bars and sights to see
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  • Neat piazza. They were preparing for Christmas when I was there, which was cool to see. Really cool to note is the columns on the church are not all alike...
  • Old views and historical buildings and streets as well PANORAMAS is the best!
  • Beautiful square, historic buildings and decent restaurants around as well.
  • Amazing buildings and Art and expert in the office opposite the Etruscan museum, to explain it. Eduardo is so keen and knowledgeable and leads tours for €13/person. The highlight of our day.
  • A very beautiful square