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  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
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“nice square” (17 reviews)
“opera house” (18 reviews)
“merry go round” (20 reviews)
Avignon, France
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1 - 10 of 365 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I saw Place de l’Horloge at all hours of the day and night, having stayed at the Mercure Avignon Centre Palais des Papes. And because I was in Avignon at the end of November, I saw Place de l’Horloge decorated for Christmas. Whatever season you...More

Thank Fran727
Reviewed 5 days ago

Located close to the Popes Palace. Busy pedestrian walkway. Lots of shops, cafes and restaurants. While we were there they had a covered (enclosed) market with lots of food and crafts, etc.

Thank nwaynesworld
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pleasant to sit here and have a coffee and people watch. Some nice historical buildings here. Quiet touristy though.

Thank Austimum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will find both the Hotel de Ville and the Opera Theater right on the square and they are both fine examples of mid-19th century architecture. You can see easily the top of the Cathedral Notre-Dame des Doms from the square. Lots of cafes and...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Horloge is the main square of the city. We strolled along and enjoyed seeing the opera house, city hall and even got a glimpse of the clock tower for which the square is named. 19th century in feeling and actuality, this square added interest and...More

Thank VWriter
Reviewed 5 November 2017

The square will be on your wayif you enter from the gare. Nice ensemble and a chance to have un café.

Thank Arcoman
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Many bars and restaurants around this square. We had many good breaks here, and a nice lunch. Great for people watching.

Thank Hoadswood
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Big square where everyone seems to gather, packed cheek by jowl with cafés. Fun for people watching. Great architecture all around you.

Thank moorejjbb
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Good place to sit down for a glass of something or a small lunch dish. Reasonable prices, good service.

Thank Gunn S
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

The city square is superbly elegant! Surrounded by the beautiful buildings, history, restaurants and street stalls and performers it was a delight to visit here! Further on down there was shopping stores where people where more energetic but here was a relaxing and warming atmosphere!...More

Thank Rhiannon C
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