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“cafe bars” (2 reviews)
“main square” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Piazza Grande, 41121, Modena, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed having a look around, but the sheer heat of the day made this a hot experience which would be enjoyed maybe more later in the year.

Reviewed 26 May 2017

Piazza grande or Piazza del Duomo is now dotted with cafe bars and it's great sitting therw whilst admiring the view of the Ghirlandina

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The tower (Ghirladina) is very dear to me, and Piazza Grande is a nice place for a variety of things. Stop for a coffee (or a glass of wine) at one of the bars, sit on the steps of the Duomo and people watch, or...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

In this area you will find many restauran and shop. Especially in summer you can enjoy the giallato and enjoy the environment

Reviewed 14 February 2017

The square is located in the historic center of Modena and probably by bus from the station you get off here and the square will be your starting point to the various landmarks. Here are the cathedral Duomo di Modena ant the tower Ghirlandina. There...More

Reviewed 26 December 2016

Historical cathedral, Middle Age masterpiece of architect Lanfranco, Romanesque style. Also the square is wonderful, in particular the bar in the colonnade, Highly reccomended.

Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit to soak in the atmosphere and see the cathedral and other buildings all around. Recommended for a few hours.

Reviewed 7 November 2016

You will probably pass thru it several times as you walk around the old city, but as a destination, it is nothing special. It offers good views of the Duomo and other buildings.

Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

When you visit this city, this is a place you have to go. It's a great area to see and I would say the "central hub" of the city. It was just enjoyable to sit and watch people and visit the local shops and sights....More

Reviewed 26 September 2016

Modena to know: the best method is to visit it: in addition to the Cathedral you can admire the Palazzo Ducale, seat of the Military, the house of the Ducal Garden, the many churches and squares in the center, the Galleria Estense, the Estense Library...More

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Julia B
29 May 2015
Response from istricebarbuto | Reviewed this property
This place is in the centre of Modena, a vero nice city near Bologna. You can reach This place travelling from Milan to Rome by train.
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