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Piazza Grande - World Heritage Site, Modena

World heritage site · Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Landmark
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Together with the 12th-century cathedral and soaring tower, Piazza Grande - World Heritage Site is the heart of Modena. This cobblestone-covered square, one of the oldest in Italy, is a meeting-point for locals. Covered arcades line the length of the square, offering many cafes, bars, and restaurants, and a tourist office. If you're interested in people-watching, this is a prime place to do it, as it seems always to be bustling with locals on nightly walks, or passegiatas. Before you head to Modena, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Modena trip planner, to make sure you see all that Modena has to offer, including Piazza Grande - World Heritage Site.
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  • Piazza is beautiful itself, but we had a chance to attend the flee market and we found real miracles. For exaple porcelain three Kings I was searching for for few years or old Italy map branded by... 
    Piazza is beautiful itself, but we had a chance to attend the flee market and we found real miracles. For exaple porcelain three Kings I was searching for for few years or old Italy map branded by...  more »
  • Modena's central square is simply gorgeous, with on one side the cathedral and Ghirlandina bell tower, on the other the beautiful town hall with its still-working clock tower, as well as plenty of... 
    Modena's central square is simply gorgeous, with on one side the cathedral and Ghirlandina bell tower, on the other the beautiful town hall with its still-working clock tower, as well as plenty of...  more »
  • Modena’s piazza grande is a huge square with a beautiful cathedral. It is also surrounded by hundreds of restaurants and shops both in the square and surrounding it. 
    Modena’s piazza grande is a huge square with a beautiful cathedral. It is also surrounded by hundreds of restaurants and shops both in the square and surrounding it.  more »
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  • Modena's central square is simply gorgeous, with on one side the cathedral and Ghirlandina bell tower, on the other the beautiful town hall with its still-working clock tower, as well as plenty of restaurants, bars, ice-cream parlours, etc.
  • The great traditional Piazza of Modena! Get an aperitif and enjoy the view!
  • Lovey place to visit and been told if you kiss A girl there will stay with you forever; so be careful who you are kissing there
  • Lovely views, a good selection of cafes and restaurants.
  • Felt in love with this city

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