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Piazza Grande, 41121, Modena, Italy
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All reviewsmain squarecity hallshort walk from the train stationbeautiful architecturelots of historybell towerday tripchurchcobblestonestageshop
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Originally built in the twelfth century as Piazza del Duomo, the square was renamed Piazza Grande during the second half of the seventeenth century. It's the heart of Modena, where both the local government but and the religious power were represented. Next to the awesome...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

If the many squares of Modena, this one in my opinion the best one with an spectacular Cathedral and an array of great buildings cafes and restaurants. Absolutely recommended visit

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 25 June 2018

this cathedral Duomo de Modena is really beautiful and full of story ... a total Roman Style white color inside you can feel history no matter if you are catholic or not. The art design inside is a following of discovery any feet is full...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Filled with cobblestones through the center square. The two main thoroughfares will bring you here to this center point of town. This Piazza is surrounded by shops, restaurants and the main visual attraction the Duomo di Modena and, yes, it is leaning.

Thank SylviaTourstein
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Piazza Grande was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997 for a good reason. It is one of the most graceful and harmonious piazzas in Italy, in my opinion. Magnificent 12th century Duomo di Modena, tall bell tower, Ghirlandina, elegant facade of the Palazzo...More

Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Another beautiful piazza in Italy. We were there on a Sunday, hence not as much activity. I could see lots of shops that were closed since it was Sunday. The architecture was amazing and I am sure it comes to life in the evening.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 23 May 2018

If you come to Modena you will probably find yourself here at some stage. We’d entered the duomo at the front and stepped out the side door straight into the Grande Piazza. About 20 years ago it was made a UNESCO heritage site.UNESCO heritage site

Thank Swedishtomcat
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

The main square of the area outside the Duomo is surrounded by forgettable bars and cafes but is a pleasure to stroll around in nice weather

Thank pisces025
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We were walking the shopping streets of Modena & found this attractive piazza. Not a huge amount to see but plenty of shops & restaurants in the streets running off it.

Thank Terry D
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Not far from the markets this piazza is typically beautiful, of note on the south side of the chapel is memorial to the fallen. Ceramic plaques with their images adorns the wall. Given Modena’s military connection (the Military College) it is well worth going to...More

Thank Kim L
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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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