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Piazza Grande, 41121, Modena, Italy
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All reviews main square city hall short walk from the train station beautiful architecture bell tower lots of history day trip church cobblestone lean stage unesco shop
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

I was a bit surprised when I first saw the tower of this cathedral. It is leaning slightly to one side. It is not as serious as the other tower in Pisa perhaps due to the support of the cathedral building next to it but...More

1  Thank jm00192
Reviewed 11 September 2018

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

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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

1  Thank rickyspa1
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

2  Thank steve1one
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.

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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

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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

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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

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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
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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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