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Nice old gate

The street itself i snothing special, but you enter the city through the old city gate and you are... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Budapest, Hungary
The real Lucca

There is so much to see and feel on this street that you can't walk down it without flashing back... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
michael p
Atlanta, Georgia
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Via del Fosso, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

This is one of the city gates that you drive through or walk through to enter old Lucca, The Medieval city. Once you wander in, you feel transported back in time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 12 October 2018

The two-part street, going from the Piazza Varanini to Via della Rosa, is named after the moat (“fosso”) that goes adjacent to the road at the south side of the street and was once an additional protection along the walls that surround the city. It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

The street itself i snothing special, but you enter the city through the old city gate and you are in another century.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 545medva
Reviewed 27 June 2018

One of the gates to the city. We entered in here to find parking. If you walk thru the gate you can get an idea of the width of this giant wall the encompasses the beautiful city.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank T8951PSanthonyc
Reviewed 8 June 2018

One of the gates to this old city. All you need to know is look up when underneath and walking through. Nothing else to be said.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mcscary1
Reviewed 28 February 2018

You walk into the old city and back ikn time. Lucca is a stop you must make to see the Italy of old. No other place, maybe Siena, has this contrast.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

There is so much to see and feel on this street that you can't walk down it without flashing back to the days when it was built. It's a great time warp.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank michael p
Reviewed 12 September 2017

our apartment was just round the corner from here so we went a few times. the port gates are very impressive, don't forget to look up at the painted vault ceiling. my favourite bit is the small river, surprisingly abundant in life. i counted five...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank teri s
Reviewed 8 April 2017

A really nice walk along a historic, picturesque street with lots to look at and admire. Lucca is full of history and beauty and this is just one of many examples.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank ElsieFEdinburgh
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Our rental apartment is near the far end by porta San Jacapo and we ride our bikes along Via Fosse numerous times a day. I enjoy watching the water levels change.....the pigeons bathe.....people sitting on its walls talking and enjoying life.....flowers blooming out of the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank sealights99
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