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Piazza Grande di Palmanova

Piazza Grande, 33057, Palmanova, Italy
+39 0432 924815
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Beautiful small town!

Palmanova is a very small town which has the most fascinating shape once shown from the bird's eye... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dag M

The six sided central piazza of this rarely visited Renaissance city is well worth exploring with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Malvern, United Kingdom
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Piazza Grande, 33057, Palmanova, Italy
+39 0432 924815
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Palmanova is a very small town which has the most fascinating shape once shown from the bird's eye view. It's main 'piazza' is a very large and very simple spot surrounded by lots of small cafes and shops. We have visited it around noon so...More

Thank Dag M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The six sided central piazza of this rarely visited Renaissance city is well worth exploring with remnants of its extensive medieval water engineering techniques.

Thank U5292WWmichaelm
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This beautiful square is exactly at the center of the geometrical fortress of Palmanova. The main historical buildings are located here, including the duomo, the palace of the venetian provveditore, the museum of the city... At the center of the square there is a nice...More

Thank boupolp
Reviewed 15 July 2017

It's a small town with a great piazza and wonderful bars. We were there for a concert and we will definitely be back.

Thank Tom T
Reviewed 13 April 2017

It really is surprising that it is always the Italians, that complain. See the notes. It is an impressive square from which the streets towards the City walls lead. The square also incorporates the cathedral. Shops and restaurants on the square are very touristic. Just...More

Thank Holzermayr
Reviewed 23 February 2017

In general, the fortification of the old city of Palmanova is remarkable. Once you enter the old walls of the city - the main roads lead towards the city centre, i.e the Piazza Grande. It is nice that actually you don't need to pay for...More

Thank Nada M
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Note: I traveled here in June, 2011 The whole layout of the city of Palmanova is striking and quite different than most cities (assuredly due to the Venetian-style architecture and mindset), however what one will notice first, aside from the small gates to enter the...More

Thank Christian G
Reviewed 6 November 2016

The square looks gorgeous, but it is not worth to go visit a city only for it's central square and a cathedral. I liked the situation, it's full of bars and restaurants all around, but for what i read online I pictured a very beautiful...More

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Palmanova star-shaped plan focus on its heart - an octagonal square framed on eight sides by colourful ancient houses and on the ninth by the white façade of the Baroque cathedral. Several restaurants and cafés welcome the tourists all round. The white pebble central esplanade...More

Thank opossumd
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The town is very small, so it wouldn't take much time to walk around town if you choose to. The Piazza is the core of the town, but there is really not much to see other than the beautiful church. A good place to have...More

Thank SWandJC
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