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A fascinating town to stroll around, and free of crowds

Cremona is a lovely city to explore on foot, with some amazing palazzos and piazzas, and thankfully... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
John F
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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This is a perfect place for an aperitif. Grab a chair at a cafe spilling out into the square and... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Martin W
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Cremona is a lovely city to explore on foot, with some amazing palazzos and piazzas, and thankfully free (in mid September) of large numbers of visitors. Plenty of history, including the Stradivarius connection, and plenty of cafes to choose from.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John F
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This is a perfect place for an aperitif. Grab a chair at a cafe spilling out into the square and enjoy some of the best architectural views in Italy. The drinks come with a fantastic array of little snacks and the bars are in a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Martin W
Reviewed 15 July 2018

This the proud center of Cremona, a quiet square with the spectacular church of Maria Assunta, the Battistero and other beautiful palaces. There are several bars and restaurants where one can sit and enjoy the place and the people.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank marcopolo111
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Not much to see in Cremona but is you go there this Piazza is very impressive. We were there on market day (Wednesday) which added more colour to what you can see.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Terry D
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Possible one of the best central squares on Lombardy (ruined only by an ungly fascist building in one of the corners) with the cathedral, batisteto and municipal palace of medieval origens. Great place for a short visit

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Barracuda008
Reviewed 21 November 2017

This is as clean, well lighted square in the center of the city. Nearly every building is a landmark. You will often hear very talented street musicians. There are photo opportunities in every direction. There are a few cafe/restaurants where you can enjoy the scenery....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank DonPaulo
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The City Hall, the Cathedral, the Baptistery, the Loggia dei Militi and the Torrazzo - all important buildings are worth to visit .

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The self tour is well worth your time. This building has had changes made but has been the city hall for over 800 years. It is a fairly quick walk around but so informative. Free!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Dropback10
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Great to visit during the evening, when there is no daily market. You can enjoy the beauty of the Cathedral with some very nice lights. Plenty of Gelateria where you can grab a sweet and enjoy it below the arches.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank shishibaka
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This piazza is extraordinary in that it seems unchanged from, say, five centuries ago. Visitors can see (for a small fee) a beautiful battistero. Nearby, the duomo houses excellent work of local artisans. Adjacent to the duomo is a tower of 505 steps which gives...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank robertomN124LH
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