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“watch the world”(74 reviews)
“roman arena”(72 reviews)
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Piazza Bra, 37121, Verona, Italy
+39 331 815 1966
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Okay... this is just a plaza. Nothing more to note, but they have huge events, markets, and other goings on all the time. Beware the restaurants. Not bad, but over priced for the tourist trade. Go a block off the plaza and you’ll find many...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Inexpensive bars and restaurants outside the Arena in a crescent shape with pedestrian access only. Well recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MysticMilo
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We took the first train to Verona from Bologna and walked from the train station to Piazza Bra. The piazza was beautiful and with it being empty first thing in the morning, it gave us a better idea of what it looked like and how...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank buttercup1211
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the atmosphere in the evening with all the restaurants, people enjoying drinks, chatting, walking around etc. Nice place to sit and watch the crowds.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Reviewer83
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Piazza Bra is massive with many impressive buildings. Lots of cafes and restaurants. Of course the Arena and a nice shaded area with benches.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 28 October 2018

One of the few places in Verona where seating is available, in a nicely tended garden with a large open area in front of restaurants offering al fresco dining. Adjacent to the Arena and tourist information office, and with convenient access to clean public toilets...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Trevor A
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Right beside the arena, this is a large pedestrian area in the heart of Verona. There are bars/restaurants and a pretty park with a fountain where you can sit and enjoy the sunshine

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cordelia6
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Once in Verona you should take your time and walk across this beautiful square. It's really worth it! There are beautiful cafes (unfortunately too expensive), statues and the Coliseum to admire.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank elmila
Reviewed 22 October 2018

A great atmosphere with all the market stalls but its also a main pedestiran thoroughfare across the city - you always arrive here from the main pedestrian shopping street so it is always really busy. Lovely fruit cups as a refreshing snack in the 32...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christine866
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Compared to the rest of the city there is a high number of tourist groups checking out the area. Because of this if you want a quiet bite to eat you may be better off heading elsewhere. That said, the restaurants serve lovely food and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from iliasmav | Reviewed this property |
You can buy a bus pass at the information desk at the station.