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Piazza Anfiteatro

Lucca, Italy
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This city square is built on an ancient Roman amphitheater situated in the heart of Lucca's historical center.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely to be somewhere with a modern use for what would otherwise have been a monument. Busy and buzzy, full of restaurants, worth spending a little time, just gazing at the sculpture

Thank VT01273
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sitting at one of the restaurants and watching the World go by was like dream - sit here long enough and you may even see a wedding party walk through (a local tradition).

Thank iphfox
Reviewed 2 days ago

I like Roman towns using the geometry of older buildings. In some of them the odeon, theatre or hippodrom turns into a piazza. It is a very clear sample of it. The scale and the central location, the city of Lucca itself is a very...More

Thank mapman07
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lots of restaurants to choose from all serving delicious home made pizza and pasta. Great setting with a very lively vibe

Thank Deano1957
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lucca is a lovely place to just wander at your leisure through. This piazza is lovely as it just opens out in front of you, lots of restaurants around the outside and is a buzz of noise during the peak times. But the whole place...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a very popular square where most of the tourists and locals meet for a lunch or a dinner. The atmosphere is popular and restaurants are touristic.

Thank Michel W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As with much in Italy these days, (I remember it to be a lot better 20 years ago) this place is now for tourists only. One tourist shop after another and a square fool of overpriced, hardly special restaurants 'spoil' the experience. Only when looking...More

Thank RobertJan71
Reviewed 1 week ago

At present, Piazza Anfiteatro is a nice place to make a short visit, as it is very touristy and there is not much to see except for restaurants and some kitchy shops. But the fact that it was a Roman amphitheater at one time makes...More

Thank ProfessorOnzaga
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were grateful to find someone to sit and have a spritzer having become quite lost in the myriad streets of Lucca. Ate lunch but it was pretty average. I wouldn't recommend eating here. Returned one evening looking for some atmosphere and to while away...More

Thank sianepeer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its the tourist centre of town; perimeter line with decent restaurants. Great place to people-watch.

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14 April 2017|
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Response from Christopher T | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I hope I am not too late with this. We travelled by car so cannot comment on the public transport other than to say that I know others who have used trains without problems. The main Piazza are both worth a visit, as is... More
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Angela6519
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Response from Salvin0 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, thank you for asking the questions. I can only give you what my wife and I enjoyed, having stayed in Lucca for one whole month. First of all, Best non-tourist place to eat is outside the ancient walls. Catch a taxi or... More
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