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Piazza della Riforma, Lugano, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As you would expect this busy Piazza has plenty of restaurants selling expensive food and cafe culture.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent an hour in this piazza enjoying a coffee and watching people. The piazza is alive with townspeople and tourists and of course is very clean. Enjoyed the musician playing his honky tonk piano and the cactus art installation.

Thank mschmitt255
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit Lugano you will certainly come to the Piazza della Riforma when taking a stroll through town. It is surrounded by the town hall and beautiful houses with street cafes facing the piazza.

Thank Experience582708
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The piazza is surrounded by old, nicely renovated and maintained building. The house the municipality as well one the well known Vanini. All around are restaurants with ample place to sit, enjoy a drink or meal. Nice to sit and watch the Piazza.

Thank flipflop525
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Host to a number of restaurants within the piazza and perfect for apero while people watching . A good location as a meeting point after strolling around the busy shopping complex and some well rated hotels and branded boutiques within the complex

Thank cmor8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really beautiful place - filled with old houses where the architecture is wonderful. Piazza di Riforma is very clean and I can recommend you to stay for a while and enjoy the shops and the surroundings.

Thank piasjelle3080
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a coffee and people watching at this peaceful piazza in Lugano. Architecture of surrounding buildings provides wonderful ambience to the scene. A modern cactus sculpture reminds you that we are not in the 19th C.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Having travelled from Milan for a day trip and landed in Lugano, the first thing that struck me was how clean it was. The piazza is so pretty, with designer shops up and down the mall. It really is a town not to be missed...More

2  Thank Ossie D
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Apparently this is the longest covered arcade shopping street in Europe. All the well known high priced fashion stores are here as well as slightly less expensive ones. Plenty of place to enjoy an expresso in this subtropical resort town of Lugano.

Thank happysolo_12
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The square is in typical italian style for this bordering part Switzerland with Italy. Nice cozy place to hang around. The lake is just next by..

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