Beautiful piazza with arcades and several cafes and restaurants. Buy a coffee or apertivi at Meletti and watch all the people passing by. During the evenings the piazza is crowded and very lively. Worth a visit.
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Sitting in a cafe here on a Saturday, we saw three newly married couples getting their pictures taken after their ceremonies. Plus, we were surrounded by locals. Since Ascoli is not well known, you rarely hear a lot of English spoken as you wander the...More
This Piazza is beautiful. At night you can feel the history and know what it might have been like a very long time ago.
Not to be disappointed, this large central square is as beautiful as all the guides describe. I ,like all the locals were there enjoying the square as generations before then must have done. I was glad the markets were in other squares as sitting and...More
Other reviewers have talked about the history and the architecture of this exceptional piazza. I just wanted to add that there is nothing like walking around the plaza towards sunset (as a lot of the townspeople seem to be doing) and watching the world go...More
We walked the Piazza del Popolo in Ascoli Piceno where there are a number of lovely restaurants and bars; however, there was a market and local festival going on and it was loaded with shopping and food, which added to the fun and playfulness of...More
Call it what you might think about, but I looked at it as a study about architectural design and city planning for a public square and surrounding buildings. This might be one way to categorize this place. There is an artistic component. Call it a...More
Piazza del Popolo is one of most beautiful square in Italy and it's true. Nice square surrounded by buildings made in travertine. Two buildings deserve a visit as San Francesco Church and Palazzo dei Capitani. You also have many shops and bars to enjoy the...More