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Magnificent place

Piazza Ducale at Vigevano is wonderful and it is one of the most beautiful in Italy. The castle... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Maurizio S
Province of Milan, Italy
Typical square

A typical Italian square filled with restaurants and shops. Nice to walk around and admire the... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
L'Isle-en-Dodon, France
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Piazza Ducale, 27029 Vigevano, Italy
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Reviewed 2 August 2014

this is really a gem no tourists medieval square . some say on of the best examples in italy . connects to a lovely old city of winding lanes

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Piazza Ducale at Vigevano is wonderful and it is one of the most beautiful in Italy. The castle that is located on one side of the piazza complete the overall harmonious settings. Originally the piazza was an anexus of the castle, then at a later...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

A typical Italian square filled with restaurants and shops. Nice to walk around and admire the architecture, especially the palace in the background.

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Was looking for a pit stop between Genoa and Milan Malpensa Airport and found Vigevano on a forum. It was our last stop on a week long Italian road trip and did not disappoint. Beautiful plaza and town, and we had the bonus of being...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Had the opportunity to visit the town of Vigevano, which is famous for handcraft manufacturing of Shoe's. This historic center was once part of the Duke Francis II Sforza's kingdom. You can walk along this magnificent center and have some pre-dinner drinks and then have...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

One of the most stunning Piazza's we have ever visited. The condition is unbelievable, this is well worth the visit to Vigevano

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

one of the largest squares in Europe, meticulously maintained, a must-see! Build by Sforza Milano family as country residence. Nearby Castello an absolute must-see unfortunately, like so many things in Italy, not really looked after nowadays!

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Reviewed 12 February 2017

You are standing in the middle of a real jewel, a rectangular cobbled square of 134 x 48 mts. surrounded by an omogeneous and uniform building dating back around 1680 with subsequent minor additions and changes. I am not adding anythjing else, go and see...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We came here for a morning trip from Milan. It's a lovely drive and a beautiful place to walk around. Restructured by Bramante and Leonardo the place is beautiful interesting with historical as well as aesthetic value.

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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Great piazza. Visit it at night too. It's astonishing. Pity there are no benches to sit on and enjoy the view.

Thank ApacheDave
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

One of the best medieval city squares of northern Italy, half an hour far from Milan but relatively less-known. It has rectangular shape: three sides are surrounded by a portico, the fourth is occupied by Duomo. The Bramante Tower stands on the left and dominates...More

Thank Luca C
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On street just a few hundred yards away - free and safe!