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- Modern, private ownership, comfortable, winner of many awards. The best stadium in Italy. perfect vison from all sectors, fans sit very close to the pitch. It would deserve a much stronger team to play in it.Written 6 March 2020This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Surrounded by a wonderful architectural ensemble, this is the jewel in the crown of Udine! The clock tower features two Moors striking the bell, the loggia dell Lionello is a wondeful place to sit and watch the wolrd go by. The Palazzo del Commune bears simalarities to the Doge's Palace in Venice. There are statues, columns, fountains and open spaces for parading about!Written 31 May 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- After seeing (a few years ago) this square in the evening, I recently had the opportunity to visit it at lunchtime.
In both cases it appeared to me to be extremely enjoyable. The square is swarming with people walking, drinking, eating (sitting at the tables), chatting. An image that shows the crowd in its most pleasant side, and brings joy.
The urban and architectural framework is essential to allow this image of peace and well-being. The large square is quadrangular, thus denouncing the fact that it was conceived in a unitary way, as it was included in the city enlargement connected to the construction of the second circle of walls (mid-thirteenth century). As part of this expansion, the square was intended to house the market; and in fact it is also remembered as "Piazza del Mercato Nuovo".
The square (now completely pedestrian) is also elegantly paved, embellished in its center by the sixteenth-century fountain by Giovanni da Udine and by a fifteenth-century column. On the four sides of the square, decent buildings, some of which retain the original frescoed facades, follow one another, interrupted only by the streets leading to the square, and by the elegant San Giacomo church, built, in Lombard Renaissance style, in 1525 - restrcturing a chapel of the fourteenth century - by Bernardino da Morcote: the same architect - coming from this small village in Italian Switzerland - to whom we also owe the nearby Portico di San Giovanni.
I can hardly believe that - as some web sources report - in the last decades of the XXth century this square was considered a disreputable place. Today in my opinion it is the most pleasant place in the city.Written 5 May 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Its a steep climb up to the castle either using the steps or a cobbled road but once up there the views are very good.
The day I went was free admission - National Museums Day! - otherwise the admission price was quite reasonable. There is an archeological section and a section charting the unification of Italy on the ground floor, but up on the second floor is the art collection with pictures by Carpaccio, Tiepolo, etc. and a superb Caravaggio - well worth the climb up to the castle! On the top floor is a photography section, tracing the evolution of photography in Friuli - descriptions mostly in Italian. The views from the windows, however, are excellent andf some windows have indications as to what the buildings are you are looking at.Written 31 May 2022
- we had been in Trieste and were bound for Venuce but a friend and said we should stop in Udine to see this palace and the wonderful Tiepolo paintings. It was well worth the visitWritten 28 June 2022
- wonderful view by night, the Loggia is right in the middle of Udine, very charming in the evening 's lightWritten 10 February 2020
- I love this place and regularly visit it. The works are fascinating and the mix of old and contemporary is just fascinating. A must see!Written 17 December 2018
- Unfortunately, it wasn't possible to go inside, but from outside cathedral is beautiful with a nice square in front of itWritten 28 July 2019
- We had visited all the art museums and had a spare afternoon and decided to come here. What a brilliant decision! We had a wonderful experience and essentially got a guided tour. We do speak Italian (not fluently) and the lady was so keen to talk to us about the exhibits. There are sections on weaving, medicines, religion, clothes, woodworking etc. It is very well set out. Don't let a lack of Italian put you off as they do have an English leaflet.
The best visit of our holiday.
Grazie mille!Written 11 July 2019
- For me it's a good place to make run or a walk. Am a regular runner over there. But there are pets with their owners. Sometime they are without belt. They don't harm but need to b careful bit.Written 15 September 2017
- We had a bad weather day in Udine, and were looking for something to do indoors. We decided on the City Museums in the castle above the city, and were not disappointed. There are 4 different museums housed in the same building. We were particularly tacken by the archaeology museum which was exceptionally well curated and featured a number of lifelike video displays of modern day Italian scientists and anthropologists. It helps to speak a little Italian. There is not a lot of English signage.Written 18 October 2016
- We entered the church and walked around its pretty baroque interior; it was initially built during the 14th century and the facade remade during the 16th century in the Renaissance style while the interior remade in the baroque one during the 17th century. In one of the chapels we also admired a well made nativity scene.Written 25 January 2019
- As a mum I like this place, it does have an area for children, but it is so big it invites children to have adventures in Nature!
It would be lovely to have an area reserved for children; sometimes there are people walking dogs and not all of them come with a leash.
Having said that... do go there in summer, but also in fall and winter, it has lovely colours and walking around is rather beautiful.Written 24 October 2016
- This little 18c church has a noble exterior and a gorgeous interior with several spectacular paintings. Definitely worth a visit if it's open.Written 29 July 2018
- We discovered this modest church building while walking the Via Aquileia and stepped inside. Although this was a "random" church, somewhere in Udine, not the famous Duomo or the San Giacomo church, it turned out to be a splendid church, built in the 15th century, with impressive ceiling frescos. The church has had several patrons, but is now the church of the Holy Virgin of Carmine. Worth a visit.Written 14 September 2018
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