A huge number of people crowd the square, but that doesn't make it less enjoyable. The Basilica of San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, the Campanile, and Tower dell'Orologio are all found in this square full of history and culture. It was full of souvenir stands, restaurants, and terraces to have a drink and take in the views. So basically, I loved it but couldn't see it at night. If I had, I would have liked a lot more.
The beautiful city of Verona has a really interesting central square, known as the Piazza delle Erbe. During Roman times, this square served as the nerve center of the city and this remains the same today. It is the best possible place to begin a tour of Verona. In the northern part of the square is the Torre dei Lamberti, the oldest building in the Old Town. It also has spectacular views of Verona. In the middle of the square you can admire the imposing Lion of St. Mark, a reminder that we are within walking distance of the once powerful republic of Venice. It also highlights the beautiful central fountain of Madonna Verona. Monuments aside, the best of the Piazza delle Erbe is the intense beat of life, no matter if it´s day or night, there's always something going on and revealing the true pulse of the city .
The Piazza Bra is one of the most popular of Verona. In fact, if you walk from the train station it will be the first place you see upon entering the old city. It's pretty big with a garden, benches for resting and public toilets. Around this square are some of the major tourist attractions of the city, including the Arena or Maffeiano Museum. Furthermore, in this square you can take the tourist train to take a walk in Verona.
This is a large square that makes up the heart of Padua. On one side the Captain's palace with its great, functioning astronomical clock presides. It is also very popular in the evenings full of restaurant terraces and ice cream shops. The Captain's Palace was begun in the 14th century and was the residence of the Venetian governors of the city. The clock tower is open at the bottom with an arch that extends to Palazzo del Capitanio.
Also known as Piazza Dante, for the statue of Dante Alighieri in the middle of it. Without doubt this is one of the biggest attractions of the city, a perfect example of Renaissance architecture that is impossible to ignore. A square is accessed through a narrow archway that connects to the Piazza delle Erbe and inside is the elegant Loggia del Cosiglio, with its stylized columns it is the true attraction the square. From Piazza one can access the] Torre dei Lamberti to admire one of the best views of Verona.
From Piazza della Signoria, where the Clock Tower stands, the Palazza del Capitanio can be reached by a short road past the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta and the Duomo. The Diocesan Museum, which stands on one side, shows valuable works of jewelry, painting, and sculpture. The entrance to the art collection is free.
El Campo della Maddalena in the Cannaregio district is a beautiful place near one of the main streets in this area, Rio Terà della Maddalena. There lies a main example of neoclassical architecture - the Venetian Santa Maria Maddalena church, better known as La Maddalena. This church is one of the most beloved by Venetians, especially on the day when Santa Maddalena commemorates the signing of the peace between the Republics of Genoa and Venice in 1356. Another unique building in this square is the palace where poet Innocente Giuseppe Lanza (1893-1963) founded the Societa Lunatica Benefica.
This terrace, dominated by a huge tricolour flag, is one of the most scenic in all of Vicenza. The breathtaking view of the city extends as far as the eye will see on sunny days, and in the evening, it's a popular spot for romantic trysts. The large parking lot ends at the marble railing, where the names of the towns near Vicenza are inscribed, some of which are clearly visible to the naked eye. You can also bring a pair of binoculars if you like, to get a better look at this enchanting landscape.
Parallel to the more famous Piazza delle Erbe, and connected to it by an arch, this space is just as beautiful by night. Here you can see a palace dating back to 1283, built in the Romanesque style, with its beautiful gallery made from Istria stone. It is dominated by the Tower of the Ancients, built in 1200, and destroyed in 1939.
Continuing along the historic old San Francisco route, you'll come to this square dominated by the neoclassical Prefecture building, and a large tomb which is said to hold the remains of the Trojan hero Antenore, founder of the city. This was the site of the church of Saint Stephen.