Other attractions Arezzo

Other attractions Arezzo - Parco del Prato

Of the attractions in Arezzo that are not easily categorized, the Piazza Grande and the old city gates are the most interesting. The Prato Park is next to what is left of the Medicea Castle and the Roman Amphitheater now houses the Archaeological Museum.

Other attractions Arezzo

Piazza Grande

Piazza Grande Arezzo
Piazza Grande

The central square of Arezzo is called Piazza Grande. It has a distinct shape and is surrounded by some of the city’s most beautiful churches and palaces. It is therefore the best starting point for exploring the city. It is also known as Piazza Vasari.

City gates

There are still seven city gates in the ancient protective wall around Arezzo. Not all of them are accessible anymore.

Fortezza Medicea

The Fortezza Medicea is located at the top of the Colle di San Donato, on the edge of the city center. Thanks to its high position, one has a beautiful view of the city from the fortress. It was built in the 16th century. Napoleon had it partially destroyed three centuries later.

Romeins Amphitheater

Roman Amphitheater - Other attractions Arezzo

The Roman Amphitheater of Arezzo is located in the southern part of the walled part of the city. Today the Archaeological Museum of the city sits on the ruins of the monument. Only some aisles and part of the grandstand can be seen.

Prato Park

The Prato is the name of the park that stretches out between the Cathedral of Arezzo and the medieval Fortezza Medicea. In the middle of the park is a sculpture group dedicated to the poet Petrarch.

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