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“nice square” (16 reviews)
“opera house” (17 reviews)
Avignon, France
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Reviewed 6 September 2013

What a vibrant place this is! There were always people having dinner at the various (excellent) restaurants. Street performers - from 'living statues' to gypsy singers appeared daily. It was fun watching small children (and their parents) enjoying the merry-go-round. Everyone was having fun, the...More

Thank Thom1232013
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Great city center with lots of people watching while dining at its many bistros. A bit overpriced, but you are paying to be in the center of activity. There are many great restaurants in Avignon, but the plazas end up being pricier due to locale.

Thank Nungster
Reviewed 25 July 2013

One of the things I love about Europe are plaza filled with cafes for people watching. Here's the deal...it's fun to sit and have a drink and watch the world go by but the cafes are def overpriced. But hey, you are on vacation so...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2013

The Place de l'Horloge (Clock Square) is THE center of Avignon, and is worth lingering in. Many cafes here, although there are cheaper ones on Boulvard Raspail at the other end of the Rue de la Republique. We saw a wedding coming out of the...More

Thank EC13091
Reviewed 12 July 2013

Lined with restaurants serving average meals, the Hotel de Ville, Theatre d'Avignon, the old Banque de France building , lots of hotels, and the ever present Carousel this was a place to walk through, not linger in -- unless you are desperately hungry and would...More

Thank Roshni2011
Reviewed 23 June 2013

A beautiful square full of pavement cafes & enhanced by a real old-fashioned carousel. Cafe prices are a lot cheaper in other streets though!

Thank 377Sarah377
Reviewed 17 June 2013

This is a crowed square with many average al fresco restaurants scattered about. No standout architecture or high quality locations to dine or people watch.

Thank Serviceprof
Reviewed 8 June 2013

The place to be in Avignon.........lots of shops, restaurants and cultural attractions all in the general vicinity.

Thank Horlbogen
Reviewed 7 June 2013

Avignon is a small city by comparison with Paris but not as crowded, at least not during Festival Time, easy to walk and with a well defined center where the theater and Merry Go Round share time and space. There are several restaurants lining the...More

Thank StudioCityBassPlayer
Reviewed 25 May 2013

Most of the restaurants offer the same fare and at similar prices. Square is dominated by the impressive Hotel De Ville. On a fine day would be most enjoyable however not so much went the wind is blowing a gale

Thank Mon55
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