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Interesting subject: chess

Nice and original setup of chessboard in the middle of town. Beautiful to see and interesting to... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Krpr
via mobile
A picturesque main square

Great to walk around, very well preserved, lots of nice buildings all around it. Every other... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Ziggy-SLO
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Nice and original setup of chessboard in the middle of town. Beautiful to see and interesting to walk around. A must see if in the area.

Thank Krpr
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Great to walk around, very well preserved, lots of nice buildings all around it. Every other September, they play a game of ancient live person chess - wold be fun to check that out.

1  Thank Ziggy-SLO
Reviewed 25 May 2018

This is a very nice square where this a chessboard. There is a chess game played every 2 years using humans as chess pieces.

Thank Charles W
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Very interesting piazza with a chess board which makes it unusual and special. Lovely coffee dhops and a wonderful view of the walled city.

Thank Miriam T
Reviewed 2 February 2018

The square in Marostica dates back to the between the 11th and 13th centuries, there are still buildings from the middle ages, the renovation work has been done very well and it is especially glorious in the evening The square has a chess board where...More

Thank Mike1967RSR
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Piazza Castello is the main Piazza of Marostica. The picturesque piazza is surrounded by many beautiful buildings dating back centuries. The castle is located in the piazza and is home to a popular living chess festival which is organized each year. Visitors can observe the...More

1  Thank Robert R
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Visited this eatery 3 times whilst visiting Treviso. Lovely setting, and great for people watching, the food is quite good, the stand out for me was the Burger, quite unlike our burgers in the UK, 100% beef served on a toasted slab of bread, absolutely...More

Thank Duncan G
Reviewed 8 August 2017

There is a lot of history connnected to this very picturesque square. Be sure to go with a guide to learn more.

Thank GardaGal0912
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

A common tourists attraction .the ambience alone with sitting and having some cold cuts and selection of cheeses is enough. Beautiful .moderate prices

Thank Waleed S
Reviewed 9 July 2017

It's that time again. The Human Chess Game in Marostica is about to take place in Sep 2018! Every other September every two years (on even years), the board game of chess becomes a spectator sport in Marostica, Italy. This special event is held on...More

1  Thank vamori2016
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Response from Mike1967RSR | Reviewed this property |
Hi, i was not there for a concert so would not be able to give an answer, but I would think sitting at the back would be good as the church is there and would enhance the acoustics, but just a hunch.
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Response from Amy G | Reviewed this property |
Marostica has been a walled city since medieval times. Amy
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Christinaird
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Response from Amy G | Reviewed this property |
Both!! The festival takes places this September for several days with a chess match played with human chess pieces in customs. The piazza is a large marble chess chess board, and the human chess pieces are moved around to... More
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