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Spianada Square

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Address: Corfu Town 49100, Greece
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+30 2661 039066

A large public square full of trees; a great destination on lazy...

A large public square full of trees; a great destination on lazy afternoons.

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The spianada square in a lovely open space in a busy historic city

A relaxing place to take a walk, and at any time of year there will always be people relaxing there. much of it is shaded by trees, and if you are lucky there will be one of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 September 2014
Gillian B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2014 via mobile

A relaxing place to take a walk, and at any time of year there will always be people relaxing there. much of it is shaded by trees, and if you are lucky there will be one of the local orchestras playing at the band stand. You may even see a cricket match taking place, but this is a rare tradition... More 

Thank Gillian B
Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

Either if you try to park your car or you walk in liston or even go to the old fortress spianada square is there. Loads of kids playing around, sometimes free live concerts by local bands as well as cricket games. Big place some cemented some with grass and a part of it converted to a car park.

Thank makarv
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

This is at one end of a series of park-like grassy areas which stretch from the southern end of the bay. We wanted to see the old cricket pitch, dating from the days of British administration. All that remains is the strip. On one occasion we saw some cricket taking place, so it is still used. Along one side of... More 

Thank marymary27
Gateshead, England
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2013

We spent an hour sitting in the covered area of one of the cafes, Europe Café, having a drink and looking out across the 'square'. This was an afternoon and it was hot and we really enjoyed watching the world go by. Afterwards we walked across the square towards the Old Fortress and had a quick look at the few... More 

Thank SteveJacksonnufc
Hollywood UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2013

A beautiful square with an expanse of grass which is used as a cricket pitch. Would be fascinating to watch a game being played given the proximity of the parked cars! An interesting mix of architecture. The Liston is an especially fine colonnade running along the western side of the Spianada.

Thank WhitlocksEnd
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2013

Felt a bit like being in Italy hanging walking around the Spiniada, Lots of restaurants and a terific atmosphere with amazing views. Lots of great photo opportunities and good place t have a nice dinner and drinks.

1 Thank HellasHopper
Thessaloniki, Greece
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149 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2013

So romantic , croudy yet modest, beautiful faces from all around the world, day starts in Corfu here and ends here, a definite must on your one with your loved one or with your noisy group, you will have a grea tme

Thank ArisWon
Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2013

Firstly let me say I was disappointed with the "Liston" I was expecting more from what I had read, basically just expensive Cafes and restaurants either under the arches or across the road by the side of the park. The park and surrounding area was much better, the Palace of St George and St Michael, the large and green park... More 

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St Helier, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2013

Largest in Balkans. Created for military needs with beautiful surroundings. Situated in front of fortress making this open space ideal firing point during Venetian reign of Corfu. Very special place and lively at night with street entertainment, meeting place, families with strollers, teenagers hanging just a wonderful part of corfu town

1 Thank JANE D
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2012

Right in the middle of Corfu Town between the main restaurant area of Old Town and the Old Fort / sea. Lovely open grassy area with lots of benches and trees for shade. Stroll around, relax on a bench, watch the local kids play and just chill for an hour. This is where the Corfiots used to play cricket, introduced... More 

1 Thank JGM1950

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