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Photo: Tourist Attraction Piazza Anfiteatro Lucca City Tuscany Italy

One of the top tourist attractions in the city of Lucca is the Piazza Anfiteatro an old Roman Amphitheatre dates back to 180 BC and some of the original stonework can still be seen in the piazza.

A Roman Amphitheatre stood on this site which is now known as the Piazza Anfiteatro, built in 180 BC, which was used for spectacles and shows until the 6th Century. After that, this space became a quarry to supply the town with building materials for the churches and palaces. During the Middle Ages, houses and other structures were built inside the oval space, and it wasn't until the 19th century when an architect redesigned the space that all the buildings inside the Amphitheatre were removed and the present day buildings were built on the Roman foundations so that the area still retains the original shape today.

Nowadays the Amphitheatre is filled with shops, cafes, and restaurants that allow plenty of opportunity for having a delicious meal and a glass of wine, and doing some people watching.

This is one of the most famous places to visit in Lucca, and Lucca is a city that is especially ... continue below the picture...


Tourist Attraction Piazza Anfiteatro Lucca City Tuscany Italy

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Tourist Attraction Piazza Anfiteatro Lucca City Tuscany Italy
Photo of the Piazza Anfiteatro in the city of Lucca, Province of Lucca, Tuscany, Italy.

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... known for its ancient architecture and layout, and even though the town has expanded beyond the ancient boundaries, the original layout is still visible today. Lucca is a town in the Lucca Province, which is one of many in the Tuscany Region, known for its gorgeous scenery in northern Italy.

Old Roman Amphitheatre, Piazza Anfiteatro, at dusk in the City of Lucca, Province of Lucca, Region of Tuscany, Italy, Europe.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III, aperture of f/8.0, exposure time of 10/1 sec. on ISO 50, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 24mm.

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Tourist Attraction Piazza Anfiteatro Lucca City Tuscany Italy
One of the top tourist attractions in the city of Lucca is the Piazza Anfiteatro an old Roman Amphitheatre dates back to 180 BC and some of the original stonework can still be seen in the piazza.
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