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Hamlets, districts and squares

Piazza Napoleone, Lucca

One of the city’s loveliest piazzas and the centre of political power

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location_on Piazza Napoleone, 22, 55100 Lucca LU, Italia

Piazza Napoleone from above
Piazza Napoleone from above
A bastion-protected medieval city and a blast of comics, culture and colors
Many people born and bred in Tuscany consider Lucca an outlier—it’s not uncommon to hear Florentines mutter “that's not Tuscan”, probably when referring to the bread, which is salted in Lucca and strictly plain elsewhere in Tuscany; or to the Lucchese people's mode of speaking (unique, to say the least); or to the fact that Lucca is the region’s only city-state to have preserved its ...