Thursday, September 10, 2009

lucca, italy





piazza dell'anfiteatro is the name of this piazza in lucca, a medieval city surrounded by a huge wall. I did a quick google search trying to find the name of this art piece, to no avail. if you click
here you can see a birds eye view showing this piazza on google maps. visiting lucca was the last place we visited during our stay in italy. we were only there a few hours but we just so happened to enter the city right near a tourist center that rented bikes. I highly recommend this mode of transport if you are so inclined and don't have much time to spend in lucca. it was a great way to get a quick view of a charming medieval town. also, their gelato was delicious.

9 comments:

Pietro said...

I really enjoy this wonderful photo of the ancient piazza, with that blue sky and those little white clouds!

Daryl said...

Lovely piazza ..is it the 'main' town square?

Anonymous said...

It's a alien space ship, :-)

ewix said...

My lcky daughter is in Tuscany now!
Bliss!

Ken Mac said...

utterly fantastic enlarged!

Alexa said...

Ken mac is so right! It does seem that bike is the best mode of transport (but that's true almost everywhere,
except, of course, Venice and up-and-down towns like Siena). You obviously had a truly memorable trip and I'm so glad for you.

Alida Thorpe said...

How fortunate that you could see Italy this way.
Isn't it a beautiful country?!!

My dream is to go back and stay for a month.
Thanks for sharing these photos. It brings back memories!

Babzy said...

lovely place !

James said...

Looks like a wonderful place! It's on my places to go list! :)