Piazza del Popolo, Cesena

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Piazza del Popolo
Piazza del Popolo

The Piazza del Popolo (Popolo’s Square) is located at the heart of Cesena, and offers some of the most interesting town sights.

In the middle of the square there stands the Fontana del Masini (Masini’s Fountain). On the southern side of the square there stands the Palazzo Comunale (Town Hall). Next to the Palazzo Comunale there are Loggetta Veneziana and Rocchetta di Piazza, built in the 15th century.

The Chiesa dei Santi Anna e Gioacchino (Church of St. Anna and St. Gioacchino) takes up the northern side of the square. During the fascist period the name of the square was "Piazza Vittorio Emanuele", the name "Piazza del Popolo" was given after the second world war.

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Coordinates: 44°08′13.66″N 12°14′31.56″E / 44.1371278°N 12.2421000°E / 44.1371278; 12.2421000