Europe Journals

City Squares Rendezvous

A travel journal to Europe by DLYupitun

San Gimignano Photo, San Gimignano, Italy More Photos
Quote: From the towering skyscrapers and glittering lights of Times Square in New York to a small romantic piazzas in Italy, we wandered through some of North America and Europe’s city squares.

Piazza del Campo

Attraction | "Home of the Famous Horse Race, the Palio"

Quote:
From towering skyscrapers and glittering lights of Times Square in New York to small romantic piazzas in Italy, we wandered through some of North America and Europe’s city squares.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on August 19, 2009

Piazza del Campo

Siena, Tuscany 53100

San Gimignano

Attraction | "Time Stood Still in San Gimignano!"

San Gimignano Photo, San Gimignano, Italy
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San Gimignano is a medieval hill town of beautiful towers located in the center of Tuscany between Florence and Sienna. The heart of San Gimignano has four piazzas: Piazza Duomo, Piazza della Cisterna, Piazza delle Erbe and Piazza Pecori. The picturesque Piazza della Cisterna is the town's main square.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 19, 2009

San Gimignano
San Gimignano
Tuscany, Italy

Times Square

Attraction | "At Times Square on Christmas Eve"

Times Square Photo, New York, New York
Quote:
"I wanna wake up in a city that doesn't sleep… New York, New York!" And so we did in Winter '05 to celebrate Christmas in the Big Apple.First stop, Times Square -- one of the most famous (if not the most famous) crossroads in the world, is located at the junction of 42nd Street, 7th Avenue and Broadway. During the day, Times Square is shadowed by towering skyscrapers, but once the sun goes down, this popular tourist attraction comes alive with flashing neon lights, digital advertisements and thousands of people marching on the streets. Christmas is always special no matter where you spend it, but Christmas Eve in New York is absolutely spectacular! Our journey on Christmas Eve...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 19, 2009

Times Square

New York, New York 10036

Piccadilly Circus

Attraction | "Watching the World Go By at Piccadilly Circus"

Piccadilly Circus Photo, London, England
Quote:
On our first night in London we headed to Piccadilly Circus, sat by the fountain and watched the world go by. Seated on our right were two girls from Russia and on our left was a couple from Japan.

Piccadilly Circus is a popular attraction in the City of Westminster surrounded by shops, restaurants, clubs, pubs and theaters. Five streets converge and revolve around the circus -- and in the center is a fountain with the Statue of Eros commemorating the philanthropy of the seventh Earl of Shaftesbury.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 18, 2009

Piccadilly Circus
Piccadilly Circus
London, England W1