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Old June 2nd, 2009, 03:35 PM   #1
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Your City's Favorite Square or Plaza

Your City's Favorite Square or Plaza


Please post pictures of no more than 2 sqaures/plazas.
Please post a maximum of 2 pictures for each sqaure/plaza.



What I would like to see here, is a collection of photo's of everyone's favorite urban open spaces (square/plaza) and perhaps one or two photo's of the most famous one of your town/city.
To give you an example > when I would be living in NYC, my post would look like this:

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Probably the best known > Times Square:
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Time Square NYC by night (and by Wen ;-) by Wen-Chi Su, photographer, on Flickr

My favorite > Columbus circle:
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By: wally g
If you're favorite one is also the most known one, you may also post 3 photo's of this square/plaza!
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Old June 2nd, 2009, 03:37 PM   #2
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To start with my hometown The Hague, NL:


Probably the best known > Binnenhof:

Binnenhof by pieter musterd, on Flickr

My favorite > Plaats:

De Plaats (HDR) by Frans, on Flickr
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Old June 2nd, 2009, 04:20 PM   #3
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Very nice!


Here Catania, Italy:

Piazza Vincenzo Bellini (better known as Piazza Teatro Massimo):

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Opposite side: here


Piazza Università:

[IMG]http://i29.************/2ns5huf.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]http://i31.************/dykdg5.jpg[/IMG]


Piazza Duomo:

[IMG]http://i19.************/437162o.jpg[/IMG]


Please apologyse, I posted three squares!
If you wanna see more, just click on my signature.
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Old July 2nd, 2009, 02:15 AM   #4
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Mexico:

Zocalo or main square in mexico city the square of whole mexico this is where happend international shows:



Macroplaza monterrey:



The "angel" roundabout where the sports, culturals events happend:

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Old July 2nd, 2009, 04:25 PM   #5
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Nejmeh Square, Beirut Lebanon

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(this doesn't count as a picture, it's just a map to pin-point the square )
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Old July 3rd, 2009, 03:46 AM   #6
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NYC= Union Square and Washington Square Park but my favorite is Bryant Park.
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Old July 3rd, 2009, 11:35 AM   #7
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Het Spui, Amsterdam
My favorite spot to relax and smoke some weed


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Old July 6th, 2009, 07:20 AM   #8
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the ones in Amsterdam and Catania are my faves.

I'll come back with some of my own to see if you guys dig'em
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Old July 6th, 2009, 07:40 AM   #9
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New York's Union Square










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Old July 7th, 2009, 01:32 AM   #10
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Piazza Ducale in Vigevano

If I lived in Vigevano this would be my local for breakfast, lunch, dinner and perhaps after dinner.
One of the best achieved piazzas in Italy, often reported as a work by Leonardo da Vinci, who "only" deemed the square worth to be sketched in a sheet of his infact. Layout by Donato Bramante (1492).

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Old July 8th, 2009, 01:28 PM   #11
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I have two favourite squares in Bratislava:

the first is Liberty square, which I like because of his monumental look. Liberty square is the center of Bratislava government district, but is also sadly famous as place for alcoholic parties of youngsters



the second one is Hviezdoslav square, beautiful boulevard in the historical part of city with many trees, bar, cafes, restaurants In summer there is a very lovely atmosphere

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Old July 8th, 2009, 08:26 PM   #12
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I like Prešeren square, heart of Ljubljana:

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Old July 8th, 2009, 08:44 PM   #13
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Toronto's two most famous ones are Nathan Phillips Square which contains our new and old city hall and Yonge/Dundas Square which is more of an entertainment complex.

Nathan Phillips Square






Yonge/Dundas Square

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Old July 11th, 2009, 05:49 AM   #14
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I love Federation Square in Melbourne.


http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi..._Melbourne.jpg

Rainy Day



The sandstone tiles


http://www.simonandalexa.com/USERIMA...are%204(1).JPG





THATS FEDERATION SQUARE MELBOURNE, I HOPE YOU LIKED IT
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Old July 11th, 2009, 08:21 AM   #15
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Why is there so many people watching Kevin?
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Old July 12th, 2009, 11:49 AM   #16
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haha i dont know, i think it was the elections maybe??
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Old July 12th, 2009, 12:37 PM   #17
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Apology to the Indigenous people.

Federation Square is great, never forget the atmosphere there when they showed to World Cup on the big screen. Great nights in the city.
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Old August 2nd, 2009, 05:54 AM   #18
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hello, i am jio, it is tbilisi main square

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Old August 27th, 2009, 03:57 AM   #20
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