The elliptical square of Lucca

The hidden corners that I invite you to discover in the quiet Italian provincial towns could sometimes be enormous! In Lucca, the Piazza dell'Anfiteatro (literally “square of amphitheater”) with its elliptical shape is one of the most characteristic views of the city. The houses, in different shades of yellow and ocher, are positioned on the perimeter of a perfect ellipse and face this square [...]