Sights in MestreEdit This
There are several Mestre sights you should never miss when visiting this city. Mestre is known all over Europe as one of the largest cities in Italy, and has a lot of history to it. No wonder people all over the world are visiting this place--not only for the food and the shopping, but also the historical places to go. Read below to explore the wonders and beautiful sights that you can experience in Mestre.
The Piazza Ferretto
The Piazza Ferretto is the major piazza in Mestre. Above the piazza, you can find a very beautiful and majestic watchtower where you can see the whole city from above. This piazza also has a chain of restaurants and snack corners where the seats are strategically located outside so people to enjoy their food with a cool breeze. All of these restaurants surround one beautiful contemporary water feature which will truly dazzle everyone watching it. Aside from the beautiful sights and fine dining offered in the piazza, you can have a blast shopping at Mestre’s designer boutiques and stores.
The Parco San Giulliano
Parco San Giulliano is one of the two main parks of Mestre. This park is very popular during the summer as a concert venue for Mestre’s favorite local and international music artists. The Parco Giulliano also has an exceptional view of the Venice lagoon, where you can see the Freedom Bridge or the Ponte della Liberta, the very long and large bridge which connects Venice to Mestre.
The Parco Bissoula
Parco Bissoula is the second of the two main parks in Mestre. This park is very popular for the amenities it offers both the young and the old. Aside from its amazing architecture, this park includes an extensive selection of sports facilities like basketball courts, running tracks, and skating rinks. Children and adults can also beat the heat of the summer in this park by takind a dip in its swimming pools.
The Le Barche Shopping Center
A vacation is never complete without shopping. The Le Barche Shopping Center in Mestre is one of the most luxurious shopping centers in the city. Feast your eyes with the most expensive and gorgeous designer clothes in its boutiques, which offer the richness of Italy’s fashion. You can also purchase some classic furniture and other home improvement items in this mall. In a nearby place, your children can enjoy riding a mini train to take them into different places around Mestre.
April 07, 2010 new by piyushjain