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9 Great Things to Do in Perugia, Italy

Akshay Kulkarni Nov 29, 2019
Perugia, the Umbrian capital, is a remarkable city which proudly embraces its rich history and openly welcomes the modern changes. Located in the center of the country, the city's combination of historic and natural attractions will keep you entertained for days on end.
Meander around the historic square of Perugia, the Piazza IV Novembre. This bustling square is always full of activity with students and street entertainers.

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Go on a scenic boat ride on the pristine Lake Trasimeno, and explore some beautiful coastal towns along its shore.
Travel around the town in the fast and convenient MiniMetro, a one of a kind urban transport.
Explore the remains of the medieval, Italian castle - Rocca Paolina, its astonishing underground parts are definitely worth a visit.

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Check out the monumental Palazzo dei Priori, an iconic Italian Gothic architecture which houses the National Art Gallery of Umbria.
Watch the breathtaking sunsets and sweeping views of the city from Porta Sole, one of the highest points in Perugia.

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Find your peace in the imposing circular cathedral - the Church of Sant'Angelo in northern Perugia.

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Plan a picnic in the relaxing Giardini Carducci, a quaint garden with lush greenery and unparalleled views of the valley.

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If there in July, attend the Umbria Jazz Festival held annually in Perugia, it is one of the most famous and largest jazz festivals in the world.