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The Forty Three Meme

Deborah at Old Shoes -New Trip tagged the other Slow Travel bloggers with a list of 43 interesting city squares, plazas and piazzas from around the world. She challenges us to find out how many of these squares we have visited.

I went through the list and only came up with 13 squares. I definitely have my work cut out to make a dent on the other 30.

The Forty-Three MEME from Old Shoes, New Trip

Copy this list into your own blog and put an asterisk after each city square you've actually spent time in. (Riding past in a taxi or bus doesn't count.) Please include the link back to Old Shoes - New Trip in you own entry and don't forget to come back to and leave comment on Deborah's post.

1- Piazza Del Campo, Siena, Italy *
2- Piazza Della Signoria, Florence, Italy *
3- Staromestske Namesti, Prague, Czech Republic
4- Markt, Bremen, Germany
5- Grote Markt, Brussels, Belgium *
6- Piazza and Piazzetta San Marco, Venice, Italy *
7- Piazza Del Campidoglio, Rome, Italy *
8- Krasnaja Polscad, Moscow, Russia
9- Sultanahmet Meidani, Istanbul, Turkey
10- Piazza Navona, Rome, Italy *
11- St. Peter's Square, The Vatican *
12- Place Des Vosges, Paris, France *
13- Place Vendome, Paris, France
14- Place Des Terreaux, Lyon, France
15- Place Stanislas, Nancy, France
16- Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain *
17- Schlossplatz, Stuttgart, Germany
18- Plaza De La Constitucion, Mexico City, Mexico
19- Praca do Comercio, Lisbon, Portugal
20- Trafalgar Square, London, UK *
21- Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin, Germany
22- Konigsplatz, Munich, Germany
23- Winter Palace Square, St. Petersburg, Russia
24- Piccadilly Circus, London, UK *
25- Piazza Duomo, Milan, Italy *
26- Piazza Dell'Unita D'Italia, Trieste, Italy
27- Theaterplatz, Dresden, Germany
28- Maria Theresien Platz, Vienna, Austria
29- Hosok Tere, Budapest, Hungary
30- Plaza De Mayo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
31- Times Square, New York City, USA *
32- Tian'anmen Square, Beijing, China
33- Praca Dos Tres Poderes, Brasilia, Brazil
34- Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, Canada
35- City Hall Plaza, Boston, USA
36- Plateau Beaubourg, Paris, France
37- Tsukuba Center Square, Tsukuba, Japan
38- Place Du Nobre D'Or, Montpellier, France
39- Placa Dels Paisos Catalans, Barcelona, Spain
40- Parliament Square, Canberra, Australia
41- California Plaza, Los Angeles, USA
42- Schouwburgplein, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
43- Potsbamer Platz, Berlin, Germany

Comments (6)

Cool, Marta. Your list has four that mine doesn't. Thanks for being the first person to take my challenge!

Well, I only have visited 8! At first I only thought I had visited 7 until I noticed the Brussels one you marked. When I looked it up, I realized that the Grote Markt, Brussels is another name for the The Grand'Place - a beautiful square with wonderful memories.

Only ten! :(

Our lists are remarkably similar (except mine won't post until tomorrow morning).

Your list is similar to mine except the square in Brussels (I might have driven by) and the one in Paris.

Our lists ARE very similar except that I haven't been to Spain. It's fun to go around and look at these.

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