Here is the largest square in the Balkans and the second largest square in Europe, after the Square of Saint Mark in Venice. Spianada is the most impressive square of Corfu Town. Rumours say that it owes its name to the Venetian word spianata, that means a large open space. Spianada square is a long green square, a remnant of the Venetian fortifications in the 17th century and was built-in the style of the Royal Gardens of Europe. The square lies between the Old Fortress and the Old Town and it is a place where many Corfiots arrange to meet nowada

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