Piazza Santa Croce
(Italian pronunciation: pyah-tsah  sahn-tah  crow-chay)

short movie clip showing the Piazza S. Croce (mov. format - 10 mb)

Piazza Santa Croce was the place in which the historical football match was played during the Carnival in 1530. Today, the statue of Dante (1865) has had to be shifted from the center to the side of the square to make way for the annual calcio in costume (football match in fancy dress).