Roman Verona

Verona has numerous monuments from the Roman era in addition to its Arena:

  • The Roman Theatre
  • Porta Borsari
  • Porta Leoni
  • Arch of the Gavi
  • Ponte Pietra

The Roman Theater of Verona was built in the 1st century BC and is one of the bestpreserved Roman theaters in northern Italy.

Porta Borsari and Porta Leoni were the most important gates for accessing the city.

The Arch of the Gavi is an honorary arch to celebrate the Gens Gavia family. It was builtin the second half of the 1st century AD Ponte Pietra is the oldest bridge in Verona. Having survived several floods, it was destroyed by German soldiers during the retreat inWorld War II. It was rebuilt in 1957.

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