Category: Verona and nearby

Romeo and Juliet is one of the most famous tragedies written by William Shakespeare, as well as one of the most famous love stories in the world. The tragedy tells how two noble families of Verona, the…

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“Piazza delle Erbe” is the oldest square in Verona which rises above the remains ofthe ancient Roman Forum. In the Roman age it was the center of political and economic life, over time the Roman buildings have given way…

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The Bra Square is the largest square in Verona. It owes its name to the term “braida” which in Lombard language means wide. In Bra Square there are many monuments from different eras: Verona Arena Palace of the Gran Guardia Barbieri Palace The Verona Arena is a Roman amphitheater from the 1st century AD. During the summer, the Arenian Opera Festival is held inside it, inaugurated in 1913 with GiuseppeVerdi’s Aida. The “Palazzo…

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The Scaligera period (1262-1387) was a positive for the growth of Verona under theurbanistic aspect. Many buildings and monuments were built, among the main ones we can find: Castelvecchio Bridge and Castle Signori Square (Piazza dei Signori) with the Government Palace…

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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…

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