Verona Things to Do

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  • 1. Romeo & Juliet

    This is it, Juliet's original, absolutely genuine bed. Not from the fourteenth century, of course, but from the twentieth, when it was built and used for the love scene in Zeffirelli's film Romeo...

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  • 2. Arena

    Considering that it was built nearly two thousand years ago, the Arena di Verona is remarkably well preserved -- so well preserved that it is still used for opera performances six nights a week during...

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  • 3. Piazza delle Erbe

    Market Square (or the square of herbs) occupies a good part of the area of Verona’s Roman Court, where the Maximum Decuman and Maximum Cardo intersected. Through the centuries, the square has been the...

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  • 4. Piazza dei Signori - Piazza Dante

    Palazzo dei Tribunali is another interesting building facing Piazza Dante. In the innercourt you may see 2 round areas, covered by glass, where you woll be able to look down to a lower level of the...

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  • 5. The Scaligeri Tombs

    There is a small church, called Santa Maria Antica just about 50 meters from Piazza Dante and in front of that church you will see the Arche Scaligere,some really interesting tombs of the Scaligers, a...

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  • 6. Piazza Bra

    In 2006 I unfortunately didn't see the new production of Puccini's Tosca, which is too bad because it was highly praised by the critics. The staging, set design, costumes and lighting for Tosca were...

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  • 7. Castelvecchio

    Following the revolt headed by his half-brother Fregnano, Cangrande II no longer felt safe inside the city: on top of the surrounding city walls, he had a castle and a bridge over the Adige River...

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  • 8. Teatro Romano - Roman Theatre

    In addition to the Arena, the ancient Romans had a smaller theater on the other side of the river, with stone steps built into a hillside. This theater is also very well preserved and is used today...

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  • 9. Sant'Anastasia Chiesa - Church

    The Church of St. Anastasia is one of the most impressive churches in Verona. Although it is slightly smaller than Verona's nearby cathedral (the duomo), St. Anastasia is a more impressive church, in...

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  • 10. Basilica San Zeno

    Slightly out of the center is the impressive Basilica de St Zeno and is one of Verona's most visited churches. Its dedicated to St Zeno who is the patron saint of verona. After taking a look at the...

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  • 11. Duomo

    The successive early Christian, high medieval, Romanesque and Gothic contributions through the course of time have made the Duomo an extremely rich architectural complex, more than just a single...

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  • 12. Via Mazzini

    Via Mazzini is the smartest of Verona's shopping streets. Here you will find the fashion shops and designer boutiques such as Gucci and Versace. This is a street to stroll along, and to window shop....

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  • 13. Porta Borsari

    This Roman town gate is huge (in Roman ruin terms) and can be found at the western end of Corso Porta Borsari. It dates from the first century AD, although there was almost certainly a previous gate...

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  • 14. Walking

    Verona was called in latin "Urbs picta" since the renaissance, because most of its building were painted. The most famous examples are the frescoes of Case Mazzanti, in piazza Erbe, but there are many...

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  • 15. Ponte Pietra

    The Ponte Pietra, formerly also known as “pons marmoreus” (marble bridge), is one of the oldest bridges in the city. At the foundation of Verona in 90 BC a wooden bridge crossed the Adige River here,...

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  • 16. San Fermo Maggiore Chiesa - Church

    The usual entrance to the church is on the feft side, from Stradone S. Fermo, where a staircase, covered by a massive porch, leads up to the door. There are a 13th century frescoes in the lunette, the...

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  • 17. Portani della Bra

    Archway at the Piazza Brà The Portoni della Brà, the two arches of the town gate, enclose the Piazza Brà to the south. Through the arches you can reach the Porta Nova, which connects the old town...

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  • 18. Porta Nuova

    Of course there are many charming little streets in downtown Verona, but most people get their first taste of the city by walking along Corso Porta Nuova, which begins not far from the train station...

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  • 19. Castelo San Pietro

    Above the Teatro Romano is the Castelo San Pietro, which is a good place to go for views out over the city of Verona. Second photo: I suppose it would be possible to cycle up to the castle in some...

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  • 20. Il Giardino Giusti

    The Giardino Giusti were created in the 1570s for Count Agostino Giusti and have long been famous, visited by both Goethe and Mozart (amongst many others, obviously). Amazingly, the Giusti family...

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  • 21. Fiume Adige - River

    One of the things I really enjoyed about Verona is that it's possible to go for a great walk along the Adige River. There's a nice sidewalk running on both sides of the river, and it's worth going...

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  • 22. Torre dei Lamberti

    In the middle of Piazza Erbe, on the corner towards la Costa, stands the Tower of the City, or Lamberti Tower. Apparently construction of the tower began in 1172. In May 1403 lightening struck the...

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  • 23. Arco dei Gavi

    This Roman arch stands in a small square overlooking the River Adige at the end of Corso Cavour to which it was transferred in 1930. Its original position was near the clock tower of the...

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  • 24. San Giorgio in Braida Chiesa - Church

    Towards 1046, a Benedictine monastery was built on the banks of the Adige River. It was almost totally demolished during the initial decades of the 19th century. Alongside the monastery a Romanesque...

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  • 25. Ponte Scaligero

    Built between 1354 and 1376 (although rebuilt in 1945 after being destroyed by retreating Gemans in WWii), it effectively formed part of the defence of the Castelvecchio. The bridge links the Arsenal...

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  • oriettaIT's Profile Photo
    Nov 19, 2013 at 3:13 AM

    For anybody interested in Impressionist art, there is a great exhibition going on in Verona right now, here the link for more informations lineadombra.it/en/verso-mone...
    I have been to several exhibit organized by the same people and they have always been great!

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