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The Legend of Romeo and Juliet Mystery Tour in Verona
"Between history and fantasy you will experience an unique and beautiful tale: the birth of the legend of Romeo and Juliet right in the City of Love Verona. Follow the trail left by Antonio Avena a key figure in the history of Verona and help him put together all the clues that will lead him to discover a different ending to the tragedy we all know.Begin your tour at the Scalinata del Palazzo della Gran Guardia (Gran Guardia Palace Bra square) and head to Piazza Bra Verona Arena. Next
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Killing Cangrande Mystery Tour in Verona
"Verona July the 24th 1329It’s dawn when a long funeral procession enters from Porta Palio to the Church of Santa Maria Antica. On a hearse the body of Cangrande della Scala the lord of Verona the friend of Dante Alighieri
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Verona Private Full-day Tour from Lake Garda
"Departure from your hotel on Lake Garda to visit Verona. Verona was taken over by the Roman Empire in the First Century AD and many Roman-era ruins have been preserved notably the Arena (which is in the same style as Rome's Colisseum). Most of the historical sights however date from the past 800 years. Verona offers a golden opportunity to see the transition of Western European art from late-Medieval to early-Renaissance styles with its rich offering of 12-Century churches and art museums. It is also known as the town of Love thanks to the story of Romeo and Juliet. Your walking tour of Verona begins; the Arena an enormous spectacular Roman amphitheatre
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Opera night at Arena Tips (23)

Opera night at Arena

There were three intermissions during the Aida performance, two during Carmen and one during Madama Butterfly.Before each intermission there is a ritual in which the singers take their bows from the...
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Nemorino
Oct 25, 2014

Opera night at Arena

Carmen was the second opera to be performed in the Arena, in 1914, and by the end of the 2005 season they had done it 167 times, making it the second most often performed opera after Aida.The really...
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Nemorino
Oct 26, 2013

Opera night at Arena

Sunday, August 10, 1913 was the hundredth birthday of the composer Giuseppe Verdi. For this occasion his opera Aida was performed in the Arena di Verona -- the first opera performance in this...
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Nemorino
Jul 09, 2012

Turn up the volume please

Don't believe the hype. This is an endurance test rather than a fantastic musical experience. What struck me most was that when the performance started I could barely hear it. Admittedly, I was in the...
domhnalldomhnallach
Aug 03, 2010

Opera night at Arena

The Arena di Verona summer opera season for 2008 began on June 20 with a performance of Verdi's Aida and ended on August 31 with a performance of -- you guessed it -- Verdi's Aida.All told, three of...
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Nemorino
Mar 24, 2009

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Theoretically, no one is allowed to take photos of any sort during an opera performance at the Arena di Verona.Their website is very firm about this: "It is forbidden to take photographs, with or...
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Nemorino
Mar 07, 2007

Opera night at Arena

The Arena regulations have this to say about the dress code: "The audience in the stalls and on the numbered seats on the steps are required to dress appropriately in the Arena."They don't say what...
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Nemorino
Oct 04, 2006

Opera night at Arena

If you are sitting on the steps (reserved or unreserved), don't forget to pick up a candle from the large unmarked box in the middle of the gate where you go in. These are small candles like the ones...
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Nemorino
Sep 30, 2006

Opera night at Arena

Overall, this was the least satisfying of the three operas I saw at the Arena. Not that it wasn't well done. The conductor, orchestra and chorus were excellent, as were the main singers. And I don't...
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Nemorino
Sep 08, 2006

Opera night at Arena

Contrary to popular belief, there really are a few toilets in the Arena di Verona. But they are all at ground level, and are accessible in the evenings only to the people in the (expensive) reserved...
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Nemorino
Sep 07, 2006

Opera night at Arena

On my second evening one of the young male ushers got into a heated argument with an older Italian woman who was sitting one row behind me.Although I have never really learned Italian and don't...
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Nemorino
Sep 07, 2006

Opera night at Arena

On my first evening (Aida), sector D was already quite full when I got up there at about eight o'clock, an hour before show time. I was greeted by a young usher (the one in the blue blouse in the...
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Nemorino
Sep 07, 2006
 
 
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"Verona "my town""
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"Verona - The City of Balconies"
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"Architecture & dancingqueens reaching for the..."
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Things to Do Near Verona

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Teatro Romano - Roman Theatre

We actually came here for a mistake. We were looking for some other theatre, but the view from the top was so great, that it was worth it. Even though the theatre is not so different from many others...
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Castel San Pietro

The hill is located in a strategic position. It was inhabited since Roman times of Verona and continued to be inhabited during the barbarian invasions from Alboino and Rosamund, by Pepin, by Berengar,...
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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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Palazzo Giardino Giusti - Gardens

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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Portoni della Bra - City Gate

Following the road from the railway station you will arrive at Verona's main square - the Piazza Bra. To get there you pass through a magnificent archway called the Portani Della Bra. It is worthy of...
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Roman Amphitheatre - Arena

The arena was not spectacular. You see only stones, arches and it was not so big. The moment that we were there, they were all building the stage for the performances for the summer like opera,... . I...
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