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Verona Private Walking Tour
"Walk the cobblestone streets and admire the architecture while your private guide tells you the history of the passing buildings and squares facts and fun anecdotes. The Verona Private Walking Tour begins from the Arena in the Bra Square one of Verona’s landmarks. This ancient Roman amphitheatre dates back to 30 AD and is one of best preserved in the world.The tour continues through narrow cobblestone streets passing by colorful buildings and arrives at Pizza delle Erbe (Square of herbs) that used to be the heart of the ancient Roman city with the center of the political and economical life. Verona has inspired many artists and painters such as Angelo Dall'Oca Bianca and the poet Berto Barbarani. Just around the corner from the vibrant piazza we can find the worldly known balcony from Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet where the love is evident literally all over the walls. This is the actual house where the tragic drama took place.Except being a city famous for love
From EUR125.00
 
Verona Walking Tour: Verona Arena and Historical Centre
"Meet your expert local guide in Piazza Bra in central Verona for your walking tour. Today you’ll explore the ancient city and see its star attraction: Verona Arena (Arena di Verona) a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy a leisurely walk through the historical center to see Verona’s Roman ruins enchanting churches and architectural gems from all periods. Listen to your guide's stories about Verona's remarkable urban structure which has been outstandingly preserved over thousands of years lending to the historical center's UNESCO World Heritage status.Arrive at Verona Arena a Roman amphitheater built in 30 AD
From EUR45.00
 
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
From EUR300.00

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Piazza Bra

Piazza Bra is the main square in Verona. The word bra comes from the German word for broad, because Piazza Bra is a very wide open square. Piazza Bra is surrounded by many beautiful old buildings and...
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IreneMcKay
Jan 16, 2015

Piazza Bra at Christmas Time.

At Christmas time in Verona a huge Comet Star is raised over the arena. Naturally this represents the star which led the three wise men to the stable where Jesus was born This iron structure is...
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IreneMcKay
Jan 15, 2015

Piazza Bra

This is more or less the heart of Verona with the big Arena where operas are performed. There is also a little park with the statue of Vittorio Emanuele. Also at Piazza Bra is the Palazzo Barbieri,...
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Roeffie
Aug 16, 2014

The Tosca stage

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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Nemorino
Mar 22, 2014

Piazza Bra

These folks are at the top of the Arena steps looking out at Piazza Bra, which is the big open square in front of the Arena. The building in the background is the City Hall.Second photo: Looking out...
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Nemorino
Mar 22, 2014

Teatro Filarmonico

This historic theater was built on the Via Roma, at one corner of the Piazza Bra, starting in 1716. For three decades it was the city's opera house, until it burned down (set on fire by a forgotten...
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Nemorino
Mar 22, 2014

Piazza Brà

The Bra’ (from the German "breit", meaning "broad") began to be defined as a square only around mid sixteenth century, when Michele Sammicheli built the Palace of the Honours and gave a correct...
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Twan
Oct 17, 2013

4 saints watching over Via Mazzini

There is this small column right in the middle of the street, where Via Mazzini starts on Piazza Bra and high above the ground you will see the sculptured reliefs of 4 saints watching over the people...
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globetrott
Nov 01, 2012

A great fresco in Via Mazzini / Piazza Bra

Don't oversee this great fresco in the very beginning of Via Mazzini and at the same time still facing Piazza Bra. Most of the colors have faded away unfortunately, but still you will see some great...
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globetrott
Nov 01, 2012

Piazza Bra - right in front of the Arena di Verona

Piazza Bra is the the name of the big square right in front of the famous Arena di Verona, that dates back to the roman empire and is more than 2000 years old now.Piazza Bra is still used for various...
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globetrott
Nov 01, 2012

PIAZZA BRA

With a heritage that dates back more than two thousand years, Verona was once a very important Roman town, and today remains one of Italy’s best kept archeological sites. The historical center lies...
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draguza
Jul 28, 2012

People watching spot!

After either a long days shopping or sightseeing you should dump your bags at your feet and grab an ice cream or 'gelato' at one of the many ice cream parlours in Piazza Bra. There are some beautiful...
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May 05, 2011
 
 
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Things to Do Near Piazza Bra

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Ponte Scaligero - Bridge

In front of the Castelvecchio keep there is the Scaligeri Bridge (Ponte Scaligero), stretching over the river Adige, now only used as a pedestrian walkway. Built in the second half of the 14th...
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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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Piazza delle Erbe

Piazza delle Erbe was one of the most beautiful parts of Verona, but the rain was at its heaviest and iciest when we got here and we lost each other and had to wander round and round getting wetter...
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Statues

Between the Porta Nuova and Piazza Bra we passed a pleasant though small statue filled square. Not sure what it was called, but it looked like quite a pleasant place to sit on a warm day. It most...
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Chiesa di San Pietro Martire - Church

Cappella San Pietro Martire is a chapel located next door to Sant Anastasia Church. Entry to this chapel is free. The chapel's walls were covered with beautiful frescoes and there were exhibits of...
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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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