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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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Porta Borsari - Roman City Gate Tips (11)

Porta Borsari

We were not looking for Borsari Gate in fact we did not even know it existed, but we stumbled upon it as we walked to Castelvecchio. The Borsari Gate was originally called the Lovia Gate. In Ancient...
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IreneMcKay
Jan 17, 2015

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 on...
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leics
Apr 15, 2012

Roman traces everywhere

The arena is only the biggest monument left over from Roman times. Especially near the Adige river many traces of the Roman period can be found, even a Roman bridge still today crosses the Adige....
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Anjutka
Aug 23, 2007

Porta Borsari

Porta Borsari is the original external facade of the ancient roman fortified main gate of the town. It was along the Postumia road that entered the city from SW.... in fact it is the actual Stradone...
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effeti
Jul 12, 2006

Porta Borsari

Porta Bosari with two passageways The archway stands at the end of the Corsa and was the entry port during the roman periodThe gate bears an inscription dating to 245 ac in which Verona is given it's...
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Luchonda
Jun 17, 2006

Porta dei Borsari

Built around the middle of the 1st century AD and renovated according to the will of the Emperor Gallieno, the gate derives its name by the ”borsari“, the Roman tax collectors that collected the...
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Willettsworld
Sep 13, 2005

Porta dei Borsari

This is the Roman city gate from 100 B.C. or so and has inspired later architects to build all the nice details on Verona's houses. Standing below it, it is difficult even for a European to take in...
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Sjalen
May 21, 2005

The Roman times of Verona - Porta Borsari

This archway stands at the end of Corso Porta Borsari, and was the decumano gate of the Roman city. All what was left of the gate today is facade, which faces towards Corso Cavour, as the building...
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croisbeauty
Oct 01, 2004

Porta dei Borsari

These are also remains of a bigger structure like at Porta Leoni. Also built in the same Roman period 1st century B.C.
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Roeffie
Aug 16, 2014

Porta Borsari

Porta Borsari is one of the many town gates in Verona. It is conveniently located along the way from Castelvecchio to Piazza delle Erbe.
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meteorologist1
Jul 23, 2003

Porta Borsari

Porta Borsari is one of the city gates dating back to Roman times. It was built in the year 80, restored in 265. Originally it was called "Porta di San Zeno".
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german_eagle
Apr 07, 2003
 
 
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"Verona "my town""
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"Verona - The City of Balconies"
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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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Corso Porta Borsari, 37121 Verona

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