Verona Things to Do

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  • 1. Verona Arena

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    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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  • 2. Piazza delle Erbe

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    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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  • 3. 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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  • 4. Scaliger Tombs - Arche scaligere

    The Scaliger Tombs are right next to Piazza dei Signori. These are a group of five very elaborate and highly decorated tombs commemorating the Scaliger family, who ruled Verona from the thirteenth to...

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  • 5. Piazza Bra

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    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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  • 6. Castelvecchio

    Castelvecchio means Old Castle. It is located on the banks of the Adige River. It consists of four main buildings and seven towers. It used to be surrounded by a ditch. Castelvecchio was built by...

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  • 7. Romeo & Juliet

    This bust of William Shakespeare is located near the Bra Gate. The inscription comes from Romeo and Juliet and reads: "There is no world without Verona walls, But purgatory, torture, hell itself....

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  • 8. Teatro Romano - Roman Theatre

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    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

    We left our riverside walk to enter into the enormous Church of Sant Anastasia. This is the largest church in Verona. It does not look all that special from the outside, but it is beautiful inside....

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  • 10. Ponte Pietra

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    When we left the cathedral, we walked back down to the River Adige to see the Ponte Pietra Bridge. When Verona was founded around 90 BC a wooden bridge was built at this site across the Adige River....

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  • 11. Fiume Adige - River

    We left Juliet's house and tried looking for Romeo's but did not find it. It would have been easy to find if we could have been bothered to look at a map, but we couldn't, so we ended up at the river....

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  • 12. Duomo - Cathedral

    I know I'll be thought of as a complete philistine but even surrounded by all those wonderful works of art my favourite feature of the duomo was its nativity scene - especially the sheep. I loved it...

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  • 13. Basilica San Zeno

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    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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  • 14. Torre dei Lamberti

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    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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  • 15. 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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  • 16. Via Mazzini

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    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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  • 17. San Fermo Maggiore Chiesa - Church

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    This is an 11th century church and consists more or less of two churches an upper and a lower church. The lower church is a romanesque style and the upper church is Gothic. It is located next to the...

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  • 18. 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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  • 19. Portani della Bra

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    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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  • 20. Arco dei Gavi

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    Originally built in the 1st century BC. by Roman architect Lucio Vitruvio Cerdone, The arch celebrates the splendour of the important Roman Gavia family of Verona. In 1805 the arch was dismantled by...

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  • 21. Il Giardino Giusti

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    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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  • 22. Castelo San Pietro

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    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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  • 23. 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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  • 24. Porta dei Leoni

    The gate was thirteen meters high (as high as the city walls), of course it was part of the cities wall structure in the Roman periode. In fact it is only a part of the former gate. It was probably...

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  • 25. Ponte Scaligero

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    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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  • 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!