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Fountain in Piazza delle Erbe
Verona is a city in northern Italy known for Romeo and Juliet and for its Roman Arena, the third largest arena in Italy and one of the top venues for opera performances.
Verona's picturesque medieval center holds many interesting sights including beautiful squares, medieval towers, and the Romanesque cathedral complex. Castelvecchio, a 14th-century fortress and residence, has an excellent museum. In addition to the Roman Arena, Verona has a smaller Roman theater with a museum and remains of several Roman sites.
Take a virtual tour of Verona with these photos. Piazza delle Erbe is on the site of the Roman forum and was Verona's market square. In the center of the square is a 14th-century fountain with a Roman statue. The square is a great place to go for a coffee or before dinner drink in one of the cafes.Continue to 2 of 13 below.
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Roman Arena in Piazza Bra
Verona's Roman arena is Italy's third largest Roman arena. Next to the arena is Piazza Bra lined with elegant buildings. The Roman arena is a top venue for summer music festivals in Italy.Continue to 3 of 13 below.
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Inside the Roman Arena
Verona's Roman arena is a top venue for opera performances. Plays and concerts are also held inside the arena. Buy Verona Arena opera tickets from Select Italy.Continue to 4 of 13 below.
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Juliet's Statue, House and Balcony
Verona is home to the famous lovers, Romeo and Juliet. This photo shows Juliet's balcony and statue - people rub her left breast for good luck.Continue to 5 of 13 below.
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Frescoes in Piazza delle Erbe
Buildings of medieval origin around Verona's Piazza delle Erbe are beautifully decorated with frescoes.Continue to 6 of 13 below.
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Verona Roman Theater and Archaeology Museum
The Verona Roman Theater and Archeology Museum are across the river from Verona's historic center. The Roman Theater dates from the 1st century.Continue to 7 of 13 below.
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Roman Mosaic in Archeology Museum
The Archaeology Museum is in a former convent above the Roman theater. In the museum are Roman mosaics, Etruscan and Roman bronzes, and Roman sculptures and inscriptions.Continue to 8 of 13 below.
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View of Piazza delle Erbe from Above
This photo of Piazza delle Erbe was taken from Lamberti Tower, a good place to go for views of Verona.Continue to 9 of 13 below.
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Verona Duomo or Cathedral
Verona's duomo is Romanesque and has a 16th century bell tower. The fascinating complex includes a 12th century Baptistery and remains of a 4th century church.Continue to 10 of 13 below.
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Lamberti Tower in Piazza dei Signori
Visitors can go to the top of the medieval Lamberti Tower for great views of Verona. Statues of famous men adorn buildings in Piazza dei Signori, below the tower.Continue to 11 of 13 below.
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Photo of Castelvecchio Courtyard
Verona's Castelvecchio Fortress has an interesting museum, entered through this courtyard.Continue to 12 of 13 below.
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Photo of Piazza Bra
Piazza Bra is a huge piazza inside the main gate into Verona. The piazza, by the Arena, has a broad walkway and elegant buildings with cafes and restaurants.Continue to 13 of 13 below.
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Horse and Carriage by the Roman Arena
Horse-drawn carriage rides through Verona are available near the Roman Arena in Piazza Bar.