Verona Photos

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    Fountain in Piazza delle Erbe

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    ••• Verona Photos Piazza delle Erbe. Buena Vista Images/The Image Bank/Getty Images

    Photos of Attractions in Verona, Italy

    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.

    I recommend spending at least two days in Verona. See our guide to Verona Top Attractions to find out what to see and do and find a place to stay in our Verona hotel guide.

    Take a virtual tour of Verona with these photos. Click on a small photo to see it larger and find out more about it.

    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...MORE statue.

    The square is a great place to go for a coffee or before dinner drink in one of the cafes.

     

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    Roman Arena in Piazza Bra

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    ••• Verona Photos Roman Arena in Verona. pcdazero/Pixabay

    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.
     

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    Inside the Roman Arena

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    ••• Verona Photos Interior of the Verona Arena. Martha Bakerjian

    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.

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    Juliet's Statue, House and Balcony

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    ••• Verona Photos Juliet's Statue, House, and Balcony in Verona. Martha Bakerjian

    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.

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    Frescoes in Piazza delle Erbe

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    ••• Verona Photos Frescoes on a Building in Piazza delle Erbe. Martha Bakerjian

    Buildings of medieval origin around Verona's Piazza delle Erbe are beautifully decorated with frescoes.

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    Verona Roman Theater and Archaeology Museum

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    ••• Verona Photos View of Roman Theater from Across the River. Martha Bakerjian, licensed to About.com

    The Verona Roman Theater and Archeology Museum are across the river from Verona's historic center. The Roman Theater dates from the 1st century.

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    Roman Mosaic in Archeology Museum

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    ••• Verona Photos Roman Floor Mosaic in the Archaeology Museum. Martha Bakerjian

    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.

     

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    View of Piazza delle Erbe from Above

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    ••• Verona Photos View of Piazza delle Erbe from Lamberti Tower. Martha Bakerjian

    This photo of Piazza delle Erbe was taken from Lamberti Tower, a good place to go for views of Verona.

    See more pictures of Verona taken from Lamberti Tower.

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    Piazza delle Erbe

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    ••• Verona Photos Piazza delle Erbe in Verona. Martha Bakerjian
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    Verona Duomo or Cathedral

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    ••• Verona Photos Duomo or Cathedral of Verona. Martha Bakerjian

    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.

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    Reliefs on Verona Duomo

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    ••• Verona Photos Reliefs Decorating the Cathedral in Verona, Italy. Martha Bakerjian
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    Verona Duomo Portico Columns

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    ••• Verona Photos Verona Duomo Lion Statue and Portico Columns. Martha Bakerjian
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    Side View of Verona Duomo

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    ••• Side View of the Duomo and Bell Tower. Martha Bakerjian
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    Picture of Balcony on Piazza delle Erbe

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    ••• Verona Photos Frescoes and Balconies on Piazza delle Erbe, Verona. Martha Bakerjian
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    Lamberti Tower in Piazza dei Signori

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    ••• Verona Photos View of Lamberti Tower in Piazza dei Signori. Martha Bakerjian

    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.

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    Photo of Castelvecchio Courtyard

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    ••• Verona Photos Courtyard of Castelvecchio Fortress. Martha Bakerjian

    Verona's Castelvecchio Fortress has an interesting museum, entered through this courtyard.

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    Castle Clock Tower

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    ••• Verona Photos Clock Tower in the Castle of Verona. Martha Bakerjian
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    Horse Statue at Castlevecchio

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    ••• Verona Photos Horse Statue and Bell in the Castle of Verona. Martha Bakerjian
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    Photo of Piazza Bra

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    ••• Verona Photos Piazza Bra in Verona. Martha Bakerjian

    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.

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    Horse and Carriage by the Roman Arena

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    ••• Verona Photos Horse and Carriage by the Arena of Verona. Martha Bakerjian

    Horse-drawn carriage rides through Verona are available near the Roman Arena in Piazza Bar.