Top 10 Places to Visit in Verona

By Admin | Last Updated December 09, 2019

La Piazza delle Erbe

Verona, Italy

La Piazza delle Erbe is the heart of local life in Verona where vendors sell vegetables and fruits by day and young people bring the party by night. It’s enclosed by lovely buildings of medieval and Renaissance architecture. Shop and taste the authentic local cuisines or indulge in traditional coffee breaks at leisurely pace.

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Piazza Bra

Verona, Italy

A large, prosperous and pleasant piazza cemented with pink marble from Valpolicella area and lined with bars charging ridiculous prices for a simple cup of coffee. Despite the nonsensical prices sit at a bar and have a drink in order to soak up the atmosphere and beauty of the two thousand years old buildings around the square.

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Castlevecchio

Verona, Italy

By the Adige River a castle with a keep and four separate buildings and seven towers, Castelvecchio is a 14th century fortress of Verona and an interesting building. Castelvecchio was the Renaissance residence of the Lords della Scala. At present, it is home to a museum of art, sculpture, coins and other artifacts with a collection of paintings.

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The Arena

Verona, Italy

Arena is one of the most well conserved amphitheaters in the world after the Colosseum. The Arena has become one of the most famous international stages for concerts and lyrical operas. Opera Festivals to Rock stars – the Arena has hosted all. Participate in the evening when the spectators, at sunset, light a thousand candles that create a great atmosphere.

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Juliet’s House

Verona, Italy

Juliet’s House or the Casa di Giulietta is a major symbol of Verona, having the most renowned balcony in the world. It attracts highest number of tourists coming to the city. Tourists wrote down their love messages and stuck them on the walls or whatever they have access to. Juliet’s House is especially popular on Valentine’s Day.

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Piazza dei Signori

Verona, Italy

Located In the centre of Verona, close Erbe Square, there is the Piazza dei Signori. An excellent square and probably, the most beautiful. Surrounded by ancient buildings like Palazzo del Capitani, Loggia del Consiglio and Palazzo della Ragione. Once the center of power in Verona. The famous Italian poet Dante Alighieri’s statue looms large in the Square.

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Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

Verona, Italy

Basilica di San Zeno is an essential stop for any Romeo and Juliet fan, the fabulous location of the marriage between Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet which look place in the crypt. San Zeno Maggiore is one of the most important religious buildings in Verona, famous for Romanesque architecture and lovely rose window (called “Wheel of Fortune”).

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Lamberti Tower

Verona, Italy

Torre dei Lamberti is Verona’s tallest tower which dominates one side of the Piazza delle Erbe, boasting some stunning views of both the square and of Verona. Built in the 12th century, it was expanded in later years. It is a fantastic viewpoint and the climb up easily one of the best things to do in Verona.

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Basilica di St. Anastasia

Verona, Italy

Located near Ponte Pietra, Basilica di Saint Anastasia is a 13th century Gothic church named after Saint Anastasia, a martyr who lived in the 4th century AD. The church is also dedicated to St. Peter who is one of Verona’s patron saints. The inside features a highly decorated vaulted ceiling with ornate side chapels.

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Duomo di Verona

Verona, Italy

Duomo di Verona is stunning. It is most decorative of all the religious buildings in Verona featuring a mix of Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance styles making it one of the most beautiful churches in Verona. Don’t see it from the outside. The inside of this 12th century church is unbelievably elaborate and filled with artistic gems.

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