Highlights in Verona

Highlights in Verona during a Mediterranean cruise

Roman amphitheater

  • Roman amphitheater
  • dates from the 1st century A.D.
  • second largest amphitheater in the world (after the Colosseum in Rome)
  • place for 20,000 spectators

Arche Scaligere

  • group of five Gothic monuments
  • monuments of the Scaliger family, who ruled from 1262 to 1382 in Verona

Casa di Giulietta

  • house with balcony from Shakespeare's novel "Romeo e Giulietta" (Romeo and Juliet)
  • bronze statue of Giulietta
  • this place is a very big tourist attraction, especially for young couples

Duomo di Verona

  • cathedral of Verona
  • in Romanesque style
  • was destroyed by an earthquake in the 12th century

Basilica of San Zeno

  • small basilica in Verona
  • contains frescoes from the 13th and 14th centuries
  • altarpiece by Andrea Mantegna
  • example of beautiful architecttur
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