The very noble Piazza dei Signori is the heart of Verona. Its perimeter is surrounded by historical buildings, which ... More
Piazza dei Signori
The very noble Piazza dei Signori is the heart of Verona. Its perimeter is surrounded by historical buildings, which accentuate the important role the place has played in the city's politico-administrative spheres. On the piazza we find the Palazzo del Comune , the Palazzo del Capitanio, and the Loggia del Consiglio. The buildings are joined with elegant arches, mostly dating from the 14th Century. There are wide ranges of styles, which are nevertheless characterized by great harmony.
The archaeological site of the Roman theater is reached through a 16th century building with a frescoed freize. Nestling at
the base of St Peter's hill, the theater was probably built at the end of the first period of ...
During the Middle Ages, Piazza del Popolo formed the main entrance to the city for pilgrims and travelers arriving on
the Via Flaminia (from the north). It was only when Pope Sixtus V placed the Egyptian obelisk of Ramses ...
An incredible, almost theatrical square with the lovely Spanish Steps leading up to the Chiesa di Trinita dei Monti. One
of the most important fashion shows is held here, the steps being used as a catwalk. It is now ...