This is an obligatory port of call for any visitor to Verona, not least to see the Juliet statue, dedicated to the joys of ... More
Casa di Giulietta
This is an obligatory port of call for any visitor to Verona, not least to see the Juliet statue, dedicated to the joys of being in love.The building, is based on the 13th-century design, was built on the remains of a Roman insula building. The elegant balcony which looks out over the courtyard was renovated by Antonio Avena in 1935, while the much-photographed Juliet statue is by Nereo Costantini. Juliet's house is now the property of the state and is used to house temporary art exhibitions.
"Juliet's balcony" is pretty and very popular, but we didn't go into the little museum they had. Seems strange that they make a big deal out of what may or may not have been the inspiration for Shakespeare's play :)
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 ...
Among the early medieval arches, the most elaborate is the Cansignorio arch. It was built by Bonino da Campione, who
opted for a complex and fastidiously ornamented architecture: the gates that encircle it are enriched by shrines with the ...
The historic city of Verona was founded in the 1st century B.C. It particularly flourished under the rule of the
Scaliger family in the 13th and 14th centuries and as part of the Republic of Venice from the 15th ...
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