This is probably one of the most photographed bridges in Verona, but unfortunately it is not authentic. The original one was ... More
This is probably one of the most photographed bridges in Verona, but unfortunately it is not authentic. The original one was blown up by the Germans during the last World War, and it was reconstructed in the 1950s. It consists of a strong brick structure with three arches of decreasing width, resting on crenelated towers. The date of construction is unclear, but it was probably built between 1375 and 1376. The bridge formed part of the complicated defense structure for the Castelvecchio, and linked the city with the road leading to the Tyrol.
Best known of all of Florence's treasures, this glorious bridge was the only one of six spared by the retreating
Germans on August 4, 1944. Over the centuries flooding unfortunately took its toll; few traces of the 10th century ...
In front of the small church of Santa Elena, a long lobby leads to the Chiostro del Duomo, also known
as the "Chiostro del Capitolo". This Roman style edifice was built around 1140 on the site of a Paleo ...
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 ...