The Arche Scaligere cemetery is only visible through the fencing which encloses it. It is one of the city's most ... More
Arche Scaligere (Le)
The Arche Scaligere cemetery is only visible through the fencing which encloses it. It is one of the city's most fascinating monuments and a masterpiece of Veronese Gothic architecture. It consists of the monumental tombs of the Veronese nobility, and is closed off in an area which is adjacent to the church of Santa Maria Antica. Several of the tombs stand out on account of their imposing structures and rich decoration. Amongst these are the tombs of Cangrande I, Mastino II, Cansignorio and Alberto I. Others do not even bear the names of those who are interred within them, however, they are known to contain the remains of the likes of Bartolomeo, Alboino, Cangrande II, Mastino I and Giovanni della Scala, nephew of Bartolomeo.
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 ...
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 perimeters of the city walls bear traces of the Venetian defenses, which, in their turn replaced those laid down
by the Scaligere. The Venetian defenses were reinforced with the construction of 15th century castles: San Felice and San ...