Have a look around ‘fair Verona’ and the stunning town of Sirmione situated on Lake Garda.
In Verona we take a tour of up famous Torre dei Lamberti towering over Piazza Erbe. It was built by the Lamberti Family in 1172 canada goose outlet, and stands as one of the tallest building in all of Verona. With dominating position the view is incredible if you mange to make it up all 368 steps. Or if you are not feeling up to it, there is a lift!
Following on is the stunning Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore cheap canada goose canada goose sale, dating all the way back to 4th century. It’s exterior is a masterpiece of Romanesque architecture. The striped brick and stone basilica was built in honour of the city’s patron saint. As with anything in Verona, it is also tied to the Shakespeare classic Romeo & Juliet http://www.rooshooters.com canada goose, as its crypt was the setting of their secret wedding.
Probably the most famous must-see attraction in the city is the Arena di Verona. It is a true Roman amphitheatre situated in Piazza Bra and was built back in the first century. It is still used today for operas and music concerts. In recent times it has been renovated and now has a capacity of 15,000 half of what it could hold back ancient times.
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From ancient grudge break to new mutiny”
A trip to Verona would not be compete without visiting Juliet’s Balcony or Casa di Giulietta. Built as a memorial and museum to celebrate what is quite possibly the most famous love story ever written. If you enter the museum you can step out onto the balcony. However is a statue of Juliet in the courtyard, it is supposed good luck to touch her right breast.
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