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This Arena in Verona is Older Than the Colosseum in Rome

Standing in all its grandeur, this Arena in Verona has been around in the city for well over 2000 years. I have been to the Colosseum in Rome and although it is larger, unlike Verona Arena, it does not hold immense history in its folds. That is fact no. 1. When I was in Verona I […]

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This is the House of Romeo in Verona (Italy).

This is the House of Romeo in Verona

In Verona, after I visited Casa de Giuletta (Juliet’s House), I wasted no time but walked to the house of Romeo. It’s just 3 minutes walk to and from each other. However, it took me 15 minutes to finally figure it out because the street was so quiet. I expected a bit of a crowd but […]

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Travel Itinerary: A Day in Verona, Italy (Self-guided Walking Tour).

Travel Itinerary: A Day in Verona

Verona lies in between Venice and Milan. So, if you’re in these two cities, it’s worth getting on the train and spend a day in Verona. Though most of us know Verona from Shakespeare’s tragic story of “Romeo and Juliet,” the city is more than its fame of the star-crossed lovers. A day in Verona […]

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Verona Skyline - A Perfect City for Star-Crossed Lovers (Italy).

Verona Skyline – A Perfect Setting for the Story of Star-Crossed Lovers

You have to see Verona skyline to understand why Shakespeare chose Verona as the setting of his world-renowned tragedy, “Romeo and Juliet.” The city’s panoramic view will give you an idea why this medieval city took the literary world by storm. Its high walls and fences, moats, bridges, rivers, churches and campaniles make it a perfect […]

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What to See Inside Casa de Giuletta in Verona (Juliet's House, Italy).

What to See Inside Juliet’s House in Verona

The charming city of Verona is home to Shakespeare’s ill-fated lovers – Romeo and Juliet. Perhaps, the city’s most famous tourist attraction (or tourist trap) is Juliet’s House built in the Middle Ages. Did Juliet Really Live Here? Nope, she didn’t. She’s just a fictional character from Shakespeare’s most well-known tragedy, “Romeo and Juliet.” If she […]

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My Romeo Didn't Show Up at Juliet's Balcony in Verona (Italy).

My Romeo Didn’t Show Up at Juliet’s Balcony in Verona

Yes, that’s right – my Romeo didn’t show up at Juliet’s Balcony in Verona. He ditched me. 😀 Perhaps, there’s only one reason why people visit Verona – to see Juliet’s Balcony or House. And of course, Romeo’s House, too! But, don’t get me wrong, Verona is beyond those two fictional characters. Wait, Who’s Romeo […]

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