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DISCOVER VERONA IN 2 DAYS: THE SECOND DAY

written by Alexandra Evans

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Once you have had enough of a first day whilst in Verona, save enough energy to have the better of the city in the second day. Complete your second day in Verona by ensuring to visit the following places: 


1. The Verona Arena. It dates back to the 1st century and is an ancient Roman amphitheater. The structure contributes to the world’s heritage status. Visit the Arena and step back in time in this majestic building. Opera performances are also conducted at the building and if your visit coincides with one then you are in for a treat. 

 2. Giardino Giusti. It is among the most beautiful gardens in the country. Escape from bustles and hustles of the city and admire views and serenity in this renaissance garden. 

 3. Duomo di Verona. It was built on the ruins of basilica between 1117 and 1138. It is among prominent landmarks in the city. Both inside and outside visibility of the building is very impressive especially the marble and Romanesque façade. The cathedral is also one of the most popular churches to visit in the city. 

4. Casa di Giulietta. It’s also known as Juliet’s house and is where shake Speer’s most famous love story, Romeo and Juliet, setting was held. It has an iconic balcony in the forefront and is just located off Pizza delle Erbe. A bronze status of Juliet lies in the courtyard and a small museum is located inside with snack photos of visitors struck with love at the top of the balcony. An early in the morning or afternoon visit is better to avoid bumping into congestion with other tourists. 

5. Catlevecchio and Scaligero Bridge. It is situated on River Aldiger. The bridge crosses the river jut as the shadow of the fairy tell castle. Visit this impressive monument and learn the history of the Scaligero family that once governed the city of Verona. A visit to this place is also enriched by an onsite museum and an art gallery filled with numerous impressive works from archeological finds to sacred art, weapons and armors. 

6. Teatro Romano. It also known as the Roman amphitheater. This oval shaped amphitheater is located in north-west of the city. Here you can feel the atmosphere of the roman style. This magnificent building was once a fighting ground for gladiators as well as an execution place for roman prisoners. 

7. Scaliger castle. This beautiful castle is located at the top a hill. The building is surrounded by magnificent forts, gardens and tress. 

8. Piazza delle Erbe. This area in the city will meet your views with distinctive architecture and urban design of Rome. In addition to its renaissance architecture, there is the Gardello Tower that was built in 14th century B.C and also the Britney Verona fountain, a beautiful decorate at the center of this area. 

9. Lamberti Tower. Completed in 1463, it is the highest tower of the Roman relics at Verona. The tower is 84 meters high and has 238 stairs. At the top of the tower, one enjoys the beautiful scenery of Verona. 

10. Porta Borsari. It is a gate located between two buildings and was built in the 2nd century AD. This gate beautifies the streets of Verona with a typical Roman architectural accent.

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