More famously known for being the setting of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet;" the northern Italian city of Verona boasts more than just Juliet's House. Its medieval old town is built between the Adige River and is home to the smaller version of Rome's Coliseum yet equally meandering Arena di Verona. Explore one of UNESCO's World Heritage Center with the Verona Travel Guide and Offline Map as your adventure partner.
1. Arena di Verona
Built in the 1st-century Arena di Verona is a huge Roman amphitheater that used to stage shows and games. It was so famous that spectators from all over the land--often far from away places would go to witness the. In ancient times, the arena is located in the Piazza Bra in Verona would host more than 30,000 guests. Today, it currently showcases concerts and large-scale opera performances fitting crowds of up to 15,000 people.
2. Lake Garda
The largest lake in Italy is a popular holiday destination for both locals and tourists alike. Located between Brescia and Verona, Lake Garda is nestled on the edge of the Dolomites. Glaciers at the end of the last Ice Age formed the picturesque alpine region. Its size is attested by how the lake itself and its shoreline are divided between three provinces--Verona to the South-east, Brescia to the South-west, and Trentino to the North.
3. Juliet's House
Moved by the power of storytelling hundreds of thousands of people go to Verona just to set foot in the most prominent setting in Shakespeare's "Rome and Juliet." The house that is said to have been Juliet's was owned by the family dell Capello. It dates back from the 13th century and the family coat of arms still stands tall on the wall. The most notable part of the house is the famous balcony that overlooks the courtyard.
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