30 Sights in Verona, Italy (with Map and Images)

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1. Castel San Pietro

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The tax barracks of Castel San Pietro or simply Castel San Pietro, originally called Aerarialcasernen Castel San Pietro, is a military building located on the San Pietro hill in Verona, in an elevated point and characterized by a wide panoramic view of the city of Verona, and for this reason a privileged destination for tourists and Veronese who can reach the square in front of the castle also via the Castel San Pietro funicular. The building was designed by the Austrian k.k. Genie-Direktion Verona stationed in the city and built between 1852 and 1858, when the remains of the curtain wall of the pre-existing castle, built at the end of the fourteenth century, were also restored.

Wikipedia: Castel San Pietro (Verona) (IT)

2. Ponte Pietra

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The Ponte Pietra, is a Roman arch bridge crossing the Adige River in Verona, Italy. The bridge was completed in 100 BC, and the Via Postumia from Genoa to Aquileia passed over it. It is the oldest bridge in Verona.

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3. Chiesa di San Giovanni in Valle

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San Giovanni Church in Valle is a Roman Catholic place of worship in Verona via di Verona. One of the oldest churches in Verona, built on the original site of pagan cemeteries and Roman temples. Little or nothing is known about the original building, but some factors, such as its location in the area of Theodoric the Great's Castelum, suggest it may have originally been the Aryan Cathedral of Verona rather than the Catholic Church of San Stefano. The early church, however, retained only a portion of what is now the crypt, as the rest of the building was severely damaged in the Verona earthquake of 1117. In 1164, the Bishop of Verona, Ognibene, ordained the building. In the Middle Ages, there was also a university church composed of clergy. In 1300, it was decided to expand the building's classrooms, extend the nave by one span, incorporate the original Narthex into the church, and rebuild the facade. The building did not undergo any major alterations over the following centuries, but was badly damaged during a bombing in World War II; Therefore, at the end of the conflict, it was affected by complete repair.

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4. Chiesa di San Giovanni in Foro

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The church of San Giovanni in Foro in Verona, is located on Corso Magenta, near the Piazza Erbe, the site of the ancient Roman Forum on Corso Porta Borsari. A church at this site was gravely damaged during the fire that swept medieval Verona in 1172. During restorations in the early 1900s, it was found that Roman walls had been incorporated into the external walls of the church. The base of the bell-tower dates from the 14th century. The renaissance portal of the church was sculpted by Gerolamo Giolfino with statues of Saints John the Evangelist, Peter, and John the Baptist. The fresco in the niche depicting St John was completed by Nicola Giolfino. The 3 baroque bells are rung with the Veronese bellringing art.

Wikipedia: San Giovanni in Foro, Verona (EN)

5. Forte San Leonardo

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Forte San Leonardo, originally called Werk San Leonardo, was a fortification located on the hills north-west of Verona, part of the complex city defensive system and more specifically of the sector of hill forts and advanced lowland forts, put in place between 1837 and 1843. The fortified structure was built in 1838 and the works were directed by the director of the Imperial Royal Office of Fortifications of Verona, the German Major General Franz von Scholl. In the second half of the twentieth century the structure was profoundly transformed to house the church of Our Lady of Lourdes, a subsidiary of the diocese of Verona.

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6. Porta Nuova

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Porta Nuova is a monumental access to the historic center of Verona, built between 1532 and 1540 under the direction of the architect Michele Sanmicheli as part of an important renovation of the southern city walls. The monument, in which we can see a successful fusion between the needs of civil architecture and those of a military order and which refers to the noblest models of the Renaissance, was judged very positively by Giorgio Vasari, who in his Le vite de' più eccellenti pittori, scultori e architettori asserts that there was "never another work of greater magnitude or better understanding".

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7. Arsenale Austriaco

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Arsenale Austriaco This Photo was taken by Andrea Bertozzi. Feel free to use my photos, but please mention me as the author and send me a message. / CC BY-SA 4.0

The artillery arsenal of Campagnola, originally called artillerie arsenal Franz Josef I but better known as the arsenal of Verona or Austrian arsenal of Verona, is a military establishment built by the Austrian Empire in Verona, today located in the district of Borgo Trento. The preliminary studies and the elaboration of the project, wanted by Field Marshal Josef Radetzky, were held in 1854 with the choice of the executive project of Major Conrad Petrasch, director of the Genie-Direktion of Verona. The construction of the arsenal ended in 1861 according to the reduced project of 1859.

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8. Centro Internazionale di fotografia Scavi Scaligeri

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Centro Internazionale di fotografia Scavi Scaligeri This Photo was taken by Andrea Bertozzi. Feel free to use my photos, but please mention me as the author and send me a message. / CC BY-SA 4.0

The international photography center Scavi Scaligeri is an underground exhibition space that was created within an archaeological site that came to light between 1981 and 1983, in which photographic exhibitions have been hosted since 1996, as well as thematic workshops, educational itineraries, photography courses, shows and readings. Located in the courtyard of the Court, in the historic center of Verona, a few steps from Piazza delle Erbe, Piazza dei Signori and the Scaliger Tombs, it also allows you to see Roman, Lombard and medieval finds that have been preserved underground.

Wikipedia: Centro internazionale di fotografia Scavi Scaligeri (IT)

9. Museo di Castelvecchio

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Castelvecchio Museum is a museum in Verona, northern Italy, located in the eponymous medieval castle. Restoration by the architect Carlo Scarpa between 1959 and 1973 has enhanced the appearance of the building and exhibits. Scarpa's architectural style is visible in the details for doorways, staircases, furnishings, and even fixtures designed to hold a specific piece of artwork. The renovation carefully balanced new and old, revealing the history of the original building where appropriate. Unusual at the time, this approach has now become a common approach to renovation.

Wikipedia: Castelvecchio Museum (EN)

10. Forte San Procolo

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Forte San Procolo, originally called Vorwerk San Procolo, is a fortification located west of Verona, in the current Navigatori district, part of the complex city defensive system and more specifically of the sector of hill forts and advanced lowland forts, put in place between 1837 and 1843. The fortified structure was built between 1840 and 1841 and the works were directed by the director of the Imperial Royal Office of Fortifications of Verona, the German Major General Franz von Scholl.

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11. Chiesa di Santa Maria Antica

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Chiesa di Santa Maria Antica This Photo was taken by Andrea Bertozzi. Feel free to use my photos, but please mention me as the author and send me a message. / CC BY-SA 4.0

Santa Maria Antica is a Roman Catholic church in Verona, Italy. The current church is Romanesque in style and dates to 1185, rebuilt after the earthquake of 1117 destroyed the original building that dated back to the end of the period of Lombard domination in the 7th century. The only surviving remains of the 7th-century building is a fragment of black and white mosaic floor.

Wikipedia: Santa Maria Antica, Verona (EN)

12. Museo archeologico al Teatro Romano

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Museo archeologico al Teatro Romano This Photo was taken by Andrea Bertozzi. Feel free to use my photos, but please mention me as the author and send me a message. / CC BY-SA 4.0

The archaeological museum at the Roman theater is a large museum complex located in the district of Veronetta in Verona, near the bend of the river Adige; it is composed of Palazzo Fontana, which serves as an entrance to the large area, the archaeological site of the Roman theater of Verona and the museum itself, located in the fifteenth-century convent of the Gesuati.

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13. Castel San Felice

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Castel San Felice This Photo was taken by Andrea Bertozzi. Feel free to use my photos, but please mention me as the author and send me a message. / CC BY-SA 4.0

Castel San Felice is a fortification located north of Verona, along the magistral city walls, where numerous construction phases have followed one another over the centuries, the last of which dates back to the first half of the nineteenth century, when it was restored and adapted to the new defensive needs by the Imperial Royal Office of the Fortifications of Verona.

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14. Palazzo della Gran Guardia

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The Gran Guardia is a civil building that delimits the southern side of Piazza Bra in Verona, whose construction began in the seventeenth century and ended, after a long break, only in 1853. With its size and monumentality it manages to compare itself with the Arena, which is located a few tens of meters away, beyond the nineteenth-century gardens of Bra.

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15. Museo e pinacoteca Canonicale

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Museo e pinacoteca Canonicale This Photo was taken by Andrea Bertozzi. Feel free to use my photos, but please mention me as the author and send me a message. / CC BY-SA 4.0

The canonical museum is set up at the Architectural Complex of the Cathedral of Verona and can be accessed from Piazza Duomo. In it there are collections of archaeological materials from the pre -existing Roman buildings and early Christian basilicas, sacred furnishings and valuable sculptures and paintings dating from the XII to the nineteenth century.

Wikipedia: Museo canonicale (IT)

16. Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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The Basilica di San Zeno is a minor basilica of Verona, northern Italy constructed between 967 and 1398 AD. Its fame rests partly on its Romanesque architecture and partly upon the tradition that its crypt was the place of the marriage of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. It stands adjacent to a Benedictine abbey, both dedicated to St Zeno of Verona.

Wikipedia: Basilica of San Zeno, Verona (EN)

17. Maffei Museum

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The Maffeiano lapidary museum, founded in the first half of the eighteenth century by the Veronese scholar Scipione Maffei, is one of the oldest European public museum institutions, located in the heart of the historic center of Verona, within the municipal walls, overlooking Piazza Bra and a few steps from the Arena di Verona.

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18. Leone della Serenissima - Piazza Erbe

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The Lion of Saint Mark, representing Mark the Evangelist, pictured in the form of a winged lion, is an aspect of the Tetramorph. On the pinnacle of St Mark's Cathedral he is depicted as holding a Bible, and surmounting a golden lion which is the symbol of the city of Venice and formerly of the Venetian Republic.

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19. Arco dei Gavi

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The Arco dei Gavi is an ancient structure in Verona, northern Italy. It was built by the gens Gavia, a noble Roman family who had their hometown in Verona, at the beginning of the Via Postumia, the Roman road leading to the city. During the Middle Ages it was used as a gate in the walls.

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20. Area archeologica di Corte Sgarzarie

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The Capitolium of Verona was a complex that was part of the Forum area of the Roman city, corresponding to today's Piazza delle Erbe. Parts of the cryptoporticus are visible and can be visited under the loggia of Corte Sgarzerie and in the crypt of the church of San Benedetto al Monte.

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21. Chiesa dei Padri Filippini

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Chiesa dei Padri Filippini This Photo was taken by Andrea Bertozzi. Feel free to use my photos, but please mention me as the author and send me a message. / CC BY-SA 4.0

The church of San Fermo Minore di Brà, better known as the church of the Filippini, is a place of Catholic worship located in the heart of the historic center of Verona; it is a parish church that is part of the vicariate of Verona Centro in the homonymous diocese.

Wikipedia: Chiesa dei Santi Fermo e Rustico dei Filippini (IT)

22. Porta Vescovo

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Porta Vescovo was a gate or portal of the former outer medieval walls of the city of Verona, Italy. It was designed and built during 1520 by the architect Teodoro Trivulzio. It is named Vescovo, because the gate once collected a toll benefitting the bishop.

Wikipedia: Porta Vescovo, Verona (EN)

23. Torre della Catena

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The Torre della Catena is a military building built during the fourteenth century on the Adige bed as part of the Scaliger defensive system of the city of Verona. The tower, now in disuse, is located between the Catena bridge and the Risorgimento bridge.

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24. Giardino Giusti

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The Giusti Palace and Garden are located in the east of Verona, Italy, a short distance from Piazza Isolo and near the city centre. The palace was built in the sixteenth century. The garden is considered one of the finest examples of an Italian garden.

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25. Chiesa di San Nicolò

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Chiesa di San Nicolò This Photo was taken by Andrea Bertozzi. Feel free to use my photos, but please mention me as the author and send me a message. / CC BY-SA 4.0

The church of San Nicolò all'Arena is a place of Catholic worship located in the heart of the historic center of Verona, behind the Roman amphitheater; it is a parish church that is part of the vicariate of Verona Centro in the homonymous diocese.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Nicolò (Verona) (IT)

26. Saint Apostles' Church

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Santi Apostoli, and the adjacent Romanesque style, small church (chiesetta) or chapel of the Sante Teuteria e Tosca, is an ancient Roman Catholic church in front of a piazza off Corso Cavour, in central Verona, region of Veneto, Italy.

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27. Chiesa di San Zeno in Oratorio

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The church of San Zeno in Oratorio, also known as the church of San Zenetto, is a place of Catholic worship located in the district of San Zeno in Verona, a few steps from Castelvecchio; it is part of the diocese of Verona.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Zeno in Oratorio (IT)

28. Carcere degli Scalzi

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The Scalzi prison was a convent of the Discalced Carmelite Order adjacent to the Scalzi church of Verona, built between 1666 and 1750, suppressed in 1806 by Napoleonic decree and used as a prison from 1883 to 1945.

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29. Ponte Scaligero

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The Castel Vecchio Bridge or Scaliger Bridge is a fortified bridge in Verona, northern Italy, over the Adige River. The segmental arch bridge featured the world's largest span at the time of its construction.

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30. Cattedrale di Santa Maria Matricolare

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Verona Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Verona, northern Italy, dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary under the designation Santa Maria Matricolare. It is the episcopal seat of the Diocese of Verona.

Wikipedia: Verona Cathedral (EN)

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