Arena in Verona

The Arena of Verona is one of the most representative monuments of the city.Built around I° sec. AD, during the Roman domination, it has elliptical formand is constituted by several rings and by lines of arcs. Formerly used astheater of fights among gladiators, today the building is famous all overthe world for musicals and lyric representations that are held during thesummer season. Submitted during the centuries to rehashes because ofearthquakes and carelessness, today brought back in his shine, with its entirely original external wing.

Piazza dei Signori

Piazza dei Signori, said commonly " Dante " Plaza (in honor to the statue of the high poet that here towers), it is one of the most fascinating places of Verona, with its aristocratic lines, enriched by elegant constructions dated to the period in the town Verona as the Building of the Commune or the 1193 Podestà, built with alternate lines of bricks and tufa and enriched by three-light windows and the Loggia of the Suggestion, jewel of the Renaissance art to Verona, by the wish of a humanist architect, Fra 'Giocondo.

Verona, Ponte Pietra

The Ponte Pietra or pons lapideus is a remain of a Roman bridge, immediately reconstructed after the bombardment during the second world war. It anchors has the line and part of the original stones of white calcareous blocks and in bricks the signs of medieval restaurations suffered for the impetus of the river.

Ponte Pietra on I break down the church of S. Giorgio in Braida

Verona and its Arche Scaligere

One of the characteristic monuments in Verona, merit of the architecture and the Gothic sculpture, is the Arche Scaligere, that are risen imposing along the street of S. Maria Antica. It is a sort of small cemetery deprived in which they find place, in the middle of the coats of arms of the Scala, by now symbol of the city, the burials of the scaliger descent: inside the enclosure in beaten iron, there are the graves of Mastino II and of Cansignorio, while on a broadside of the church of S. Maria Antica it overhangs the grave of Cangrande I.FOLLOW

Hermitage of St. Rocchetto

On the summit of the Cavro Mountain the hermitage of St. Spool rises, originally risen in memory of the Calvary, wanted by the Company of the Saint Sepulchre around the 1500. Of simple construction with an only vain separated in three apses, preceded from a portico with five arcades with annexed a small bell tower with some mullioned windows with two lights in the top, originally with coverage in bricks.
Painted by Paul Ligozzi in the XVI century that represents the life of the French saint.