Verona is a city with a population of 250 thousand people, known for its long and bloody history. The inhabitants of Verona are proud that more than 200 years ago, on Easter Monday, they drove out the French invaders. The German writer Goethe and the French writers Stendhal and Valerie included Verona in their travel diaries. Roman emperor Julius Caesar spent a lot of time in Verona, admiring its sights.
Verona boasts a rather impressive collection of sights of the Roman era. Let’s start with the Roman amphitheater – the third largest in Italy. This building, 140 meters long and 110 meters wide, accommodated up to 25,000 spectators on 44 rows of marble benches. While only fragments remained from the outer walls, the inner part was almost completely preserved. Fairs are often held in this Continue reading