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Romantic Verona Italy

by WCC on February 5, 2013

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A city that is in the north-eastern part of Italy’s Veneto, Verona is a popular destination with tourists looking for a romantic getaway. The city is most famous as Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet’s hometown. Tourists generally flock to the city in hopes of spending either a romantic or a more relaxed and pleasant time.

The city has a lot to offer as far as sightseeing is concerned. Verona has splendid sites and medieval architecture, which makes the city as inspiring and beautiful as it was in medieval times. The most popular place in the city is

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Juliet’s house, which most tourists connect to the Shakespeare’s Juliet, attracting a large number of tourists every year, hoping to re-enact the balcony scene from the play. The other place that tourists never miss is The

Arena, which is a crumbling but still functioning Roman amphitheater, where operas are held during the opera season and open to tourists during the day. It is also claimed to be third-largest surviving amphitheater that exists today.

Verona has a lot more to offer, however, aside from these two places, including Juliet’s tomb, located at the Capuccin Church, Giardino Giusti, which is Italy’s most important renaissance gardens, Lamberti Tower, which is the tallest of Verona’s towers, providing tourists great views from the top and the Roman Theater, where not only do theater performances still take place, but also houses the Archaeological Museum.

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The city also features a lot of places to shop for the tourists who like to take something of the city back with them. Some of the places are the Via Mazzini, a mile long stretch of shops between Piazza Bra and Piazza delle Erbe, the Corso Porto Borsari, another elegant street that has shops like Lo Scrittorio, as well as old fashioned shops that sells different paper products and elegant pencils and pens and the Corso Santa Anastasia, which is a street where authentic antiques can be found among the narrow streets.

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Verona is also famous for its wine and wineries. The most popular place to visit is the Valpolicella, which is not only famous for its Valpolicella, Recioto and Amarone wines but also its ancient villas. The city also offers various bars, in-house Dj’s, live music and cool lounges, even though there is a deficiency of late-night dance clubs. Tourists can visit the Scottoriva, which offers a free buffet with their early evening drinks, Viaroma, which is a cool lounge bar, Cantina del’Arena, that offers live jazz along with their good drinks, Studio 90, which has a ground floor funky bar as well as a dance floor that warms up after it hits midnight and Bloom Café, located on Piazza delle Erbe, it is a place where tourists can finish off their day with some late-night cocktails.

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Tourists planning to visit the city can check into the Verona Hotel. It is ideally located in Verona, with easy access to most of the popular places that the vibrant city has to offer. It offers various amenities to make guests comfortable. The hotel features rooms that radiate an atmosphere of peace and harmony. With its reputation for 24 hour impeccable service, the hotel offers guests an enjoyable and memorable experience.

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