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Verona Arena
Verona Top 3 in Can't Miss Attractions

4.6/5
75 Reviews
Historical SiteHistorical Architecture
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-3 hours
Address: Piazza Bra 1, 37121, Verona, Italy
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Phone: +39-45-8005151

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This kind of circular arena is also called "Gladiator Arena." It was a place used by slave owners in Roman times to seek excitement and watch slaves and beasts kill each other to gain joy. So the elegant appearance is actually full of blood and violence inside. Later, it became an open-air theater for the appreciation of large-scale operas. More than two thousand years have passed, and it is still used in large-scale opera performances or music concerts. Each performance can be watched by 15,000 people. It is conceivable how magnificent it is, a classic that is both beautiful and practical. There are neat rows of round arches, layered inside and outside. This is a typical feature of ancient Roman architecture. Just looking at the thick bricks, even if the cracks are already visible, people still have to admire the ancient Romans as a nation with great architectural art and creativity.

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  • LauraG44444
    LauraG44444
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    Italian history at its finest!

    AMAZING arena!! It's nearly 100% intact, not ruins. Inexpensive and worth the visit. You can climb the interior to get views from the top. Spectacular!

    Reviewed on /Date(1613420067000+0800)/
  • dragana11000
    dragana11000
    Genève, Suisse
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    Night in Verona

    Excellent experience! A wonderful hotel , perfectly locatated, with everything one needs for a day or for a night.

    Reviewed on /Date(1612552203000+0800)/
  • LouisD16230
    LouisD16230
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    Impressive place

    Impressive arena of the roman period, absolutely worth paying a visit! Go up the arena to have a nice view of the city ;)

    Reviewed on /Date(1609644572000+0800)/
  • John B
    John B
    Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA
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    A Great Place In Verona

    This arena was one of the best things to see in Verona. From what I was told, most of it is still original has been preserved. More so than the Colosseum in Rome. The Colosseum is still more impres...

    Reviewed on /Date(1609312115000+0800)/
  • jujusorianom
    jujusorianom
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    Amazing

    I didn’t have time to explore the Arena, however it’s beautiful even if you just wanna take pictures from the outside. Must-see.

    Reviewed on /Date(1604724028000+0800)/

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