Verona is a lively city straddling the Adige River in Veneto, northern Italy.
One of the main tourist destinations in this region owing to its artistic heritage, Verona hosts several annual shows and operas in the ancient amphitheatre, built by the Romans.
Three of Shakespeare's plays are set in Verona: Romeo and Juliet, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, and The Taming of the Shrew and the city has been awarded World Heritage Site status by UNESCO because of its urban structure and architecture.
The Lamberti Tower is a great place to get a wider view of Verona. Climb up to the top or take the lift and you can enjoy panoramic views of the city. The medieval bell tower is almost 85 metres in height and was started in the 12th Century.
Juliet´s house also attracts many visitors. The balcony said to be that of the original Romeo and Juliet. The balcony and the bronze statue of Juliet can be seen for free. The house dates back to the 13th century and is a great example of Gothic architecture. The family house of Romeo can also be viewed at Via Arche Scaligere.
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