Verona: historical heritage chanted by Shakesperare

Juliet Balcony
Juliet Balcony

Among the places and cities more visited in Italy, there is certainly the city of Verona, the second town in the Veneto, by number of inhabitants, crossed by the river Adige, is known by majority for Roman amphitheater became a symbol of the city itself : Arena.

Where today the famous  lyrical festival well as many other concerts are carry out. In addition, the city was chosen by William Shakesperare for his famous work Romeo and Juliet that is today the memory in the Juliet’s house. Verona every year received a large numbers of tourists who come to visit the many artistic treasures as well as to participate in various events.

The city that rises at the foot of St. Peter’s hill, along the banks of the Adige river, has always been a strategic point of trade for the terrestrial and water transport, today recognized by UNESCO World Heritage Site, contains many historic monuments and places to visit. In addition to Piazza Bra, where is the famous Arena, certainly see Grasses’s Square and Piazza dei Messrs’s square  to immerse yourself in the history of the city.

A typical area of Verona, active for the feast of dad dumpling is San Zeno’s square that on the occasion of the feast fills typical markets, such as antiques and participating in this celebration you can immerse fully in the climate and in the life of the country, being equally within the city.  Verona hosts many events and shows including the most famous and known is certainly the already mentioned lyric festival that reigns supreme in every summer since 1913 when it was inaugurated with Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida to which celebrities came from all over the world.At the Roman theater takes place every year since 1948 when it was inaugurated with the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, theater Summer that also collects many distinguished participants. Lately have added also musical performances with major jazz and dance bands. Among the events the Palio of Verona was renewed recently, known as the green drape, a race which dates all’800 and is the oldest in the world, reached the 591 th edition.

Among the many features of the city there is certainly his newspaper “the Arena”, which is one of the oldest of Italy founded in 1866.

A rich city in history and lifeFree Articles, that impose itself for its architecture and its events becoming a reference point for the nation and the world.

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This article was written by Michele De Capitani with support from prenotazione hotel Verona.

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