Verona Arena

Verona Arena HDRWhen you hear Verona you might think of Romeo and Juliet. Or the arena comes to your mind. Well, of the Verona Arena I can serve you with a photo. Luckily we went early in the morning to Verona because when we left the Arena, the queue for tickets seemed endless. The arena itself is quite impressive. Not as much as the Colosseum in Rome, but still. Especially when you consider that it still is used for theaters.

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Piazza delle Erbe in Verona

Piazza delle Erbe

Happy 2013 my dear followers! I want to start the new year with a photo from Italy, as that has been my best vacation in the last time. And who knows, maybe in 2013 I’ll find some time to go back there?
Here you see the Piazza delle Erbe in Verona, the tower is called Torre dei Lamberti (construction started in 1172). During the time of the Roman Empire this square was the town’s forum.

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Sant’Anastasia in Verona

Sant'Anastasia in Verona

When we went to Verona for a day, we didn’t make a lot of plans. See the Arena, see Julia’s Balcony and climb up to Castel San Pietro to have a view over the city. That was pretty much all from my point, but as we saw a couple of churches on the way it couldn’t hurt to take a look inside (and be among those thousands other tourists). One of those churches was this Sant’Anastasia, a church of the Dominican Order.

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