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Its great you an go in to see the amazing Tombs for 1 E. Great explanation in many languages... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Treviso, Italy
A hidden gem which is well worth searching out, another Medieval Veronese masterpiece.

This wonderfully macabre setting houses the Scaliger Tombs. Five Gothic memorials which celebrate... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Its great you an go in to see the amazing Tombs for 1 E. Great explanation in many languages too.Can Grande and can Signorio one in front of the other! Worth seeing it, part of the Scalligeri history

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

This wonderfully macabre setting houses the Scaliger Tombs. Five Gothic memorials which celebrate the family who ruled Verona for almost 300 years. But these aren't just memorials, they are in fact the family tombs and are magnificent in their decoration and carving. They are within...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

another chance find on our walking around this fantastic city, although there is a cost to pay if you want to go behind the gates you can still see quite a bit from the outside, a fitting tribute to the scalinger family which will be...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Alan157243
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Outside of the Santa Maria Antica Catholic Church, are the Scaliger Tombs, a group of five Gothic funerary monuments, celebrating the Scaliger family, who ruled in Verona from the 13th to the late 14th century. Built in the Gothic style, they are mostly freestanding open...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Violette54
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is one of the monumental tombs for the Scalinger family (ruled in Verona from 13th to late 14th century) that loom outside Santa Maria Antica church. Mastino II (1308-1351), a Lord of Verona, actually had work started on his monument in 1345. This tall...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Very interesting local history - fascinating. The funereal statues are stunning - we spent quite some time finding out the detail behind this area.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

The history behind the Arc is interesting, and is just a portion of the Scarligeri monument. ( via Scarrligeri) The write up is in multiple languages, including Englsh. It is just a moment away from the enclosed square, where you should have lunch. Quieter, and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

my wife and I spent four days in Verona and one day we decided to walk up this alley way and to much of our surprise was this outstanding building

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank LindsayM1957
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This was very nice attractions to visit and to listen to the history of the king and brothers. When you visit you get to hear about the other areas around this place and it's history.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Mike F
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Also this ark dedicated to Mastino II is positioned exactly as the other in the area fenced of Scaliger, easily accessible and visible from the outside of the fence, coming from the Piazza dei Signori. One attraction of fascinating beauty of gothic style, the ark...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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