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Arena di Verona

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Built in the first century AD, this is one of the best conserved Roman amphitheatres, whose seating area is made up of 44 levels and can hold up to 22,000 spectators.
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Piazza Bra 1, 37121, Verona, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Verona arena is like the coliseum in Rome accept smaller and significantly less busy. I found it to be fascinating to learn about the history of the arena and how the Governor would select gladiators to fight gladiators of their political opponents. It was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very well maintained building, lots of interesting fact boards dotted about to explain the history. Amazing view of the surrounding area from the top, worth the €10 entry just for that.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BigSmudge9
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here and was amazed by the sight that awaited me. The whole history behind the arena is fascinating and to see it is unbelievable. Not to mention the views from the top. This place is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PetaP685
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Arena di Romana is a must-see! We stayed in Verona for less than 24 hours, but I am so grateful we came here. We stayed at a hotel VERY close to the arena, which was great! We got up early and walked there as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MF1S4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arena Di Verona is must to see. It is exciting to touch history. We climbed on the top. It is a pity that there was not performance that day.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mlajjkie92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A site that I have seen many times before but never bore of. The surroundings have been improved and make a much pleasanter viewing point for the arena. I must return in the summer to see a theatrical production in the arena. A bucket list...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 632sonyap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb original gladiators arena, second only to Rome in Italy, well preserved, although half height, it is 360*, lovely monument to the history of this place! Bustling with tourists, plenty to do in and around the location. In the summer there are open air concerts...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rummers1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Strolling along the beautiful streets of Verona and the coming across this Roman monument is a wonderful thing. Performances are held here throughout the year, I had to settle for a look inside instead.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PKC54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This amazing place is up there with the Coliseum and the Amphitheatre at Pompeii. Well kept, still used for performances (wish we’d been able to see one), and so authentic you can almost hear the clash of metal, the slap and grunt of bodies, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank scrib310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful view. Historical monument, gigantic dimensions. Amazing view from the top. Acoustics are awesome. I recommend to everyone. You musn’t miss if you are in Verona.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Claudia M
4 September 2018|
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Response from GOMS2013 | Reviewed this property |
It depends where your seats are. If you are in the stalls, especially towards the front, the dress code is more formal - business for gents and cocktail dress for ladies. The higher you are in the tiers, the more casual the... More
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anthonydowsett
10 August 2018|
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The queues for the tickets are usually long. No drinks are allowed through security but you can get it from the bar inside.
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3 August 2018|
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Response from Nelson G | Reviewed this property |
If you are not too budget constrained, I would recommend Sixt Chauffeured Services. They have a smartphone app and you can book in advance. My wife and I used them to go from Verona to the airport. Cost was 55 euros for a... More
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