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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

we were worried it might rain (!), but it didn't and let me say it was a memorable night! We sat right up front, paid a ton of money, but my 14 year old son who had never seen opera LOVED it. A must-see for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Resort760008
Reviewed 4 days ago

Spectacular views circum-navigating the top of the Arena. A photographers dream. The Arena is spectacular. A school teacher got his students to sing a couple of impromptu songs and the sound was fabulous. Look up and see the beautiful blue skies and sit a while...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PatriciaN05
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was visited Sting in tournaments... the acoustic of Arena at Verona was wonderful, great experience , now I can imagine how are the operas there.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a wonderful experience visiting Arena during the opera festival. we saw Aida and it was magical.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Steeped in history well worth a visit ! The attraction itself is surrounded by fabulous restaurants and bars. There are some beautiful gardens and prime shopping depending on your preference.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tedjot700
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to a Bob Dylan concert in the Arena. If you ever go to Verona, seeing an opera or a concert is a must do. I also went to Adige years ago. Do not miss Verona if you go Italy.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Argantos
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an arena that was build decades before the Roman Coliseum and is still the most used arena of its type. They even do opera there. On the day we went there was only one entrance into the arena and if you forgot which...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank randallblaum
Reviewed 1 week 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
Thank TheChapFromEngland
Reviewed 1 week 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 2 weeks 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
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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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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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