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Arena di Verona

Piazza Bra' 28, 37121, Verona, Italy
+39 045 800 5151
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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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  • Average9%
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Piazza Bra' 28, 37121, Verona, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

A large amphitheater that survives from ancient times and still in use today - they were setting up for a show when we visited. The ancient floor is covered with modern seats but you can climb up the galleries and get a sense of what...More

Thank mikerutherford
Reviewed 2 days ago

The remnants of the Arena di Verona are very impressive to see. You are basically looking at the "guts" of the outside wall. Only a small portion of the finished wall exists. This was our first ancient arena so it was quite intersting to us...More

Thank ColoradoSunshine88
Reviewed 3 days ago

On Oct 7-8,2017 the Arena was having an ice skating event with music by Andrea Bocelli. That was a great show and featured Evegni Plushenko. We nearly fell out of our seats when Andrea Bocelli was actually there and singing. This was the highlight of...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is like the mini coloseum. A must see . Love Verona... it is one of the most charming cities in Italy. We live in Como a 2 1/2 hour ride away and love coming here.

Thank Rco A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was amazed by how much preservation had been done to this coliseum! It is even still used for concerts! Amazing! About 7 years ago we saw the coliseum in Rome. I was so disappointed that more had not been done to preserve it. This...More

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got here early and were able to walk around and take it all in especially the views from the top. The shooting star is great and even more so if you come a night

Thank fudge005_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travellers tip - in the winter make sure you visit on the first Sunday of the month 1 euro entrance fee. Great views of the city and got one thinking what it must have been like in Roman times.

Thank Mervyn D
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are informative leaflets and panels about the history of the arena in several languages at the entrance desk and in the building iteslf. We arrived by local bus from Lake Garda, which has a stop just on the Piazza (top tip if travelling on...More

Thank OneTudorRose
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entrance fee is 10 Euros each - a bit pricey, but well worth it to see this well preserved ancient Roman gem. We loved that it is still in operation for performances and that it is in such good condition. Altho not as large...More

Thank MaddyLibby
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visitting the Arena in Verona is quite an impressive activity. A 2000 year old building which used to hold up to 30.000 people, and which still is used nowadays for public performances. Wow. Also, the view from the top row, with the Alps at the...More

Thank Santi P
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MandarinFrance
7 October 2017|
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Response from AshishDas | Reviewed this property |
Depending upon where you book your seats, you will need the cushions. The flat (platform) seating area in the centre of the Arena, in front of the stage, has chaired seating arrangements - sofa or plastic chairs, for which... More
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Christina D
7 August 2017|
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Response from Thomas C | Reviewed this property |
That's a really good question. We saw Nabucco because it is on of the shortest Operas being played and it lasted till midnight. The Arena is located in a ZTL so there is no traffic, though there is a spot that taxis can... More
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littledawn
11 July 2017|
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Response from Maisie J | Reviewed this property |
You can if you're sitting on the stone steps. Put everything in plastic containers - no glass allowed. Its a good idea to bring nibbles like crisps or a picnic - sandwiches etc. There are vendors selling wine, beer and water... More
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