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Arche Scaligere, Verona
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Get in touch with Verona's medieval past at Arche Scaligere, which preserve the memory of the Della Scalla family, rulers of the city in the 13th and 14th centuries. The five ornate Gothic monuments occupy the front courtyard of a small church constructed during the 12th century. Shaped like little temples, the tombs remain one of Verona's outstanding examples of Gothic art. Pay special attention to the tomb of Cangrande I, the most celebrated member of the family. In honor of his name, which means "big dog" in Italian, Cangrade's tabernacle-shaped tomb features images of harnessed dogs. Put Arche Scaligere at the forefront of your travel plans using our Verona itinerary planner.
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  • Arche scaligere preserved gothic funerary monuments located near piazza dei signori. visible from the railings. Majestic ... retain the arks of some gentlemen of Verona including Cangrande in which Dante for friendship and as a sign of recognition devoted paradise. . belle
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  • Metres of Romeo and the Customs House, this beautiful funeral monument, with impressive architecture for his work and beauty, is located next to the there is a small church, simple but cute. It deserves to see the details of both sites
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  • A must see. It is an expression of Gothic sublime and magnificence of the House of Scaligeri
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  • Unique piece of art/architecture but not really worth going out of your way for. You can only really see it from a distance.
  • Nice place in center. Much more better then shops
  • Cool, but hard to take pictures of because of how close together the streets are and how tall the monuments are.
  • Famous landmark
  • Beautiful details in the architecture