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Arena di Verona, Verona
Categories: Ruins, Concerts & Shows, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Built in the first century CE, Arena di Verona--one of the best-preserved Roman amphitheaters--has served as an opera venue since 1913. Thanks to the amphitheater's incredible acoustics, electronic microphones were not used here they were finally installed as a sound reinforcement system in 2011. The arena has hosted Alicia Keys, The Who, and Pearl Jam, as well as some of the world's most noteworthy conductors and opera singers. Sitting in the stands, you'll be transported back to Roman times when more than 30,000 people filled the seats to watch shows and games. Put Arena di Verona and other Verona attractions into our Verona itinerary maker, and watch your holiday take shape.
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After years of wanting to go to the Opera in Verona I finally made it. It lived up to my expectations- a touch of rain prior to the performance so needing to put on rain ponchos and then the live perf... read more »
Verona ohne die Arena geht gar nicht. Am Besten in Verbindung mit einem Konzertbesuch. Klassische Aufführungen sind unvergessliche Erlebnisse. Aber auch Rockmusik kommt in der Arena gut an. Wir hatten... read more »Verona do not go without the arena. Best in conjunction with a concert. Classical performances are unforgettable experiences. But also rock music plays well in the arena. We had the good fortune to experience European last Verona concert this year. Nearly three hours of Zucchero of the best. Grandiose music and an impressive performance on the huge stage. For an Open-Air concert with excellent sound quality and remarkable light show.show original
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An outstanding historical venue, providing a fantastic introduction to the world of opera. I saw 'Carmen' here on the opening night of the 2016 season, and if you ever get the chance to see it for yourself, it is not to be missed! A fantastic piece of ancient architecture, housed in the beautiful city of Verona. Highly recommended!
Amazing historical square in Verona. It features the presence of the famous Roman Arena, the city hall, the Palazzo della Gran Guardia and the Liston - an amazing sidewalk. There are also nice shops and restaurants
Not a lot to see from the outside, but to just see such a historical site was amazing. Although much of it has been preserved, there is still much that has been lost forever. There is one section that is still standing of the outer portion that allows you to get a good perspective of exactly how big it truly was at the height of the Roman Empire. We were there while they were preparing for the Opera festival, so there was a lot of work going on in and around the area.
Awesome colosseum that's been impressively maintained. The fact that you can still see shows in it is incredible. If possible check for a show and view it that way rather than the €10 it'll cost you to tour it.
Very beautiful Colosseum-like structure, but better preserved. I couldn't do it, but please try to watch a play/opera/concert - they say it is extremely nice inside.
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