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Cruel and mysterious Verona walking tour

Availability: Every day
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English, Italian
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Learn about the bloodiest events that occurred in Verona
  • Visit the Roman amphitheater, old Jewish Ghetto and Piazza Erbe
  • Walk to the Scala Family House and Graveyards
What to expect

Join this walking tour to learn about the bloodiest events that occurred in Verona and about horrible secrets hidden in this old town. Experience a time where, in the ages of darkness and fear, nobody dared to go out. See Verona from a different perspective and discover some of the darkest times that occurred there.

What happened in the Arena in the Ides of March of year 54 AD? Why were 176 people, including children, burnt alive on February, 13th, 1278? What happened to the Jewish family who lived next to the Synagogue during WWII? Whose corpses were those found in the Tribunal Courtyard?

Your visit will include the Roman amphitheater, the old Jewish Ghetto, Piazza Erbe with its pillory, passing the place where Mastiff I was murdered, you'll reach Piazza Dante and learn about the old orphanage, see the arch where the torture instruments were exposed. Then walk to the Scala Family House and Graveyards, internal courtyards where dozens of beheaded skeletons were found, and much more.

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What's included
  • Professional tour guide
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees
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  • Children (aged 0-10) : Free
Where

Piazza Bra, 37121 Verona VR, Italia

Meeting point:

Meet your guide in Piazza Bra' next to the Equestrian Statue of Vittorio Emanuele II.

What to remember
  • Please note that this walking tour does not enter any of the above mentioned locations
  • Wear comfortable shoes suitable for walking the stone streets
  • The tour ends in Juliet's House
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When
  • Daily at 5.30pm
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Provider
Explore Verona
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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