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Arena di Verona

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Address: Piazza Bra 28, 37121 Verona, Italy
Phone Number: 39 045 8005151
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Description: Built in the first century AD, this is one of the best conserved Roman...
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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Felt like a fairy tale

I actually had to pinch myself - to be sitting in this ancient building watching my first ever opera (The Barber of Seville) under the glorious Italian sun. It was an enchanting... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Sunrise Beach, Missouri
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I actually had to pinch myself - to be sitting in this ancient building watching my first ever opera (The Barber of Seville) under the glorious Italian sun. It was an enchanting experience that I would LOVE to repeat. Knowing what I know now, I would definitely recommend bringing a pillow/ cushion if you're thinking about sitting on the stone... More 

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Clogheen, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

As famous as Romeo and Juliet, only somewhat smaller than the Colosseum in Rome and the Amphitheatre of Capua and probably as impressive as Carthage in Tunisia and the incredible Baalbek (Heliopolis) in Lebanon, the Arena of Verona was built by the Romans in the first century AD and truly is an iconic site which one is privileged to visit.... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This 1C AD Roman Amphitheatre can seat over 14,000 people and is very well preserved. It's the site of the annual Verona Music Festival and I saw Nabucco and Aida on consecutive nights. The acoustics are incredible and no matter where you sit, you can hear the singing and music, WITHOUT any amplification whatsoever! The singers are NOT top-notch, but... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

What else can be said about this location. The scale is breathtaking and we only wish our trip could've accommodated an opera.....next time!!

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We got some of the 'cheap seat' where you have unreserved stone seat in the nose-bleed area of the arena, with a poor view of the main stage. I am not an Opera fan to be honest so we did not stay the full 3.5 hours for the performance. So, for someone like me the cheap seat tickets (€25 each)... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

One of the biggest arena with theatre inside. You can admire from outside how they were able to build it in past :-)

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful location (as long as it doesnt rain !) , quite good acoustic and beautiful (stunning)performances. very romantic But they have a policy of tolerating talking and any other noise. Many people around me complained to security about a guy with an SLR who was shooting near continuously throughout the performance. It was click-click-click without stopping all of Act 1.Lord... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It's amazing! If you book tickets for the upper seats (without number) make sure you have a cushion or something soft to sit on it and you can bring water and sandwiches with you (they are quite expensive inside) and make sure you arrive earlier.

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Nova Gorica, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

If you're thinking about attending an opera show, I suggest you add a few more Euros for a numbered seat. Your bottom will be thankful.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

What a way to experience the Arena di Verona. We had booked tickets to Aida before we left Australia and this experience was one of the highlights of our trip. It was incredibly hot and the opera was long, but the atmosphere was wonderful and we will never forget our great night out. We loved it that the arena was... More 

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Address: Piazza Bra 28, 37121 Verona, Italy
Phone Number: 39 045 8005151
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Verona  >  Verona

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