It is in Castelvecchio fortress, an imposing building of the Middle Ages. The exhibition is hosted in about thirty rooms and it’s divided into sculpture, Italian and foreigner painting, ancient weapons, ceramic ware, jewels, miniature paintings. The old town bells are also on view.
Jiuliet’s grave and Museo degli Affreschi
The museum is hosted inside the monastery of San Francesco al Corso. Visitors can admire cycles of a frescos from Veronese medieval buildings in the sixteenth century, and nineteenth century sculptures, while the church of San Francesco hosts works on canvas of great dimensions ranging from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century. Inside a crypt under the church of San Francesco lays an empt , simple sarcophagus made of red Verona marble. It is believed to be the grave where finally rested the legendary Veronese Lovers.
Museo Lapidario Maffeiano
This is the oldest public museum in Europe. It hosts an important collection of memorial and funeral epigraphs.
Teatro Romano and Museo Archeologico
In the numerous exhibition spaces a large range of archaeological finds is displayed, like sculpted and decorative pieces coming from the Romanic Theatre, mosaics, votive and funeral stones, altars, epigraphs, sculptures, glass, pottery etc… Entrance ticket to the Museum includes also the visit to the Theatre.
SHOPPING Via Mazzini and via Porta Borsari are appreciated and well known for the great deal of beautiful shops they display. Footwear, clothes, underwear, leather goods stores, etc… all the best that Italian high fashion labels offer to fashion victims!
EATING AND DRINKING See the list in the next page