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Address: Via Santa Maria in Chavica | near Piazza dei Signori, Verona, Italy
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The monument is nice. Take time to visit. It's worth it. Lot of history of the region and the famous family

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jerry L
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Sherbrooke, Canada
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Sherbrooke, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The monument is nice. Take time to visit. It's worth it. Lot of history of the region and the famous family

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Verona is known for its Casa di Giulietta, but it has lot more to offer. Streets are full of beautiful old houses. Arche Scaligere is one of them.

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Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arche ( i.e. arks - not arches or boats but meaning safe boxes ) = tombs. Powerful rulers of 13th/14th Century Verona, this Gothic memorial to the Scaligeri family continues to echo the control of the mediaeval city until it fell to Milan. The old town is suffused with dominant signs of della Scala over 600 years on. Although some... More 

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is an unusual collection of graves and sarcophagi for one of the most senior families of the medieval town it is worth passing by just to see the intricacy of the stone carvings

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Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg City, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This is a part of an unusual family burial place, so why it is called an arch? It looks like a stone canopy adorned with stone decor. If you learn the story of Verona rulers - you open the secret

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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

A wall with iron grills separates this small burial area from the street. Extremely close to Piazza dei Signori, the medieval cemetery displays five monumental tombs that attest to the power of the Scaligeri family -- rulers in Verona from the 13th to the late 14th century. I thought these tombs were exquisite examples of Gothic art, from stone carved... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

It was really interesting and to get closer and get more information, have to pay to get in but a good view from the street. Would have loved to know more about what we were all looking at because it isn't something that you see every day. Also since we were passing through Verona on a half a day trip,... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

A powerful family in Verona in their time. Built so even in death, they must be looked up to. These are so ornate! Be sure to visit the little church up the steps. It's small but lovely

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Southampton Uk
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Reviewed 11 December 2016

There is a small section of the old city where nobles vied to build the biggest flashiest tomb. They even built them before they died in case their offspring saved money building a smaller version. Something to look at as you pass by.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We came across this while looking for Romeo's house! It is a beautiful monument and shows the wealth of the Verona families.

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