"Piazza delle Erbe, Palazzo Maffei" Piazza delle Erbe Tip by JLBG

Piazza delle Erbe, Verona: 94 reviews and 168 photos


Palazzo Maffei was built in 1668 in a barocco style where was once standing the Roman capitolium. It is topped by a balustrade supporting six statues of gods and goddesses : Hercules, Jupiter, Venus, Mercure, Apollo, Minerve. Though Hercules is only a half god ! The statue of Hercules was recovered from the digging when the Palazzo was built. It was possibly in the Capitol.

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  • Written May 22, 2005
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