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Roman Amphitheatre - Arena, Verona: 104 reviews and 189 photos

  1. The Ala
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  • 1. The Ala - Verona
      1. The Ala
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  • 2. The Ala at the Arena - Verona
      2. The Ala at the Arena
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  • 3. The end of the Ala - Verona
      3. The end of the Ala
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  • 4. The Ala from the side - Verona
      4. The Ala from the side
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  • 5. The Ala at night - Verona
      5. The Ala at night
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Considering that it was built nearly two thousand years ago, the Arena di Verona is remarkably well preserved -- so well preserved that it is still used for opera performances six nights a week during the summer, and for other large events during the spring and autumn. (Bruce Springsteen performed there in October 2006, for example.)

A distinctive feature of the Arena is the Ala or wing, which is all that is left of an external decorative wall that originally surrounded the entire structure. The rest of this outer wall was destroyed by an earthquake in the year 1117.

Second, third and fourth photos: Views of the Ala from other angles.

Fifth photo: The Ala at night.

Address: Piazza BrÓ, 1, 37121 Verona VR. Italy
Phone: +39 045 800 5151
Website: http://www.arena.it

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  • Updated Mar 22, 2014
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