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Reviewed 17 June 2018

These tombs were built by the by the Della Scala family, who ruled Verona between the 13th and the 14th century. The complex is surrounded by a low wall and topped by a wrought iron fence and located in the courtyard of the church. The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Dan L
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Very unique architecture and tombs. We only walked by to view and did not go inside the gates or the church. Would not pay for a tour, but simply look up info about the place online if interested.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank outdoorfun2016
Reviewed 17 May 2018

These tombs sit above ground - perhaps to show that they were above everyone else? The detail in the carvings is stunning and intricate!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank bravaheidi
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Interesting ruins near the historic Erbe Square and the house of Juliet. I only looked at them from outside.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Completely free to see, this small square has some architectural ruins on display in the city centre, behind iron gates. Clearly visible all round, it's worth a stop for photos.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 1 May 2018

From Piazza dei Signori, passing by the Palazzo del Capitano, we arrive at the place where the church of Santa Maria Antica is located . Immediately there are the graves of the Della Scala family ( Arche Scaligere ). The Scaliger Tombs (or Arche Scaligere)...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Historic burial of three generations of a ruling Verona family. Picturesque site near Piazza Erbe, Torre da Lambertini, and House of Guillett.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank italiauno2017
Reviewed 24 January 2018

This interesting architectural monument is unfortunately overlooked in favor of Shakespeare's notorious play, Romeo and Juliet, although it is an actual piece of Verona's history. The tombs are located in the historical center and are very easy to find.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank MaryMaryK412
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful ombiance lovely family restaurant with the best of italian food (wine)😉 at the back of Dante square. Well worth a visit. Enjoy

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank peter k
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Worth seeing if you're in Verona. The Arche Scaligere sits above the walking area so you don't get up close to it but the architecture is very interesting.

Date of experience: October 2017
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