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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was not opened when I went past but it was a very interesting place to see. Loved how the tombs were up high. It was really interesting with the strange architecture.

Thank lifenadventure
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was free to just walk by on our tour. Interesting to see the ornate works in the gates as pointed out by our tour guide Silvia from Colors of Italy. These tombs were from the Scala family from the 1300’s. Worth a look!

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Scala family who raised the poor town of Verona to a prosperous and wealthy city have evidence of their influence throughout Verona, but the monument here, celebrating the life of its most important members, is impressive.

Thank Rutti
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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.

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!

Thank Heidi A
Reviewed 16 May 2018

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

Thank Ogi0
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.

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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

Thank Asiyah Noemi K
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.

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