, often shortened to Bra, is the largest piazza in Verona
, with some claims that it is the largest in the country. The piazza is lined with numerous cafés and restaurants, along with several notable buildings. The Verona Arena
, originally an amphitheatre built nearly 2000 years ago, is now a World
-famous music venue with regular operatic and contemporary music performances. Verona's town hall, the Palazzo Barbieri, also looks out across the piazza.
within Bra is shaded by cedar and pine trees. It surrounds the fountain of the Alps and a bronze statue of Victor Emmanuel II. This monument to the First King
of Italy, in which he is sat atop a horse, was inaugurated on 9 January 1883, five years to the day after his death.
- Verona Arena
- Gran Guardia
- Palazzo Barbieri
There are many significant buildings within and around Bra, with construction taking place over many centuries.