Juliet’s House in Verona : Fiction or Reality?

 

The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is the most iconic love story in the Western culture. But were Romeo and Juliet real or were they just tragic symbols of a powerful imagination? 

Tourists flock to Verona every year to experience its Artistic Heritage, Shows and Opera which are held in the arena and the famous Amphitheater built by the Romans. However despite the various attractions in Verona, Casa di Guilietta (Juliet’s house) remains one of the most popular tourist spots in Verona.

fun fact

 

Italians believe that if you touch Juliet’s right breast, it makes you lucky in Love.  Ironic don't you think?
Italians believe that if you touch Juliet’s right breast, it makes you lucky in Love. Ironic don't you think?

 

new Balcony
The house was built in the 13th Century. However the iconic balcony was added in the 20th Century

 

Girls from around the world come  to Verona in the hope for true love. They write notes for their future  Love and pin it on this wall.
Girls from around the world come to Verona in the hope for true love. They write notes for their future Love and pin it on this wall.

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Juliet's Bed - Verona

Believed to be Juliet's Tomb
Believed to be Juliet's Tomb