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Five little known facts about the Arena
The Arena is the undisputed symbol of Verona, its most loved and recognizable monument. For the people of Verona it is part of their identity. Even the local daily is named after it. The Arena was built by the Romans in the first…
Five dishes you'll only find in Verona
1. "Pastisada de caval", or horse meat stew. This is the most appreciated traditional dish. It's made with horse meat marinated in red wine, onions, carrots and a variety of herbs and spices. Its distinctive feature is slow cookin…
Verona, city of horses
Legend has it that, just after the end of the war in 489 AD between Theodoric, king of the Ostrogoths, and the Roman general Odoacer, the starving people of Verona were granted exceptional permission to eat the many horse carcasse…