Verona is a city in Veneto, northern Italy, home to approx. 265,000 inhabitants and one of the seven provincial capitals of the region. It is the second most populated municipality of the region and the third of North-East Italy. The metro area of Verona has an area of 1.426 km2 and has a population of 714,274 inhabitants. It is one of the main tourist destinations in northern Italy, thanks to its artistic heritage, several annual fairs, shows, and operas, such as the lyrical season in the Arena, the ancient amphitheatre built by the Romans.
The city has been awarded world heritage sites status by UNESCO because of its urban structure and architecture. The house of Juliet (fictitious or not) is in Verona. The Capello’s family was mistress of the house on Via Capello for many years … Many believe that the similarity with the name Capulet in Shakespeare’s tale encouraged the belief.