Juliet's Balcony in Verona Open for Weddings

May 5, 2010

Juliet statue Verona
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Juliet's Balcony, the setting in Verona of the famous scene of Shakespeare's?Romeo and Juliet, offers couples the opportunity to exchange their vows in a most romantic way. Couples can have their wedding ceremony at the house and balcony.?

Believed to be the inspiration for the love story, the balcony along with its 13th century Casa di Giulietta in Verona has been in the Capello family for generations. The Capello family is also believed to be the inspiration for the fictional Capulets of the play.?

Young couples from around the world come to pay hommage to the legendary characters and touch the statue of Juliet that stands in the lovely courtyard of the balcony.

Directly across from the balcony and overlooking the courtyard is the romantic Relais de Charme "Il Sogno di Giulietta" hotel. The rooms of the hotel, each named after scenes from the play, create a romantic atmosphere for a?honeymoon in Verona, Italy?with antique furnishings, ?parquet floors, four poster bed and a terrace offering panoramic views over the old city of Verona and the surrounding hills.

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