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Scaliger Tombs

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Scaliger Tombs
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A group of five Gothic tombs in Verona

Via Arche Scaligere, 37121 Verona VR, Italy

Arche scaligere (Scaliger Tombs) are made up by a total of five tombs of the Scaliger family, who ruled the city of Verona for over a century (13th to almost 15th). The tombs, built in a Gothic style, are located in Verona, a city in the north of Italy, in the court of a church known as Santa Maria Antica.

 

Some of the members found in the tomb are: Cangrande I, the most famous ruler of the city; Cansignorio, whose tomb is the most lavishly decorated; Mastino II, Cansignorio and more.



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