Since the early centuries of the Christian era, numerous places of worship have appeared in Verona and throughout its territory: churches, abbeys and monasteries. In almost two millennia of faith they developed into a priceless heritage of art, architecture, culture and history. Today they can be visited as part of guided itineraries to get to know a particular age or aspect of the city.
The church of Verona's patron saint, an unparalleled masterpiece of Romanesque architecture, mentioned in the Divine Comedy.
Santa Maria Matricolare is Verona's cathedral and the centre of a complex of religious buildings that surround it.
Verona's largest church, the ancient place of worship of noble families of knights in medieval Verona.
A double church (upper and lower), a former Franciscan monastery, full of works of art, mysteries and secrets.
Its large Renaissance dome is a landmark along the Adige River. Inside is a masterpiece by Paolo Veronese.
An impressive Romanesque church built on an ancient Roman temple was perhaps Verona's first cathedral.
Santa Maria in Organo
Facing the former Acqua Morta canal. Inside are the extraordinary wooden inlays of Fra Giovanni.
Dedicated to St Thomas Becket, it is located on the ancient river island of Verona. Mozart played the organ there.
The XIV century church of a Franciscan monastery with its suggestive cloisters and works of art.
Santa Maria Antica
The private church of the Scala family lords, with their monumental cemetery: the Arche Scaligere.
San Giorgio di Valpolicella
Built in the Longobard era on a prehistoric cult site, it retains all the ancient archaic atmosphere.
In the heart of Valpolicella, the elegant and unmistakable Romanesque façade is reminiscent of San Zeno.
In Lazise, on Lake Garda, a Romanesque jewel. Inside, an unusual and mysterious cycle of frescoes.