Juliet’s House

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Basic info

Type of attraction


Italian name

Casa di Giulietta


Via Cappello 23, 37121 Verona

+39 045 8062611

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How to visit


Adult (26 to 65): 12,00€
Young Adult (18 to 25): 3,00€
Senior (over 65): 9,00€
Children & Young (under 18): Free*

*For children under 14 only if accompanied by an adult.

Tickets available only online.

Free access
Opening times

Tuesday – Sunday: 9 am – 7 pm

Last Admission:
6:30 pm (House) | 6:40 pm (Courtyard)

Closing days
  • Mondays
  • December 25 & January 1

Via Cappello 23, 37121 Verona

Public transports

From Catullo Verona Airport:
Bus 199
+ 4 min walk to Bus Terminal C2:
+ Bus 51/52 + 4-5 min walk

Bus 199
+ 2 min walk to Bus Terminal B1:
+ Bus 13 + 4 min walk

From Verona Porta Nuova Bus Station:
Terminal B3: Bus 24 + 7 min walk

Terminal C2: Bus 52 + 5 min walk

More details

  • Balcony: famous for the Shakespearean lover’s vows scene. In fact, the balcony was added in the 1940s. The central slabstone (14th century) has its origin in the palaces of Della Scala.
  • Juliet’s Bed: purposely designed for Zeffirelli’s movie “Romeo and Juliet”.
  • “Madonna and Child”: a 15th century painting by Giovanni Badile that can be seen in the Bedroom.
  • “Giulietta”: a remarkable pastel by Pietro Roi (c.1882).
  • “Death of Romeo and Juliet”: painted by Angelo Dall’Oca Bianca between 1930-39.
  • Desk: at which the visitor is free to write a message to Juliet. Located in the third floor. It was crafted by Pucci De Rossi.
  • Fourth Floor: displays a collection of decorative tiles, terracottas and ceramics from the medieval age and early Renaissance.
  • Costumes: weared by the actors in the Zeffirelli’s movie “Romeo and Juliet”.
  • Juliet’s Statue: a bronze statue made by Nereo Costantini. Located in the courtyard.

1351 – Documents alluding to the existence of the house at number 23. It served as an inn (called “Del Cappello”) and later also as a crafts workshop.

1531 – Luigi da Porto writes a tale about Romeo and Juliet.

1553 – Two new written versions are published: one by Matteo Bandello, the other by Gherardo Boldieri.

1597 – “The Most Excellent and Lamentable Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet” the famous play by William Shakespeare has its debut on stage.

18th-19th centuries – Juliet’s House becomes a very popular place for visitors.

1905 – Verona City Council acquires the house. Renovation works are carried out.

1939-1940 – Antonio Avena implements an extensive architectural reinterpretation of the house. It is redesigned and renovated in a neo-medieval style to better suit the literary myth.

1972 – Juliet’s statue created by Nereo Costantini takes its place in the courtyard.

1973 – Opening of Juliet’s House to the public.

the surroundings

  • Lamberti Tower (180 m)
  • Basilica of Saint Anastasia (500 m)
  • Natural History Museum (550 m)
  • Verona Cathedral (750 m)
  • Archeological Museum (850 m)
  • Castelvecchio Museum (1 km)
  • Trattoria al Pompiere (17 m)
  • La Taverna di Via Stella (89 m)
  • Osteria al Duca (260 m)
  • Ristorante II Desco (180 m)
  • Enoteca Segreta (140 m)

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