Palazzo Barbieri (Barbieri Palace), Verona

Palazzo Barbieri (Barbieri Palace), Verona

The Palazzo Barbieri houses Verona's city council. It is situated in front of Piazza Bra, which hosts various shops, eateries, bars, and significant historical structures. Engineer Guiseppe Barbieri was responsible for constructing the palace, initially intended for military purposes. The Neo-Classical building, made of yellow stone, was started in 1836 and finished in 1848. It was initially called the Gran Guardia Nova.

During the war, the Habsburgs utilized the building as a base for Austrian troops. After the war, it became the city government's headquarters. World War II caused damage to the structure. Reconstruction commenced in 1945 and concluded in 1950. The refurbishment included a rounded extension to the back and an expansion in size.

Other notable sites near the palace include the SS. Nazaro e Celso, Rivoli, Teatro Filarmonico, Listòn, Museo Lapidario, APT Arena, Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II, and San Luca.

For a quick meal, visitors can explore Liston 12, Trattoria Malavoglia, L'Oste Scuro, Il Cenacolo, Trattoria Cappuccini, or the Silver Star. The palace is a common venue for weddings and remains open 24/7 from Sunday to Saturday.

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Sight Name: Palazzo Barbieri (Barbieri Palace)
Sight Location: Verona, Italy (See walking tours in Verona)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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