Via Mazzini (Mazzini Street), Verona

Via Mazzini (Mazzini Street), Verona (must see)

Via Mazzini is Verona's most popular shopping street. This is the place to see and be seen, check out boutique shops, and enjoy a coffee or cocktail while people-watching.

Via Mazzini is named after 19th-century politician Giuseppe Mazzini. Mazzini was a vital activist whose work influenced the unification of Italy.

Via Mazzini connects the main square, Piazza Bra, to Piazza delle Erbe. The part of Via Mazzini that departs the Verona Arena follows the original Roman road. This ancient street was one of the decumanus, or east-west streets.

While many of Europe's ancient cities are paved with cobblestone, Via Mazzini features marble pavers.

Today, shoppers will find all of Italy's top brands as well as their favorite international brands. Don't miss the United Colors of Benneton store. Roman ruins were discovered underneath the basement of the flagship apparel store. Visitors can now see the first and second-century AD tiles and walls.

The architecture along Via Mazzini is charming and sure to delight those looking for a cultural experience. The pedestrian-only street makes it easy for shoppers and visitors to enjoy Via Mazzini.

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Via Mazzini (Mazzini Street) on Map

Sight Name: Via Mazzini (Mazzini Street)
Sight Location: Verona, Italy (See walking tours in Verona)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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