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As this year marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, what better time to visit the city at the heart of one of the bard's best-known plays - fair Verona Shakespeare's heartbreaking tale of forbidden love, set in Verona, brings thousands to this ancient city's narrow streets to retrace the tragic paths of Romeo and Juliet. To mark 400 years since the Bard's death, performances of the play, in English and Italian, are being held in the cobbled courtyard of Juliet's House and run until the end of September . Comment?
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David Gilmour has played the first ever rock concerts in front of an audience at the historic Pompeii Ampitheatre. Gilmour's gigs at the stone Roman amphitheatre, which was famously buried in ash when Mount Vesuvius erupted in AD 79, and only uncovered after the Second World War, marked his return to Pompeii after a 45-year gap. Comment?
This week David Gilmour performed two spectacular shows at the legendary Pompeii Amphitheatre in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, marking the first time he has played there in 45 years. The performances were the first-ever rock concerts for an audience in the stone Roman amphitheatre which was built in 90 BC and entombed in ash when Vesuvius erupted in AD 79. The amphitheatre was only uncovered after the Second World War and David Gilmour's concerts are the first time that there has been an audience present in the arena in almost 2000 years. Comment?
Stanton South Beach, Miami Beach Facing Ocean Drive and backed by the Atlantic Ocean, Marriott Stanton South Beach - a member of the Marriott Hotels & Resorts portfolio - is one of the few hotels along this famed stretch of sand with a beachfront address. Book during CyberSummer and save up to 35% off with rates starting at just $119/night, valid for travel June 27 - September 30, 2016. Comment?
It has been 400 years since Shakespeare died, but his legacy lives on. Shakya Mitra lists three prominent places associated with the Bard. Comment?
Ponte Scaligero over the River Adige in Verona. "This medieval bridge was built by Cangrande II between 1354 and 1376.Such is the Veronese affection for the bridge that it was rebuilt after the retreating Germans blew it up in 1945,an operation that involved dredging the river to salvage the masonry. Comment?
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