The Teatro Romano is considered to be the oldest Roman building in the city. It was built during the rule Roman emperor Augustus. and was first excavated between 1904 and 1939.
The theater is located on the hillside below Castel San Pietro, the imposing fortress at the top of the hill overlooking the entire city.
Today the theater has been renovated and in our day there are many concerts and performances, ballet, classical music and jazz. In Verona there are many cultural and artistic festivals every summer and the theater is the summer home of the Verona Jazz Festival.
One of the fascinating sides of the Teatro Romano is the fascinating archaeological museum. A variety of remains from the Roman Empire are presented here, including sculptures, vessels, decorated columns and magnificent mosaics.
From ancient times the remains of the walls of the top of the stage can be seen in the theater, as well as the hole where holes were originally used to pull the curtain lines. You can see in the auditorium the sitting-room, which is decorated with marble, on which the orchestra players sat.