Beneath the big gate in the square you'll see the bone of a whale suspended from above. According to legend, this object will fall on the head of the first righteous man to pass through the gate. What is interesting is that for over 250 years the bone is still hanging there. Are there no righteous people in the world?
In the center of Piazza dei Signori stands the statue of the Italian poet Dante Alighieri. This is one of the greatest people from the city, and he wrote the famous poem "La Divina Commedia" at the beginning of the 14th century. This poetic poem is considered the greatest in Italian literature and a leading cultural asset in world literature.
There are various architectural styles, along with a number of ancient gates, such as the Arco della Costa.
Palazzo del Comune - See the building decorated with pink and white marble stripes. This beautiful and unique building is in a Renaissance style and was built in the 12th century.
Palazzo del Tribunale - This is the building that is connected to the city palace and next to it is a large brick tower. The building, built in the 14th century, is located in the Scavi Scaligeri archaeological complex, which contains remains from the Roman and Middle Ages periods. Today there is a gallery with high-level temporary photography exhibitions.
Palazzo del Podesta - This white marble building was built in the 13th century by the Scaligeri family, the medieval rulers of Verona. Its facade has a classic entrance gate and decorative teeth. Above the gate notice the board with the winged lion, a symbol of Venetian rule.
Loggia del Consiglio - Here you are asked to make a small investigation among the locals and discover it ... Take time for this detective exercise. It's fun... did you find it? - Excellent! This terrace is the reason why the square is called in Italian "Square of Representatives." It is a building built in 1485, as a place where members of the city council stood, during ceremonies and large public events.