Verona: Piazza dei Signori

Sightseeing tour of Verona at Piazza dei Signori. Why is there the rib of a whale hanging down under an arch? Have you ever heard about mr Girolamo Fracastoro? And do you know how Scaliger Tombs are and why the Scaliger family chose a dog as its heraldic symbol? 

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