This is a carving over one of the Cathedral doors.
The figures on the center statue column represent the three graces: faith, hope, and charity.
Inside the Baptistery, there is a dome within a dome. This double dome creates a unique effect. The guide demonstrated how a shout echoes 12 times because of it.
I told Marina she had to take a picture holding up the tower. All three buildings--the Tower, the Cathedral and the Baptistery--lean, but in different directions.
They went to Verona the following day, February 15th. There were still leftover decorations from Verona's Festival of Love.
After Shakespeare wrote Romeo and Juliet, an incredible thing happened. Some enterprising Italians found Juliet's actual home and balcony. Isn't that amazing?
Here is a bust of Shakespeare beside a plaque that quotes Romeo and Juliet.