Weekly Photo Challenge: Wall of Love Letters

Juliet's House Verona

In Verona we considered it essential that we find and see Juliet’s house in a cobbled courtyard tucked away in a side street.  Supposedly the location of the famous balcony scene from Shakespeare’s love story, Juliet’s house is a popular romantic shrine and tourist honey-trap where lovers leave messages to each other on the walls and attach the dreadful lovelocks to the fences and the railings.

A wall in the courtyard is provided for people to leave their messages but all around there are strategically placed attendants keeping a careful watch to make sure no one touches the precious walls of the building itself.

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21 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: Wall of Love Letters

  1. Oh wow.. Very cool. I did not know such a house existed


  2. I adore the photo of the locks even if the practice has become illegal in so may spots.


  3. I wonder if the couple reclaims their lock in case of divorce?


  4. I don’t favor the thing about the locks. What a waste of good money and such an eyesore.
    How do you know if you’ve found the right ‘love note’ is your name isn’t on it. 😀 😀


  5. This is lovely! Although as a Stratford girl I do know the Shakespearean tourist trap phenomena well!


  6. Your photo of the locks on the bridge remind me of the love lock bridges in Paris that are both romantic and destroying the bridges… Great post.

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  7. Wonderful. I was there a few years back but the locks weren’t there then. Love it! And you capture is terrific.


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