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

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

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

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  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. 😀 😀

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

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  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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