Why is Verona the city of love on Valentine's Day?

Why is Verona the city of love on Valentine’s Day?

Did you know? Every Valentine’s Day, the Italian city of Verona, where Romeo and Juliet lived, receives about 1,000 letters addressed to Juliet.

Also, you can visit Casa di Giulietta near Piazza delle Erbe and view all the letters to Juliet that have been sent over the years.

This Shakespeare’s novel transcended the meaning of love through the years and the passionate ones identify their love stories as Romeo and Juliet had.

Additional tip: Cupid was associated with Valentine’s Day because he is the Roman god of desire, erotic love, and affection. In Latin, Cupid means “amor”, which translates in English to “love”.