Verona Opens Juliet's Balcony For Weddings
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Shakespeare wrote, Never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo. Still, lovers seem to focus not on the woe but on the wooing and have long flocked to the balcony of a 13th century mansion where Romeo supposedly courted his Juliet. Now the Italian city of Verona has turned it into a wedding venue. But love Shakespeare-style isn't cheap. A marriage license that includes the Capulet balcony costs up to $1,200 more.
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