Did You Know You Could Write Letters To Juliet? Yes Really!

The saga of Romeo and Juliet is something that lovers of the world can never forget. This article is for all the women in love out there. Do you want to write a letter to Juliet?

Casa di Giulietta, or Juliet’s House, is where the Capuleti family is said to have lived as per history. Located in the centre of Verona at via Cappello 23, there is wall filled with letters to Juliet.

In 2010, an American movie, ‘Letters To Juliet’ released which made this ‘Juliet’s wall’ very popular.

Juliet’s Balcony in Verona, Italy | Photo : lonelyplanet.com

Casa di Guilietta is located in Verona, Italy. Although Romeo and Juliet are known to the world because of Shakespeare, their story is not completely fiction.

Coming back to the wall of Juliet, there are thousands of letters written in many different languages by scores of visitors round the year. These letters are actually answered. Yes, you read that right. The letters written to Juliet are really answered just like it is shown in the movie.

The Juliet Club really exists and this club of women answer letters that are left on the Juliet’s wall. When you visit the club’s website you’ll get to read this, “The Juliet Club has been handling Juliet’s mail for many years; this unique phenomenon has made Verona the world-wide known “capital of love”. Addressed to “Juliet, Verona” thousands of letters arrive from all over the world and our team of volunteers replies to each and every one of them in the name of the most famous heroine in literature keeping alive this extraordinary epistolary tradition…”

Photo : travelboulevard.be

The Juliet’s club first began in 1930s. A man named Ettore Solimani was the first ‘secretary of Juliet’ who began answering the letters he collected from the monument. The club officially began in 1972 because of an idea of idea of Giulio Tamassia and a group of people who wanted to keep the Shakespearian legend alive.

This club, that is proud to keep the tradition of writing letters alive, stores each and every letter in their archives. They also make sure that each and every letter of love in answered. These letters contain stories of pain, marriage, lost love, teenage romance and anything and everything that one would like to express their feelings on.

You can write a letter to Juliet by visiting Verona or by the other modes as given here: Write a letter to Juliet.

You could also become a secretary of Juliet and reply to a letter by visiting them in Verona for a day or a longer time by contacting them here: Become a Secretary of Juliet.

The club gets about 50,000 letters every year and has 45 secretaries. They are a non-profit. Beautiful isn’t it?

Preview Photo : lovepanky.com

Heer Khant
Heer Khant

Traveller | Writer | Photographer | Maverick | Social Worker | Lawyer | A freedom-loving woman for whom words are like wings to her soul. She believes in aliens, hates boundaries and lives like the first human on Earth.

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