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Beautiful Venice Canal
Venice, A Work of Art

Venice isn’t just romantic. It isn’t just filled with art treasures. It doesn’t merely host an array of the finest architecture, villas and palaces. It is all this and more. Much, much more. St. Mark’s Basilica is just one example among so many. This church is the rival of St. Peter’s in Rome. Not as […]

By : Our World Cities Date : January 7, 2021 Category : Our World Cities Venice Comments :
St Mark's Square
St Mark’s Campanile

The belltower of the Basilica di San Marco is much more than just an enclosure to house bells to ring the faithful on a Sunday morning. It is a symbol of Venice and one of its most significant structures. In a city like Venice, that’s quite a claim. The tower stands nearly 100 meters (98.6m […]

By : Our World Cities Date : January 7, 2021 Category : Our World Cities Venice Comments :
St Mark's Basilica
St Mark’s Basilica

Venice is an unusual city, a mixture of influences from East and West. Nowhere is this more evident than in the famed Basilica di San Marco. Built on top of the burnt ruins of an earlier church, the current building took shape in the late 11th century. Consecrated in 1094, the present facade began in […]

By : Our World Cities Date : January 7, 2021 Category : Our World Cities Venice Comments :
Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy
Venice’s Piazza San Marco

What could be more ordinary than a public square in Europe? Every country is filled with them. Yet, ah, there are few to compare to Piazza San Marco. One could easily spend an entire vacation in Venice taking in its many wonderful sights. Even apart from the famed Basilica di San Marco, there are a […]

By : Our World Cities Date : January 6, 2021 Category : Our World Cities Venice Comments :
Gondola near Rialto Bridge in Venice
Venice’s Gondola Rides

A gondola ride in Venice can be a romantic voyage for two. Or it can be a fun group activity shared by half a dozen. Morning, afternoon, evening or nighttime are all options. Long, short and in between rides are all possible. Along the Grand Canal or out of the way locations are available. In […]

By : Our World Cities Date : January 6, 2021 Category : Our World Cities Venice Comments :
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