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Venice (IT) - Canale Grande - one of the ends
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This fairytale city is an archipelago of 118 islands and is a feast for anyone’s eyes with its magnificent palaces, bridges and domes.

The first stop for any tourist is to head to the heart of Venice ie San Marco with the lively St Mark’s Square (Piazza San Marco) described by Napoleon as “the drawing room of Europe”. As you explore, you will feel as if you were walking in a maze, hence arm yourself with a map. Every turn seems to take you to a medieval bridge (there are about 400 bridges) and as you keep walking, you discover and explore the beauty of this romantic city. You will realise that there are no streets for cars and bikes, just 150 canals for the boats which indeed provides one with a unique experience.

Famous sights are the San Marco Basilica, Bridge of Sighs, Rialto Bridge, Doges Palace, Clock Tower.

Dont forget to purchase the famous venetian mask and do try out the extensive selection of gelato!! [edit text]  [editors]

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Author Rating Date
In the rain, Venice seemed to be really sinking. 
Venice,  Italy 
krisek  rating  2009-07-07
From Ruskin to Casanova, to me! 
Venice,  Italy 
mistybleu  rating  2005-11-18
Venice the Queen of the Adriatic 
Venice,  Italy 
deriek-2  rating  2005-06-18
Venice - Europe’s Jewel in the Crown 
Venice,  Italy 
gloriajames  rating  2004-10-17
A hot stay in Venice 
Venice,  Italy 
gardkarlsen  rating  2004-02-03
 
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Istituto Venezia

Istituto Venezia

   
Italy - Venice mave15
Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal

Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal

   
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Peggy Guggenheim Museum

Peggy Guggenheim Museum

   
Italy - Venice guru_josh
Harry's Bar

Harry's Bar

   
Italy - Venice guru_josh
 

Gondola on the Grand Canal

   
Italy - Venice iheartvenice

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