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  • 1. Piazza San Marco & Basilica San Marco

    Venice is a very safe city--one of the safest in Europe. I think it might be awkward to use a tripod to take photos because of the crush of tourists, especially at Piazza San Marco. Every spot is...

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  • 2. Canal Grande, Palazzi (Grand Canal/Palazzi)

    As you take Vaporetto #1 down the length of the canal there are so many architectural details that it impossible to record them all. If you try, be sure to get a map with pictures on it so that you...

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  • 3. Bridges

    Venice is a wonderful boatride for many visitors, that and the shops and museums are the focus. However, I would suggest that you take time to sit on a bridge and make photos of the gondolas, the...

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  • 4. Campi, Calle and Canale

    Get lost at a certain point of your trip in Venice. Soon you will find some nice spots. My favourite spots in Venice are made of a canal and a bridge or more. There are over 150 canals crossed by...

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  • 5. Churches

    The Chorus Pass enables you to visit 16 Venetian churches for a single fee of €10. These churches otherwise make a seperate admission charge of a few euros each. The ticket is valid for one entry to...

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  • 6. Gondole

    A part of each people’s imaginary, gondolas are present all over Venice. It seems that their only use now is travelling tourists for the mandatory pictures. I never used them, but from the bridges...

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  • 7. Markets

    Murano & it's glass creative factories r a must but don't shop there - after seeing the factories, go off to the marketplaces in Murano to pick up the same items at MUCH lower prices. Burano is also...

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  • 8. Carnival

    Wearing of masks in Venice (masquerading) began all the way in 1268 and it had to do with the relentless moral decline of the people of Venice. From the early 14th century new laws started to be...

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  • 9. Campanile and its Views

    My grandmother took me to San Marco square - she thought we'd go in the Cathedral like my cousin did earlier. But she was too impatient to wait in line - we had to get back to the ship for an...

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  • 10. Travel preparation, books and maps

    ok thanks for the replies so far - I am getting my head around it but need some advice on the maths. Me and wife get the ATVO bus to Piazalle Roma return ticket each for 9 euro = 18 euros Then to...

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  • 11. Islands of the lagoon

    Glass… glass… glass. Turn north or south, east or west, and you will see… glass. But look closer: where does imagination lead us to? What are the constraints of glass manufacturing? How do they...

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  • 12. Castello

    I suppose we all have our preferable part of Venice which we like better then the other ones. Sestiere di Castello, besides Caneregio, is a part of the town which I like the most. Being away from San...

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  • 13. Palazzo Ducale (Doge's Palace)

    There is a legend saying that when the noblemen wanted to convict someone they were sending him to pass a test that would prove his innocence or not.The test was to walk with success from one column...

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  • 14. Art Museums

    With the Venice card, access to Doges Palace, Correr Museo, with archelogical, and art museos, and a number of others are included. Price on line was 22 Euro, and Doges alone was 11 Euro, and Correr...

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  • 15. Canareggio

    Cannaregio is my favourite part of the town, it is definetely different face of Venice we know, less crowded by tourists and very pieceful, almost idyllic. When you have enough of endless "human...

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  • 16. Floods!

    good that we don't need to witnessing flood by ourselves but said by locals and a good friend of mine [lea chiaramellano], venice get hit by annually flood. it's called acqua alta where the sea level...

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  • 17. Concerts/Theatre in Venice

    From the previous photo, I moved to the other side of St. Mark's Square & watching these 2 music bands, each from 2 different restaurants, rivalling each other who could attract the most passers-by...

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  • 18. Gardens

    Though covered by flowers, in small vases, gardens seem to be a rarity, in Venice. I remember the trees near Piazalle Roma, the city garden near Arsenal, and…...

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  • 19. Illumination

    The beauty of most Venetian’s buildings is an invitation for light games, enriching the night. Surprisingly, even before the crises, the lights were dimmed, and...

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  • 20. Maintenance

    One of the bad points of Venice is the degraded look of most of its buildings. However, when you think at the hard conditions faced by those who operate in the...

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  • 21. Sunsets

    There's something about the mix of acres of water, innumerable beautiful buildings, and a soft Mediterranean air that gives Venice some of the most consistently...

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  • 22. Pinocchio in Burano

    Most people will say "You should always tell the truth, say it like it is, etc." But if you write in such a way that you're telling a story, I think rules like...

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  • 23. The Chorus Pass.

    In Venice sixteen churches charge an admission fee. You can visit each of these for around three euros. Otherwise you can buy a Chorus Pass. You will save a lot...

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  • 24. Things to do

    Definitely, you should go to Florence! I loved it there. Stay there for at least two days! Your iterinary should be San Gimigniano (one day), Sienna (one day),...

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  • 25. An Italian friend of mine - Lucio Meloni

    He is the owner of the Export-Import company named Intertecnic srl. in Conegliano.We together spent a very good time first of all in Budapest. In the last...

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