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"Private Tour: San Polo Walking Tour - Merchants
"Private Tour: San Polo Walking Tour - Merchants Courtesans and Painters""In a city where west met the east exotic items like silk and oriental spices were traded along with copper and wood. Many of the courtesans lived in sumptuous apartments and were accomplished musicians and brilliant conversationalists. They were even secretly used as spies for the state.The second part of this tour allows you to admire the Gothic Frari church which dwarfs the eastern section of San Polo. Built by Franciscans in around 1250 it is one of the city's largest places of worship. You will admire its striking interior
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Skip the Line: Best of Venice Private Tour Including San Marco Doges' Palace and Gondola Ride
"See the very best Venice has to offers in one day private walking tour. Explore historic sites including an extended visit to St Mark’s Basilica with our very knowledgeable English-speaking guide. No queuing and VIP treatment all the way with this exclusive package. You will be immersed in Venetian culture as you meander through Venice perhaps Venice’s most famous landmark. Here you can admire the magnificence of the Doge’s Palace and with 'skip-the-line' tickets you will soon be inside discovering the beautiful ceilings with frescoes by Tintoretto and walls adorned with paintings by V Venice’s famous lover and writer was imprisoned in one of the palace attics before managing to escape? Next is the highlight of the tour; the spectacular Basilica San Marco. The guide will point out how eastern architecture and western design have come together to create the Basi some made in the city and others plundered during the crusades. Of particular interest are the 11th century mosaics some of the few treasures that have survived the Basilica’s floods and fires over the centuries. This carefully designed guided tour includes many other famous sites includingCampo San Giovanni e Paolo
From EUR760.00
 
Venice Like a Local: Private Walking Tour
"A secret walking tour that will allow you to know the best preserved and authentic face of the city: narrow streets and canals beautiful squares and churches.Discover the areas of the city less frequented by the bustle of tourists and experience the authentic Venice following routes more peculiar than the classic tourist tours. There are numerous examples of places that bridges and facades.The tour departs from the top middle section of Rialto Bridge and explore the secret spots of Rialto and San Polo area. The route can be customised according to your personal wishes."""Discover the authenticity of Venice and visit those hidden pathways and secret spots like a local. Explore the city's streets during this 2-hours walking tour with the help of knowledgeable local guide.title=Highlights&1=%3Cp%3E2-hour+private+walking+tour+of+Venice%3C%2Fp%3E&2=%3Cp%3ESee+the+hidden+side+of+Venice+only+locals+know%3C%2Fp%3E&3=%3Cp%3EGet+away+from+the+crowds+to+see+authentic+Venice%3C%2Fp%3E&4=%3Cp%3EChoose+a+morning+or+afternoon+tour%3C%""
From EUR250.00

Bridges Tips (61)

a bridge on canal

Venice is a unique town. The canals and bridges instead of "normal" streets. Often you can see hanging laundry on the canal... I like this view, this make the specific atmosphere of Venice. Canals,...
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evona
Sep 29, 2004

Favorite Neighborhoods

Venice is divided up into sestieri, or neighborhoods. Try to get lost (if you have the time!) --you will know where you are by the piazza you are standing in. Our favorite neighborhoods are...
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nicolettart
Oct 08, 2003

Shopping on the Rialto

It can be a major tourist trap, but this is THE place for buying all kinds of souvenirs to take back home. I was able to buy glass pens with small ink bottles for less than $10. I also found black and...
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nicolettart
Oct 15, 2003

Strange position for the 4th Bridge

In my opinion the construction of Calatrava's Bridge is not so useful. The fourth Bridge is placed not far from Scalzi's Bridge, the Grand Canal is long about 3,8 km and I think other zones needed a...
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rich77
Mar 03, 2004

The Construction of the Fourth Bridge

Probably you don't know that in Venice they are building a new bridge on Grand Canal, which name will be "Ponte Calatrava" ( Calatrava's Bridge).The new bridge will connect Piazzale Roma, the city...
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rich77
Mar 03, 2004

Rialto Bridge

Rialto Bridge is in the commercial and one of the oldest and busiest areas of Venice. The bridge was completed in 1588 and became the only way of crossing the Grand Canal until the Academia Bridge was...
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Goner
Mar 21, 2003

Venice.. is it really romantic?

This thought was always in my mind while we were there...And I think I know the answer..YES there is something magic about this place!!But you have to be in-love and everything is magical then...
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JuliaK
Mar 12, 2003

BRIDGE OF SIGHS

Before i forget, if you ever get the chance to visit this famous bridge in the off season, sometimes if you are very nice and they are in a good mood you may be able to actually walk across the bridge...
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whitecliff62
Jan 11, 2006

Three Bridges Alone Arch the Grand Canal

Venice has only three bridges that arch the Grand Canal: the station bridge near the rail station, the famous Rialto midway along the canal, and the last-added Accademia Bridge, so named for the...
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mrclay2000
Feb 04, 2003

Rialto Bridge

The Rialto stone bridge, 48 m long and 22 m wide, offers one of the most beautiful views of the Grand Canal, Venice’s main water thoroughfare, with an uninterrupted series of palaces and churches...
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Aggeliki
Apr 15, 2007

The inside of the Rialto Bridge

Not the usual way to see the Rialto Bridge. Normally you see the outside of the bridge, but this is the inside. The bridge has three walkways: two along the outer balustrades, and a wider central...
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sim1
Jan 11, 2004

Venice Italy has about 455 bridges

Yep that many! Make sure you take a Gondola tour (little pricey but worth it!, make sure also you talk the price down, they do it!!, pretend you are living if they don't, they will call you back),...
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Sienlu
May 18, 2010
 
 
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"Venezia"
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"Wandering around Venice with Suvanki"
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"Amore eterno per Venezia la Serenissima :-)"
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San Polo District - Sestiere San Polo

These two Sestieri blend into each other and offer opportunities for quiet walks in dark, narrow alleys in addition to some of the most beautiful churches - and the famed paintings inside the...
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Ca' Pesaro

Ca' Pesaro turned out to be my favourite art museum in Venice. It is housed in a beautiful baroque-style palazzo built on the Grand Canal between 1659 and 1710. The palazzo was turned into a museum at...
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Canal Grande

this will be my pictures foe the night view of the grand canal The Grand Canal is the main artery of Venice that splits the city rougly into two halves and of which 4 bridges cross the grand canal at...
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Campo Santa Margherita

Piazzas are the happening centers here and there throughout the city. Some have less activity than others. This one was quite busy. I think because it was near the schools for the kids. We noticed...
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Palazzo Grassi

Completed by 1772, Palazzo Grassi was the last major palace to be built in Venice before the fall of the Republic. It was commissioned by the Grassi family (from Bologna) and designed by the architect...
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Ca' Rezzonico

The baroque palazzo Ca' Rezzonico at the Canale Grande - with its striking facade of white marble - is one of the finest examples of Venice city palaces now open to the public. It was built in the...
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