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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
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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%""
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Regatta Storica, 04.09.2005.

The very first Sunday of September is the big day for Venice, the day when the town itself looks more spectacular then ever. It is the day of Regatta Storica, the spectacular annual event which last...
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Dec 19, 2015

Regatta Storica, 04.09.2005.

Then, all the sudden, the police came asking us to leave the bridge for the security reasons. I can't express all of my disappointing I felt in that specific moment. We went to Piazza Barnaba, which...
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croisbeauty
Dec 19, 2015

Venetian small sailing boats

Lateen or latin-rig sail boat is a triangular sail set on a long yard mounted at an angle od the mast, which allows a boat to tack against the wind. In the Lagoon of Venice such type of boat is called...
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croisbeauty
Oct 25, 2014

Regatta Storica, 04.09.2005.

Before the Regatta started, Canal Grande was a very bussy place, there were lots of moving up and down the chanel. More or less I got impression its big confusion down there on the water front, boats...
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croisbeauty
Oct 22, 2011

Festa della Madonna della Salute

Every year November 21th Venice celebrate the Virgin that saved the populations from the black plague of 1630. The Municipality build a floating bridge made of boats to easy the access to the...
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oriettaIT
Oct 02, 2011

Festa del Redentore | Festival of the Redeemer (V)

"Festa del Redentore – Festival of the Redeemer is annual celebration of the end of the plague that struck a large part of Europe in the 16th century, causing more than 50000 deaths in Venice. In 1576...
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Zvrlj
Sep 09, 2009

FESTIVAL MADONNA DELLA SALUTE

We were in Venice for this festival two years ago. It is mostly a religious Venetian "thing," the purpose of which is to give thanks for the end of the 1630 plague after which the basilica was built...
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rocee
Nov 14, 2008

festivals

-End of May: Venice is celebrating her symbolic marriage with the sea-The third Sunday of July:a great celebration with music, songs, fireworks and balloons that make a bridge on the water-The first...
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paragianna75
Apr 20, 2007

Regatta Storica

The first Sunday in September is the date for the annual historical regatta on the Grand Canal, preceeded by a parade of historical vessels with the crews in traditional dress.Crowds gathered early...
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SPW
Jan 21, 2007

Regatta Storica

The first Sunday in September is the date for the annual historical regatta on the Grand Canal, preceeded by a parade of historical vessels with the crews in traditional dress.Crowds gathered early...
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SPW
Jan 21, 2007

Festival del cinema

Each year the Venice Lido is lit up by lights from all over the world. For ten days it is the center of world social life.The International Film Festival in Venice was set up in 1932, thanks to the...
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draguza
Jul 17, 2006

The Historical Regatta

Nobody can say for sure when and why the 1st regatta was held, but in the 13th and 14th centuries the race had become customary.As is still the case today (4 September), the race was preceded by a...
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viddra
Dec 25, 2005
 
 
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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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