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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

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Piazza San Marco

It is unlikely that any visitor to Venice will miss Piazza San Marco, arguably the most famous square in Europe. The history and architecture of the "drawing room of Europe" is well documented....
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Dec 15, 2004

Piazza San Marco

The shops and attractions are closed by 7pm.. most close earlier. So when the sun sets.. it's time to just relax and enjoy the venetian ambience. Of course i couldn't afford a cup of anything at any...
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Feb 18, 2006

Piazza San Marco

Good for an hour or so worth of diversion one night, get a chuckle from the dueling orchestras on Piazza San Marco at night.Battle of the bands Venetian style. A little corny but actually kind of...
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Aug 26, 2004

Piazza San Marco

It's so refreshing to be in St. Marks Square or Piazza San Marco at night after the Day Trippers are gone....It's mysterious, romantic, dream-like. One night as Allan and I were walking after dinner,...
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Apr 26, 2005

Piazza San Marco

In fact, as you stroll Piazza San Marco you will hear so many bands, competing for your attention. It's free, of course, unless you decide to sit down. It's such a fun atmosphere, people will...
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Oct 14, 2003

San Marco Square

At night in San Marco Square many of the cafes have live music. They play many things, such as musicals, or classic, or popular older tunes. It's really nice to stand and listen to, just watch out if...
Jul 14, 2003

Piazza San Marco

The cafe's around the St Marks Square are alive at night with people drinking and earting and listening to the small orchestraa, as well as a large number aof wandering people standing behind the cafe...
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Dec 10, 2003

Piazza San Marco

We just took a stroll through Piazza San Marco one evening and enjoyed the terrific music being played at a couple of the Cafe's. From classical to jazz, the talented musicians are playing tunes to...
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Jul 02, 2010

Piazza San Marco

It is wonderful to see Venice by night. A lot of beautiful buildings have lots of lights, like the Piazza San Marco you can see in this picture. I've never seen a city more beautiful at night than...
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Jan 25, 2005

Piazza San Marco

Let the twilight hypnotise you into a Venetian trance. There are plenty of people to watch while comfortably seated at the many restaurants that will serve your food to you right on the Piazza. There...
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Aug 04, 2004

Piazza San Marco

You can't just do a day trip to Venice, when it is crawling with other people just doing a day trip (or all those cruise people). Stay the night, and wander through the streets to San Marco square...
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Mar 01, 2005

Piazza San Marco

At carnival time, whether you're in costume or not it's great to wander around and around in St Marks Square and mingle with all the other folks.We met this particularly charming looking Italian...
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Jul 12, 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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