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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
From EUR37.00
 
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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CArnival Stores

The carnival period for retail sales is every day. Carnival is a huge event in February that last some days. I heard the streets are more crowded than usual at that time, with locals and foriegners....
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BruceDunning
May 31, 2008

More pictures from Carnival 2006

IF ONE PLANS TO GO TO VENICE...BY ALL MEANS TRY TO GO DURING CARNIVAL!!!! IT IS FANTASTIC SEEING THE AWESOME CUSTOMES AND THE BEAUTIFUL LIGHTS AS THEY BRIGHTEN THE NIGHTS AT ST. MARK'S SQUARE.... ...
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Onedragon
Feb 03, 2007

MORE CARNIVAL 2006

COULD ANYONE GET TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING . .SUCH AS THE BRILLIANT COLORS OF VENICE DURING CARNIVAL????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? ...
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Onedragon
Feb 03, 2007

carnevale

Kath and I arrived in Venice just in time for Carnevale. The place gets packed and people come from all around the world to attend this old traditional event on the Venice calendar.Dating back to...
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domenicococozza
Aug 15, 2007

AND MORE PICTURES OF CARNIVAL 2006

A TIME TO REJOICE THAT THERE ARE SO MANY BEAUTIFUL COLORS IN THIS WORLD ..AND ESPECIALLY THAT YOU CAN SEE MANY OF THEM RIGHT HERE AT VENICE !!!!!!
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Onedragon
Feb 03, 2007

CARNIVAL PART 10

SO MANY FACES TO APPRECIATE THIS ONE I THINK WAS SOMEWHAT ASSOCIATED WITH STAR WARS ALSO WHAT I LIKED WAS THAT THE RAIN DIDN'T KEEP PEOPLE FROM DRESSING UP IN COSTUMES !!!
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Onedragon
Feb 07, 2007

Carnaval parade

Carnaval parade The canaval guide was saying : parade of the best costumes of the carnaval - Plaza San Marco - 16h. So among the rest of the options we had for culture and entertainment we choose that...
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desert_princess
Jun 15, 2005

Buy a hat!

There are thousands of hats, silly and not so silly for sale. If you don't want to get into full costume you absolutely must buy a hat, or a mask, or both! Who cares if you look ridiculous - there...
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eddilowe
Jul 12, 2005

The masks shops

The masks shops were my favorites... it is a great feeling to hide behind one of those pieces of art and walk the streets where people are watching you ,trying to guess what would you look without it...
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desert_princess
Oct 05, 2005

Get into costume!

If you can, get out in costume, it's a fantastic experience. People stopping you to take your picture or have their picture taken with you gives you some idea of what it's like to be a...
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eddilowe
Jul 21, 2005

Colombina flight

Venice CarnivalPiazzetta San Marcoh. 12.00pm THE ANGEL’S FLIGHTTraditional Carnival opening with the angel (Carlotta Mantovan) flying down from San Marco’s bell tower.Directed by Alessandro...
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Pierangelo
Feb 05, 2004

Carnival in February

This is a tradition linked with Venice for ages. The carnival that takes place during the weeks in February is a lively parade of masked people. The weather can be quite variable in this time of the...
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nina_z
Aug 15, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Venice

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San Polo District - Sestiere San Polo

It's the largest campo and the 2nd largest square (after Piazza San Marco) in Venice. It was originally for agriculture use but just before the 15th Century it was paved with a fountain being placed...
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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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