The City of Venice and its lagoon was founded in the 5th Century and spreads over 118 small islands. It is situated in the Veneto Region of Northeast Italy. The entire city is an extraordinary architectural masterpiece with works from the most famous artist like Titian, Tintoretto, Giorgione and much more.
The City on Water is a city unlike any other. Canals, bridges, churches and palaces galore, can get you lost in centuries of history. And let’s not forget the gondolas!
Some of the most impressive buildings not to be missed when in Venice are:
- Il Campanile de San Marco – This magnificent bell tower erected in 1514 stands in the middle of Piazza di San Marco and when at the top will give you the most extraordinary views of the City.
- Torre dell’Orologio – An extraordinary clock which displays the time of day plus the Zodiac sign and current phase of the moon.
- Ca ‘Pesaro – A Baroue palace which houses The International Gallery of Modern Art Museum
- Basilica di San Marco – Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Piazza di San Marco is the Roman Catholic Church of Archdiocese of Venice
- Galleria dell’Accademia di Venezia – This is one of the most amazing museums in all of Italy
The city of Venice and the lagoon have retained their original integrity for the last 600 years and is now part of the UNESCO Heritage.
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