Venice Tourist Attractions and Travel

Venice (Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venezsia) is a city in northern Italy, the capital of region Veneto, and has a population of 271,251 (census estimate January 1, 2004). Together with Padua, the city is included in the Padua-Venice Metropolitan Area (population 1,600,000). Venice has been known as the "La Dominante", "Serenissima", "Queen of the Adriatic", "City of Water", "City of Bridges", and "The City of Light".

 

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Founded in the 5th century and spread over 118 small islands, Venice became a major maritime power in the 10th century. The whole city is an extraordinary architectural masterpiece in which even the smallest building contains works by some of the world's greatest artists such as Giorgione, Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese and others. Ganges

 

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Venice attractions

 

Venice attractions 

Venice tourism

 

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Venice Tourist Attractions

 

1.Venice city centre

 

Venice city centre

 

2.Piazza San Marco in Venice
Piazza San Marco and its famous pigeons

 

Piazza San Marco in Venice

 

3.These Horses of Saint Mark are a replica of the Triumphal Quadriga captured in Constantinople in 1204 and carried to Venice as a trophy.

 

These Horses of Saint Mark are a replica of the Triumphal Quadriga captured in Constantinople in 1204 and carried to Venice as a trophy.

 

4.View of San Giorgio Maggiore Island from St. Mark's Campanile

 

View of San Giorgio Maggiore Island from St. Mark

View of San Giorgio Maggiore Island from St. Mark's Campanile

 

5.Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo.

 

Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo.

 

6.Grand Canal

 

Grand Canal

 

7.The Ponte dei Sospiri, the Bridge of Sighs

 

The Ponte dei Sospiri, the Bridge of Sighs

 



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