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Updated September 7, 2017
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  1. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Venice, Italy
    Once you visited the main sights in Venice and the things you like to see and or do you could go along some calle (narrow street) and get lost. This is a way to find a quiet area, various shops, cafes and restaurants. You could also find some off…
  2. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Venice, Italy
    The first church on the same spot of the basilica was built in 828 to house the remains of saint Mark' s the evangelist. These were stolen by two Venetian merchants from Alexandria in Egypt. Much of this church was destroyed in 974 by a fire originat…
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    St. Marco church was part of an Agustinian monastery. It was built in Romanesque style and dates from 1273. The church you see today dates from 1600. The cloister of the monastery now belongs to a bank. I don' t know if you can visit it. Once you …
  4. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Venice, Italy
    The first bridge where this bridge stands today was built on disused boats in 1175. It was substituted by another one made of wood in 1265. It had a movable central section, that could be raised to allow the passage of the highest boats. This was par…
  5. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Venice, Italy
    Mariano Fortuny was a painter, sculptor, theatrical set designer and photographer. He was born in 1871 in Granada. He moved to Venice in 1889. This palace was built in the 1400 and it was owned by Benedetto Pesaro; an admiral. It was modified and…
  6. Expensive "Sights & Attractions" in Venice, Italy
    A gondola is a long narrow black boat you see in some canals in this city. Today it is used for weddings and for pleasure trips. This kind of boat requires a lot of time to be built. It is 10.85 long and its medium length is around 1.40 meters. It…
  7. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Venice, Italy
    A squero is a place where gondolas and other boats are repaired or made. The word “squero” comes from “squara”; a tool used to build vessels. Squero San Trovaso has a Tyrolese look. It dates to the 1600. This is one of the last left. Squer…
  8. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Venice, Italy
    It is said that its origin comes from a victory of Venice in the war against Ulric; Patriarch of Aquileia, in the year 1162. During the 18th century it fell into decline. It was revived in 1979. At Carnival time there are many people of all age…
  9. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Venice, Italy
    The island of Burano was famous for lace making in the past. All the houses there are painted in brightly colours. It is said the reason was that the fishermen who lived there wished to spot their houses from afar when coming home. Burano is forme…
  10. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Venice, Italy
    Mestre is a town some miles far from Venice. It is the right place if you don' t like to spend much for your accomodation if you are going to visit Venice. It is connected to Venice by a long rail and road bridge. You can go to Venice from Mestre …
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