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Venice Attractions

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St Mark's Basilica 5.0 stars
Church, Cathedral, Chapel - #1 of 45
The Basilica di San Marco (St Marco´s Basilica) was located right in the heart of the Piazza di San Marco The square had many attractions but having a chance to admire the Basilica from the outside was the highlight in this busy square. The ... [more ]
Piazza San Marco 4.0 stars
Square - #2 of 45
Piazza San Marco (St. Mark´s Square) was right at the heart of Venice. The square was filled with lively coffee bars and terraces. The majestic views as one arrived from the water where magnificent. You can easily access the piazza from many ... [more ]
Grand Canal 5.0 stars
Other Urban Landmark - #3 of 45
When you've had your trip on the Grand Canal, do not be afraid to go off the beaten track in Venice. This dilapidating, inimitable city does not have to be all about St. Mark’s Square, water taxis and imitation handbags. Some of its tiniest ... [more ]
Doge's Palace 5.0 stars
Castle, Fortification, Palace - #4 of 45
Great Council Hall in the Palazzo Ducale is specially impressive because of the huge painting done by Tintoretto that hangs on the opposite side of the Great Council Hall, right above where doge used to sit. The name of the painting is Paradiso ... [more ]
Ponte di Rialto 5.0 stars
Bridge - #5 of 45
We headed towards the famous Rialto Bridge for superb views over the Grand Canal. Despite being one of the most popular bridges in Venice, and one of the only three allowing you to cross the Grand Canal, it wasn´t dramatically crowded. The ... [more ]
Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute 5.0 stars
Church, Cathedral, Chapel - #6 of 45
Santa Maria della Salute church was constructed in the 17th century near the tip of Dorsoduro, where the Grand Canal merged with St. Mark's Basin. The church has its own history based on a deal with God: while the plague has been killing nearly a ... [more ]
Ca' d'Oro 5.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #7 of 45
Venice is full of amazing stories and places to discover. In the Grand Canal I highly recommend the Palazzo Ca d’Oro, meaning the house of gold. Today it is open to the public as a gallery, namely the Baron Giorgio Franchetti Gallery – named ... [more ]
Bridge of Sighs 4.0 stars
Bridge - #8 of 45
I had thought that the Bridge of Sighs or Ponte dei Sospiri was a romantic spot. I was a bit startled to discover that the view from the bridge was the last thing that convicts would see before being imprisoned. Lord Bryon coined the name the ... [more ]
St Mark's Campanile 4.0 stars
Tower - #9 of 45
The Bell Tower or "Campanile" can be visited for magnificent overlooking views of Piazza di San Marco, the Grand Canal and the rest of Venice. There was a long queue when we arrived but fortunately it vanished pretty fast. The entrance fee was ... [more ]
The Jewish Ghetto 4.0 stars
Quarter - #10 of 45
Ghetto Ebraico di Venezia or Jewish Ghetto is in the old Cannaregio. This area used to be the periphery of Venice in the 1300´s, and where Jews were confined back then. Here you will find a tranquil quarter with back streets and old synagogues. ... [more ]
Ponte degli Scalzi 4.0 stars
Bridge - #11 of 45
Crossing the Scalzi Bridge was our first sight of the Grand Canal on our arrival to Venice. The Scalzi bridge was also about 500 metres from the Piazza Roma where the Bus Station and car park were located. This white marble pedestrian bridge was ... [more ]
Bridge of Breasts 4.0 stars
Bridge - #12 of 45
Visit Venice's one-time red light district with a walk across the Ponte delle Tette, or Bridge of Breasts. It's a small bridge where, back in the day, prostitutes would display their breasts as a way to entice and draw in customers passing by on ... [more ]
Collezione Peggy Guggenheim 4.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #13 of 45
The Guggenheim is a collection of art in a wonderful environment. The whole building is fitting to the Venice environment. There are even great views of the Grand Canal from here. I have had problems in Italy because I don’t know any Italian, ... [more ]
Civico Museo Correr 4.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #14 of 45
Correr Civic Museum is located at San Marco (at the west end of the piazza). At the Correr Civic Museum you will certainly find some works of art, but more interesting in my opinion are different artifacts such as coins and ceremonial robes ... [more ]
Rialto Bridge 4.0 stars
Bridge - #15 of 45
The Rialto Bridge is a very famous tourist attraction of Venice. I must say that I was very impressed by the complex architecture of the bridge, as well as by its lovely appearance. But there is something very interesting to know about the ... [more ]
Ghetto 4.0 stars
Quarter - #16 of 45
The Ghetto is a very special part of Venice. This area was used to isolate the Jews from the rest of the city. That happened about 500 years ago, but some Jews still live there now. The Ghetto is a very interesting place to visit. There is ... [more ]
Galleria dell' Accademia 4.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #17 of 45
Gallery of the Academia is located at Dorsoduro. At the Gallery of the Academia you can enjoy paintings done by most popular Venetian artists from the period of 13th until 18th century. The exhibition is spread out in a chronological order so ... [more ]
Ca Pesaro 5.0 stars
Castle, Fortification, Palace - #18 of 45
Ca Pesaro is located at Santa Croce 2076. The baroque palace Ca Pesaro is facing the Grand Canal in Venice and dates back to 17th century. It ahs been given to the city on the condition that it should be used as a space where young artists would ... [more ]
Vogalonga Regatta 5.0 stars
Entertainment, Festival, Amusement Park - #19 of 45
Venice is the city of my dreams – where I walk to every time I can and one day I will find Corto Maltese there for sure. Around May one of the most spectacular boat events occurs all over the water-city – the Vogalonga Regatta. Other than the ... [more ]
Museo Guggenheim 5.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #20 of 45
Peggy Guggenheim collection is located at Dorsoduro 701. Peggy Guggenheim collection is one of the most comprehensive collections of modern works of art. It is like a treasure cove for any modern art lover. The accent is on Cubism, Abstract ... [more ]
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