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The architecture of Venice

The centuries old landmark buildings of Venice are a part of this city’s appeal, just as the water channels are. Cathedrals have the richest history behind and were crucial in developing the representative local style – the Venetian Gothic. In this style traces of foreign influences from the Byzantine Empire and Islamic art of the […]

Gondolas on the channels of Venice

Venice without water would be like Sahara without sand. The charm of this old Italian city flows with the waters of its unusual streets. Because canals are the real roads here, taken by Police boats, ambulance boats or public transportation boats that replace buses and subway system. But what everybody loves to see are not […]

Plaza San Marco, the main public square of Venice

In a city that is like a labyrinth of canals and bridges, with old and interesting houses at every corner, there is still a place where everybody is rushing to. Ant that is Piazza San Marco, the place where it all happens. Perfectly enclosed by the public buildings of Procuratie, the square directs the attention […]

The Campanile of Saint Mark, the place to get panoramic views over Venice

In the poetic scenery of Venice, where every building seems to be dressed up for the carnival, the bell tower in Piazza San Marco is the only skyscraper. Piercing the sky with its austere and simplistic look, is in dissonance with the rest of the setting. Compared with the bells and whistles of Saint Mark’s […]

The golden Basilica San Marco in Venice

St Mark’s cathedral is the most precious building in Venice, in front of which lays the famous plaza, where all tourists meet. It is connected with the other representative construction on the lagoon, Doge’s Palace, for which it once functioned as a private chapel. The golden interior of this cathedral is simply breathtaking. The 8.000 […]

Doge’s Palace, the splendor of Venetian Gothic

This palace is almost glued to St Mark’s Basilica, the only building that surpasses it in beauty and fame in the city on the lagoon. Doge’s Palace has on its side the advantage of being right next to the canal, which gives it an even more poetic look and emphasizes the floating effect that the […]

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