Category: Venice Burano

The most famous bookshop in Venice is the Acqua Alta bookshop where the history ofthe city is enclosed in this microcosm made up of books, strange furnishings, cats and obviously on certain days of the year even high water. To protect the many books from the water that gradually enters the shop, there are no shelves but rather gondolas, canoes,…

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Another world famous symbol of Venice is the gondola. Today it is used only by tourists but in the past it was the means of transport for those who lived in the lagoon city (the Venetians today use small motor boats to get around). There are no…

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Venice is also the city of bridges that connect one building to another overlooking thevarious canals of the city. Among the most famous bridges there is certainly the Rialto Bridge (Ponte di Rialto), one of the four bridges that crosses the Grand Canal (Canal Grande). Built in 1255 (a pontoon bridge…

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When you think of Venice, your first thought goes to Piazza San Marco, the most famous square in the city and one of the most famous in the world. The Cathedral of San Marco, with its superb facade that reflects the multiculturalism of the Venetian city:…

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