venice
Country : Italy
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : Italian
Population
City: 268 993 (2008)
Metro: 621 406 (2008)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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Venice
closeVenice is one of a very small list of cities that are truly unique. Once the center of a powerful maritime empire, Venice is a city dotted with magnificent palaces and churches. Mostly devoid of cars and modern buildings, time seems to have stood still here.
Venice is located in the middle of a lagoon and the city is dissected by about 150 channels. The city's architecture is also unique, a mixture of Gothic and Byzantine styles.
Random Venice Highlights
Grand Canal, Venice
The Grand Canal is Venice's major water-traffic corridor, sweeping through the city. Lined with majestic buildings, it was once described as 'the most beautiful street in the world'.
St. Mark's Basilica, Venice
The Basilica di San Marco is the most famous of all churches in Venice. Its opulent architecture is a testimony to the wealth and power of the Venetian republic.
Chiesa di San Zaccaria, Venice
One of the world's most beautiful renaissance churches was built in the 15th century. The church houses several important paintings, including Bellini’s last Madonna with child and saints.
Bridge of Sighs, Venice
This legendary covered bridge connects the palace of the Doges with the prison cells across the Rio di Palazzo. The bridge is one of the most famous sights in Venice.

Random Venice Tours & Activities
Private Tour: Venice Half-Day Walking Tour, Venice
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$96.61
Venice Marco Polo Airport Private Departure Transfer, Venice
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 30 minutes
From USD
$42.95



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