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
Vaporetto, Venice
Gondolas are not the only way to get around in Venice; the city's most popular transportation system is the Vaporetto or water bus which offers an affordable and convenient way to travel around the city.
Arsenale, Venice
During its heyday, Venice’s Arsenal was the largest shipyard in the world. It played a crucial role in the city's role as a naval power. An ornate 15th century gate leads to the complex.
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.
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.

Random Venice Tours & Activities
Venice Ghost Walking Tour, Venice
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$28.51
Private Tour: Venice Grand Canal Evening Boat Tour, Venice
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 1 or 2 hours
From USD
$67.01



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