venice
Country : Italy
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : Italian
Population
City: 264 534 (2014)
Metro: 499 966 (2014)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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
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.
Museo Storico Navale, Venice
The country's prime naval museum showcases Venice’s rich maritime history with numerous maritime related objects including artillery, gondolas, vessels and model boats.
St. Mark's Square, Venice
Possibly the world's most famous square, the Piazza di San Marco is surrounded by magnificent historic buildings that are a testament to the power and wealth of the Venetian Empire.
Riva Degli Schiavone, Venice
Venice’s most vibrant waterfront promenade is often swarmed with tourists. The promenade, which leads from the Doge's Palace to the Arsenal, is lined with historic buildings.




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