Walking route around Venice (2)27 Jun 2015

Walking route around Venice (2)

The last day we were in Venice we made another route by foot along the less crowded streets and ended in St. Marks’s square again, to say goodbye to the city. We had to catch the plane in the afternoon. We walked the streets and squares of St. Mark’s neighbourhood (or sestiere). We began the route crossing Rialto Bridge and walking in Riva Del Carbon. There are several pontoons from where you can photograph the

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Palazzo Ducale25 Jun 2015

Palazzo Ducale

Palazzo Ducale (Doge’s Palace) is another must-see visit for the lovers of art, gothic architecture and Venetian painting from XVI to XVIII centuries. It’s located in St. Mark Square, by the basilica, and it even shares some of its walls with the temple. The structure, form and size of the building shocked us more than the inside of the palace itself.

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St. Mark’s Basilica24 Jun 2015

St. Mark’s Basilica

St. Mark’s Basilica is one of the must-see visits in Venice. It’s in the square of the same name and it’s probably the most spectacular building in the entire city. It’s recommendable to wake up early to reach the doors of the temple before it opens, because the queues are really long. And, of course, it’s better to go in the middle of the week rather than weekend. The low cost airlines make the city

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St. Mark Square23 Jun 2015

St. Mark Square

We spent our first day in Piazza San Marco (St. Mark Square) and its surroundings. It’s the most touristic and well known area of the city, and a must visit place, as well. You’ll have to deal with thousands of tourists at every single hour of the day, but it’s totally worth seeing. It attracts so many tourists that we even saw a banner with this slogan: “Venice is not only St. Mark Square”. And

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