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Canal Grande

Canal Grande is the main canal in Venice. It forms one of the major water-traffic corridors in the city. Public transport is provided by water buses and private water taxis on this canal. One end of the canal leads to the Santa Lucia railway station and the other end leads to San Marco.

St. Mark's Square

St. Mark's Square often known as Piazza San Marco is the principal public square of Venice, Italy. It is the social, religious and political centre of Venice. The Square is dominated at its eastern end by the great church of St Mark. The church is famous for its west facade and marble decorations.

Basilica di San Marco

Basilica di San Marco commonly known as Saint Mark's Basilica is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice. It is the most famous of the city's churches and one of the best known examples of Italo-Byzantine architecture. It lies at the eastern end of the Piazza San Marco.

Doge's Palace

The Doge's Palace is a palace built in Venetian Gothic style, and one of the main landmarks of the city of Venice. The palace was the residence of the Doge of Venice, the supreme authority of the former Republic of Venice. It has become a museum since 1923.

Ponte di Rialto

Ponte di Rialto is one of the four bridges spanning the Grand Canal in Venice. It is the oldest bridge across the canal. The present stone bridge was completed in 1591. The bridge has become one of the architectural icons of Venice.

Campanile di San Marco

Campanile di San Marco is the bell tower of St Mark's Basilica in Venice, located in the Piazza San Marco. It is one of the most recognizable symbols of the city. The tower is 98.6 metres tall, and stands alone in a corner of St Mark's Square. It has a simple form and houses five bells.

Peggy Guggenheim Collection

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is a modern art museum on the Grand Canal. It is one of the most visited attractions in Venice.The collection includes works of prominent Italian futurists and American modernists working in such genres as Cubism, Surrealism and abstract expressionism.

Ponte dei Sospiri

Ponte dei Sospiri or The Bridge of Sighs is a bridge located in Venice. The enclosed bridge is made of white limestone, has windows with stone bars, and passes over the Rio di Palazzo and connects the Prigioni Nuove to the interrogation rooms in the Doge's Palace. It was built in 1600.

Isola di Burano

Burano is a small island in Venice, having a typical Venetian look and character. The island is often called the lace island, as it got a great popularity due to the Italian lacework. Reds, orange, blue, and green houses give the island liveliness and fairy complexion.

Cannaregio

Cannaregio is the northernmost of the six historic districts of Venice. It is the second largest district by land area and the largest by population, with 13,169 people. Today, the areas of the district are packed with tourists and full of morning markets, neighborhood shops, and small caf├ęs.

Teatro La Fenice

Teatro La Fenice is an opera house in Venice. It is one of the most famous and renowned landmarks in the history of Italian theatre and in the history of opera as a whole. The theatre was destroyed and fired several times, yet it stands till now and attracts millions of tourists and art lovers.

Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari

Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari usually just called the Frari, is a church in Venice. The basilica is one of the greatest churches in the city, it has the status of a minor basilica. It was built in 1250 and is a parish church.

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