Venice is a sanctuary on a lagoon is virtually the same as it was 600 years ago, which adds to the fascinating character. Venice has decayed since its heyday and is heavily touristed, but the romantic charm remains.

Landmarks in the Area

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The Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark, commonly known as St Mark's Basilica, is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice, northern . Photo: Tetraktys, Public domain.

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The Doge's Palace is a palace built in Venetian Gothic style, and one of the main landmarks of the city of in northern . Photo: A. Balet, CC BY 3.0.

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The Bridge of Sighs is a bridge in , Italy. The enclosed bridge is made of white limestone, has windows with stone bars, passes over the Rio di Palazzo, and connects the New Prison to the interrogation rooms in the Doge's Palace. Photo: Archaeodontosaurus, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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The Rialto Bridge is the oldest of the four bridges spanning the Grand Canal in , . Photo: Gvf, CC BY-SA 2.5 it.

Localities in the Area

Murano is a series of islands linked by bridges in the Venetian Lagoon, northern . is situated 2½ km northeast of Venice. Photo: Anton Nossik, CC BY 3.0.

Cannaregio is the northernmost of the six historic of . Photo: Archaeodontosaurus, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Sacca Fisola is an artificial island in the Venetian Lagoon. is situated 2 km southwest of Venice. Photo: Il Sindaco del Giappone, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Dorsoduro is one of the six sestieri of , in northern Italy. Photo: Archaeodontosaurus, CC BY-SA 4.0.


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