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.
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Notable Places in the Area

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The Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark, commonly known as , is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice, northern . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

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The is a bridge in Venice, 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 is the oldest of the four bridges spanning the in Venice, . Photo: Livioandronico2013, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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, commonly known simply as the Salute, is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica located at Punta della Dogana in the sestiere of the city of Venice, Italy. Photo: Moroder, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is an island town, about 1.5 km north of Venice, in northern and is considered part of Venice. Photo: Abxbay, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

is situated 6 km west of Venice. Photo: Markfalco, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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