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VENICE HOTEL AND TRAVEL GUIDE VENICE ITALY

Venice Italy Travel GuideVenice Italy Travel Guide - Welcome to Venice the ethereal city of romance, architecture and culture situated in a Lagoon and accessible only by boat. This is the one and only Venice, Queen of the Adriatic. Venice was once Europe’s main trading post between the West and the East, now it is a slightly shabyy but unique city receiving many visitors throughout the year.

Venice is built on a network of islands and has over 150 canals. As you visit Venice you will need to become familiar with the word Gondola. A Gondola is an 11 mete long boat and it weighs 600 kilograms. They are still made today and one person can move them along the water, even when heavily laden. In San Trvosa at the shipyard (Squiro) you can watch them make them. When they built these long ago a group of 16,000 men worked on them and this group was called Arsenalotti.

Venice ItalyVenice Italy is divided into six areas known as sestieri. Castello, Canneregio, San Marco, Santa Croice, Drsoduro, San Polo. Some Islands Srdecca and San Geogio, Murano, Burano and Torcello Islands with the Lido di Venezia, stretching south for some 10km (6mi) the most famous of them all. It acts as a breakwater on the eastern side of Venice. St Mark is the patron saint of Venice is his body is in the huge church, the Basilica of San Marco which is situated on St Mark’s Square.

Venice Italy welcomes you with open arms and it will get into your heart, your mind and your soul calling to you from every building, person and place in its wonderful land. Venice is just dripping with cultural gems like jewels hanging from a necklace. You can feel it as you take the Gondola (the boat with one oar) down the Grand Canal and admire everything and you can taste it almost as if it were a special recipe or perfume fragrance the air. Forever, in the land, the water, the people and the buildings Venice encompasses a special way of life.

Venice Hotels and Travel GuideWhile you walk through the land surrounded by water you will be transported to a dreamlike state and feel as if you have just stepped into a fairy tale complete with the castles and the palaces of your dreams. Keep your eyes open at all times you won’t want to miss anything about this precious city that will become dear to your heart.

 

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