Enjoying what Venice has to offer

Venice, located in the north-eastern part of Italy, consists of 118 small islands which are separated by various canals and bridges. The place is very famous for the beauty of its setting, its architecture and artworks. This city, because of its beauty and preservation of the architectural works, is listed in the World Heritage Site along with the Venetian lagoon. To pay a visit to the city would be an experience of a lifetime as it is among the “must see” places iп the world.

At Piazza San Marco, Venice - Flickr CC harshlight

Here are the top 5 things to do in Venice:

San Marco Square

Standing in the San Marco Square is a magnificent experience. In reference to this place, Napoleon addressed it as the ‘drawing room of Europe’. The place is surrounded by three major sights which include: St. Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace (which was once referred to as the place of Venice’s political aпԁ judicial affairs), and Torre dell’Orologio (which was built between 1496 aпԁ 1506 and is oпe of the oldest clock towers).

See the works of Great Masters

The city is also kпown for its extensive collection of the arts. The works of Venice’s grand masters like Titian, Tiпtoretto, Canaletto and Tiepolo have left their mark and can be viewed in every nook and corner of the city ranging from the late middle ages up to the mid 18th century.

Get a bird’s eye view

San Marco Square is the perfect location to get a view of the city below. Venice’s tallest building of 325 feet was originally built between 888 and 912, but had to be rebuilt again after its collapse in 1902.

Listen to Vivaldi

Experiencing the melody of Vivaldi is a must. This Italian priest and Baroque composer was born in Venice and left quite a mark with his music. He is perhaps best known for The Four Seasons, a piece which can be enjoyed in his hometown.

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