04.06.2021, 06:01

Top 10 most popular tourist spots in Venice

Venice is a popular tourist and industrial city in north-eastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region. Venice was once the center of the Republic of Venice and was dubbed the Pearl of the Adriatic Sea. The Crusaders also gathered here in the Crusades, making it one of the world's most romantic cities. This unique city is composed of 117 small islands separated by a canal and connected by bridges. Cars are banned on the narrow streets of the city, with water buses and world-famous Gondola. If you want to travel to Venice, here is a list of the famous attractions of Venice for your reference.

Main Canal


Top 10 most popular tourist spots in Venice

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Is the main channel of the city and one of the most important walkways of the city. Through this 3.8 km long canal, you can take a water bus and water taxi, or take the old Gondola boat. The main canal is very beautiful, very photojournalism and photography enthusiasts can spend countless time to take pictures. In the evenings, you can enjoy a romantic Venice tour on a boat ride.


St. Mark's Square


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St. Mark's Square is Venice's main square. The city square is the social, religious and political centre of Venice and has been around for centuries. The great Square has a smaller extension, stretching from the square to the lagoon. If you do not go to St. Mark's Square, the trip to Venice will not count as a perfect trip.


St. Mark's Church


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Venice's most famous church is also one of the most well-known buildings in Byzantine architecture. It is one of the symbols of the city and is the destination of all visitors in the city. The church is on St. Mark's Square.


St. Mark's bell tower


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The church's bell tower is 98.6 metres tall and near the cathedral church. The shape and form of the tower was established at the beginning of the 16th century, but the tower collapsed in 1902, and the tower that we saw today was rebuilt in the year 1912. You can take the elevator to the top of the tower and see a 360-degree panoramic view.


Rialto Bridge


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The Rialto Bridge is the oldest bridge in four bridges on the main canal in Venice. It was completed in 1591, replacing a collapsed wooden bridge in 1524. This gorgeous old bridge is one of the symbols of Venice and always attracts crowded tourists. It is also one of the world's most famous bridges and one of the most beautiful stone bridges in the world.


Rialto Bridge Market


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The ancient marketplace has an 11th-century. The market is now on the banks of the main canal, not far from the Rialto Bridge. Markets and bridges are one of Venice's most famous tourist attractions.


The governor's Palace and the Bridge of Sighs


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The governor's palace, located next to the Basilica of San Marco, was built in the 14th century and is the birthplace of the governor of Venice. It became a museum in 1923 and today it is one of the most important museums in Venice. Step into the museum and you'll walk through the famous Bridge of Sighs.


Island of Burano


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You can take the water bus to the island of Burano in the Venetian lagoon, famous for its colourful houses and is often listed as one of the most colourful places in the world. On this colorful island, you can walk along the street or sail.


Teatro La Fenice


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Is one of the most important opera houses in Italy and Europe, where you can visit opera performances in magnificent buildings and ballroom.


Gallery of Florence Academy


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"The Florence Academy gallery ", was founded by Napoleon, which holds the artwork of Venice by artists such as Bellini, Titian, Tintoretto and Verona. The most famous of these museums is the "Vitruvian Man" by Leonardo da Vinci.


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