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Doge's Palace
#1 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
A place with a great and interesting history, breathtaking architecture, definitely one of the main and most beautiful landmarks of Venice!
This was a beautiful palace with amazing history and very interesting to stroll around on a day trip combined with the other palaces and sights of Saint Mark's Square.
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Basilica di San Marco
#2 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
Internal views of the basilica and extermal views of St Marks are priceless See the four origional Solid copper horses on display (outside horses are replicas) Historical must see Be respectful Make a donation to...
... the basilica, make sure you go to the top of the basilica ( a small cost) to see some fantastic 2000 year old artefacts and magnificent copper horses as well as getting a birds eye view of the Piazza San Marco.
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St. Mark's Square
#3 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
The unparalleled view of the basilica's gold mosaics at sunset, the stately tower boasting the world's oldest digital clock, the excellent people-watching, the sounds of live orchestras... it is a must-see in Venice!
We enjoyed the Gondola ride and the main landmarks - St Mark Basilica cathedral which is famous for its opulent design and gold ground mosaic, Doge's Palace and Bridge of Sighs.
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Ponte di Rialto
#4 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
Ponte di Rialto has got to be one of the prettiest bridges in the world, one of the prettiest bridges in the world, it offers stunning views along the Grand Canal, indeed it is best viewed form the Canal, it's Ico...
Vaporetto stops here for sightseeing.The view from the top of the bridge is unobstructed and makes for an excellant photo.On the bridge there are quite a few souvenir shops.The bridge like many buildings in Italy...
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Centro Storico di Venezia
#5 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
Venice is a unique fairy tale with alleys, bridges, large and small canals, crumbling buildings, stunning architecture, magnificent sights and of course the world famous gems like San Marco Square and the Rialto B...
Some strongly recommended places, less crowded and very rewarding, include: San Giorgio Maggiore (many paintings, lovely carved choir stalls, and do go up to the top of the bell tower for a splendid view), the Fra...
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Scuola Grande di San Rocco
#6 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
... that compares with the Sistine Chapel,and yes, I have seen the Sistine Chapel, but this is more welcoming with hand held mirrors for a better view and you are free to wander and take as much time as you like.
For 10 Euro, Scuola Grande is a site that is well worth your time, especially if you have a love or appreciation for art, but even if you do not.
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Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
#7 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
Without the tedious crowds and without the hype of more famous sites, this church offers the most amazing features —including a major work by Titian at the altar, and extraordinary tombs of famous Italian artists.
... breathtaking Saint John the Baptist by Donatello as well as the monuments to Canova, Titian and various doges...but it is as a place of worship that this church earns its place in the pantheon of Venetian sights.
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San Giorgio Maggiore
#8 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
... island, where you can walk among the woods, visit the wonderful glass museum, climb the bell tower for the best view of Saint Marks and Cannaretto, visit the ancient library, and see the outdoor exhibitions.
The church has a beautiful Juame Plensa sculpture which is earth seeing but the real reason to visit this church is to go up the tower to see the most stunning views of San Marco, the Doges palace and the grand ca...
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Dorsoduro
#9 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
Really nice area to walk around, away from madness of San Marco area... some nice art shops / exhibitions, great views across the canals to other islands, plenty of little cafes (as anywhere else) and awesome atmo...
Hopped off at Basili from vaporetto from Piazza La Roma & we had gone right out into the bay, lovely view& boat trip, walked on front, shopped@Conad , was quiet in March, sunny, wrap up well for vaporetto trips th...
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Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta detta I Gesuiti
#10 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
As you enter you are greeted by a stunning view ahead and all around with marble decorations such as the marble balcony and curtains!
I enjoyed the walk along the water and there are many resturants and the view of San Marc's square from here are lovely
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Cannaregio
#11 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
Enjoy the walk via the streets of Venice, literally get lost, plenty of restaurants & sights to see, historical & educational, loved every minute of Venice, would love to visit again
... Marco without the Grand Canal crowds, you can take a vaporetto that goes in the opposite direction, a less spectacular, but nonetheless interesting route, and the view as you approach San Marco is spectacular.
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Santa Maria dei Miracoli
#12 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
An amazing church, you must go inside and view and admire the architecture and decorations within this church.
These quiet, out-of-the-way sights in Venice are valuable in and of themselves.
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Campanile di San Marco
#13 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
Great unforgettable view of San Mark's Cathedral and Square - Wonderful panorama over Venice, its islands and the Laguna - Unforgettable -
Breathtaking views of Venice, lagoon and surrounding islands, you take a very smooth very quick lift to the top, only 8 euros so well worth the price of admission, you can pay an extra fee for an audio guide so yo...
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Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo)
#14 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
It is the burial site of many of the Doge's of Venice.
We had an apartment with a view of this magnificent church where 25 doges were buried.
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Church of San Pantalon
#15 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
A lovely quiet area with lots of other delights, sights and cafes.
If any of the staff are on hand, buy a postcard and leave a small donation and if you are lucky enough they will illuminate the ceiling allowing a better view of the art.
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Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute
#16 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
Sitting on the entrance to the Grand Canal behind the Punta della Dogena it commands lovely views of St Marco, inside the peaceful octagonal interior surrounded by 6 chapels is a beautiful mosaic floor and wonderf...
Situated in Dorsoduro at the end of the Fondamenta Zattere overlooking the Grande Canal and the Canale della Guidecca this is a spectacular and iconic Venetian landmark.
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Scuola Grande di San Marco
#17 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
We had been looking for the hospital to view the beautiful building when we found this museum.
San Lazzaro degli Armeni
#18 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
The history and culture represented by the site is impressive.
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Chiesa di San Nicolo dei Mendicoli
#19 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
Torre dell'Orologio
#20 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
Photography of the clock's inner workings and the religious statuary is allowed, and the tour ends at the very top of the tower, giving a great view of San Marcos plaza, the Doge's Palace and the Campanile.
... part for the angel and 3 kings , you'll appreciate seeing that much more during your visit , tour guide was great and at the top you have awesome views of St Mark's on one side and Venice on the other side .
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Peggy Guggenheim Collection
#21 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
However, the rewards are great: lovely mansion with shaded gardens, wonderful 20th century art collection, peaceful canal views and lovely cafe for lunch break.
There is something magical about the garden, the view over the Grande Canal, wall after wall of remarkable art work so beautifully presented and of course the history of this remarkable lady who had such passion a...
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Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista
#22 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
you can enjoy a fantastic site full of masterpieces .furthermore
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Chiesa della Madonna dell'Orto
#23 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
... is buried, paintings of the main altar are the most spectacular and complete but under my point of view The presentation of Mary in the temple from Tintoretto is a visual present for the spectator, if you visi...
If we hadn't taken a walking tour of Venice with our guide, Simona S., we wouldn't have seen many wonderful sights that are off the tourist's main path, like this church.
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Chiesa di San Zaccaria
#24 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
Ironically, this site, from the 9th century, was run by nuns who then donated the land now in use by St. Marks on the square....nice bit of history.
Snack for sustenance and have a drink somewhere with a nice view.
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Punta della Dogana
#25 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
... beautiful wedge shaped view from Bell tower , the sights are amazing , we can see the vaporettos and the taxis, gondolas plying back and forth , this place offers some of the beautiful views of Venice at dusk .
The view from here includes San Marco Piazza, Basilica di San Marco, Doge's Palace, Canal Grande and San Giorgio Maggiore.
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Chiesa di Santa Maria della Pieta
#26 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
This church, which is nearly on the site of Vivaldi's church, is a great host for the orchestra I Virtuosi Italiani.
Campo del Ghetto
#27 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
Amazing view
We walked through the ghetto square with Silvia pointing out sites of importance.
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Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore
#28 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
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Scala Contarini del Bovolo
#29 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
Wonderful news: now one can climb the famous staircase of the Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo and enjoy marvelous views of Venice’s red roofs, cupolas and towers!
This you can find in on a small street, hard without map to find! Amazing view from the top and the stair is fantastic!!
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Arsenale di Venezia
#30 of 548 Sights & Landmarks in Venice
The walk along the waterfront to reach it gives some of the best views of the city too, or you can just take the Vaporetto straight here.
Excellent site to visit.
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