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Grand Canal (Venice)

The Grand Canal (Italian: Canal Grande, Venetian: Canałasso) is a canal in Venice, Italy. It forms one of the major water-traffic corridors in the city.Public transport is provided by water buses ( Italian: vaporetti ) and private water taxis, and many tourists explore the canal by gondola.

Scuola Grande di San Rocco - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Scuola di San Rocco ("Confraternity of St. Roch", protector against plague, which had struck Venice in that century) was established in 1478 by a group of wealthy Venetian citizens, next to the church of San Rocco, from which it takes its name.

Interpreti Veneziani

Interpreti Veneziani

Musica a Palazzo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Teatro La Fenice - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

An older opera house in Venice called the Teatro San Benedetto burnt down in 1774. It was the main opera house in Venice. Some noblemen built it again, but the Venier, a famous family in Venice, made them sell the new theatre to them. So, the noblemen built a new opera house in 1792.

Palazzo Ducale (Venezia) - Wikipedia

Il Palazzo Ducale, anticamente anche Palazzo Dogale in quanto sede del Doge, uno dei simboli della città di Venezia e capolavoro del gotico veneziano, è un edificio che sorge nell'area monumentale di piazza San Marco, nel sestiere di San Marco, tra la Piazzetta e il Molo.

Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, usually just called the Frari, is a church in Venice, northern Italy. One of the greatest churches in the city, it has the status of a minor basilica. It stands on the Campo dei Frari at the heart of the San Polo district.

Church of San Giorgio Maggiore

San Giorgio Maggiore is a 16th-century Benedictine church on the island of the same name in Venice, northern Italy, designed by Andrea Palladio, and built between 1566 and 1610. The church is a basilica in the classical renaissance style and its brilliant white marble gleams above the blue water of the lagoon opposite the Piazzetta and forms the focal point of the view from every part of the Riva degli Schiavoni.

San Rocco, Venice

The Church of Saint Roch ( Italian: Chiesa di San Rocco) is a Roman Catholic church dedicated to Saint Roch in Venice, northern Italy. It was built between 1489 and 1508 by Bartolomeo Bon the Younger, but was substantially altered in 1725. The façade dates from 1765 to 1771, and was designed by Bernardino Maccarucci.

Dorsoduro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The original heart of the area was the Giudecca Canal, along which buildings were constructed from the sixth century.[citation needed ] By the eleventh century, settlement had spread across to the Grand Canal, while later religious buildings including the Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute and the Zattere quay are now its main landmarks.

St Mark's Basilica

The Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark (officially known in Italian as the Basilica Cattedrale Patriarcale di San Marco and commonly known as Saint Mark's Basilica) is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice, northern Italy. It is the most famous of the city's churches and one of the best known examples of Italo- Byzantine architecture.

Piazza San Marco

Piazza San Marco ( Italian pronunciation: [ˈpjatt͡sa san ˈmarko], often known in English as the St Mark's Square), is the principal public square of Venice, Italy, where it is generally known just as "the Piazza" (la Piazza). All other urban spaces in the city (except the Piazzetta and the Piazzale Roma) are called "campi" (fields).

St Mark's Clocktower

The Clock Tower in Venice is an early renaissance building on the north side of the Piazza San Marco at the entrance to the Merceria. It comprises a tower, which contains the clock, and lower buildings on each side. It adjoins the eastern end of the Procuratie Vecchie.

Santa Maria dei Miracoli, Venice

Santa Maria dei Miracoli is a church in the sestiere of Cannaregio, in Venice, Italy. Also known as the "marble church", it is one of the best examples of the early Venetian Renaissance including colored marble, a false colonnade on the exterior walls ( pilasters), and a semicircular pediment.

Venetian Lagoon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Venetian Lagoon is the enclosed bay of the Adriatic Sea in which the city of Venice is situated. Its name in the Italian and Venetian language, Laguna Veneta - cognate of Latin , "lake" - has provided the international name for an enclosed, shallow embayment of salt water, a lagoon.

Cannaregio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Cannaregio Canal, which was the main route into the city until the construction of a railway link to the mainland, gave the district its name (Canal Regio is Italian for Royal Canal). Development began in the eleventh century as the area was drained and parallel canals were dredged.

St. Mark's Square - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

St. Mark's Square, Zagreb, a major square in Zagreb, Croatia

Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice

The Basilica di San Giovanni e Paolo, known in the Venetian dialect as San Zanipolo, is a church in Venice, northern Italy. One of the largest churches in the city, it has the status of a minor basilica. After the 15th century the funeral services of all of Venice's doges were held here, and twenty-five doges are buried in the church.

Peggy Guggenheim Collection

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is a modern art museum on the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy. The museum was originally the private collection of the American heiress Peggy Guggenheim, who began displaying the artworks to the public seasonally in 1951. After her death in 1979. it passed to the Solomon R.

Santa Maria della Salute

Santa Maria della Salute (English: Saint Mary of Health), commonly known simply as the Salute, is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica located in the Dorsoduro sestiere of the Italian city of Venice. It stands on a narrow finger of land between the Grand Canal and the Bacino di San Marco making the church visible when entering the Piazza San Marco from the water.