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Memories about Venice

Submitted by Visit Plus on Sat, 01/21/2012 - 11:36

Venice canal photo Our site readers travel a lot. This page pictures were made by one of the visitors of this site. A guided tour in Venice took place three years ago. But the pictures are interesting to those planning a trip to Italy and in Venice.
Piazza San Marco photo Piazza San Marco (St Mark's Square) is one of the most visited places in Venice. All the tourists come to this square. All tourists in Venice come to this square. It is often is simply called “the Piazza”.
Rialto Bridge The Rialto Bridge (Ponte di Rialto) is one of the main attractions of Venice. It is the oldest bridge across the Grand Canal in Venice. All tourists who come to Venice visit this place.
St. Mark's Basilica St. Mark's Basilica in Venice. St. Mark's Basilica is located on the Piazza San Marco, near the Palace of the Doges. It is a very beautiful old building. Church construction began in 829 and completed in 832 AD. If you are in Venice, definitely come to the Piazza San Marco and look of the basilica.
Venice canal A lot of channels are in Venice. This is a small canal in Venice.
Gondolas parking in Venice The main type of transport in Venice is the gondola. Gondolas are carrying tourists. Locals walk through the city on foot or by Waterbuses. If you have transport - you need a parking. On the photo is shown parking for gondolas.
The Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari The Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, usually just called the Frari.
Santa Maria della Salute The Church of Santa Maria della Salute. It stands on a narrow finger of land between the Grand Canal and the Bacino di San Marco. It was built in 1631.
Ostello hotel in Venezia YHA Ostello Venezia is a cheap hostel in Venice. We lived in another hotel in Milan. This hostel is suitable, for example, for students and for people who do not want to pay too much money. Located near the city center. Address: Fondamenta Zitelle, 86, 30 133 Venezia, Italy. Search for hotels in Venice.

How to get to Venice

The most convenient way to get to Venice is by plane. Venice Marco Polo Airport is serving arraving in Venice tourists (one of the largest airports in Italy). Airport serve aircrafts flies from many countries and cities of Europe. The airport is situated in Tessera, a distance of 8 kilometers to north of Venice. The airport has a railway station. Buses and water taxies regularly go from the airport in Venice.

You can travel to Venice by train. Trains arrive at the “Venezia Santa Lucia” railway station. Station is located directly in Venice, near the Grand Canal. Here come the trains from Rome and Milan. Direct trains to Venice are available from many international destinations. There are overnight trains from Munich, Paris and Vienna and also some a weekly long-distance night train.

It is possible to get to Venice by car. Bridge “Ponte della Libertà” connects Venice to the mainland. Prepare for possible problems with parking.

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