Venice Italy, which is famous for Venice is one of the most beautiful places of tourism in Italy, characterized by narrow streets and their unique water channels. The city has many important tourist attractions and we recommend that you make a walking tour throughout this city is the best way to get to know these landmarks well.
Saint Mark’s Basilica (Basilica di San Marco)
The cathedral of San Marco is a cathedral of the Roman Catholic diocese of Venice, one of the most famous churches in the city and one of the best known examples of Byzantine architecture. The cathedral was originally a chapel for Venetian rulers and not the city’s cathedral. Since 1807, the Patriarch of Venice has been the Archbishop of Venice , Because of its luxurious design and golden Byzantine mosaics and its status as a symbol of wealth and power in Venice, since the 11th century it has been known as the Chiesa d’Oro, a church of gold.
Venice’s main canal is the water channel that forms one of the main waterways in Venice. The end of the canal leads to the Lake of Venice, which is located near the Saint Lucia railway station. The canal extends to about 3,800 meters and widths between 30 to 90 meters and the average depth of the channel is 5 meters, the channel takes the shape of the letter “s” upside down in English.
You can rent the boat from the beginning of the canal and roam in the sun and watch Venice, the wonderful city.
You can see the buildings lined on the sides of the canal and watch the four bridges, the oldest is the Rialto Bridge, which was built in the sixteenth century, you can take wonderful pictures of this charming city in its natural splendor, where the trip in the heart of the Grand Canal is one of the most important tourist activities in Venice.
Bridge of Sighs
Bridge of Sighs, one of the most famous bridges in Venice.This bridge was built between 1600 and 1602, with the aim of connecting the Doji Palace with the newly established prison, and the Prigioni NUOVE, which is located across the Rio de Palazzo canal, It was built for a very specific purpose, because it was used to lead prisoners from interrogation rooms at Doji Palace to their cells in Prigioni. Legend has it that while convicted prisoners pass through the bridge to jail for their sentences or to go to the death chamber, they then take a last look at the outside world through windows with sighs. Thus, this bridge is called the Bridge of Sighs.
Bridge of sighs (in Italian: Ponte dei Sospiri) It is a bridge located in Venice, northern Italy. The enclosed bridge consists of white limestone and has windows with stone bars. It passes through Rio de Palazzo and connects it to the new prison (Prigioni NUOVE) to the interrogation rooms at Doji Palace. The Bridge of Sighs was designed by Antonio Contino and began construction in 1600.The famous Venice Bridge was designed with a bridge of sighs at the beginning of the 17th century. The bridge extends from the Rio de Palazzo (River Palace), and the purpose of the bridge building is to connect the old prison and the interrogation rooms at Doji Palace to the new prison, which was located directly across the river.
Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale)
Built in the style of traditional Gothic architecture, this palace is one of Venice’s most important landmarks. It has a museum which is visited by hundreds of thousands of tourists every year. Visiting the Palace is a unique experience, taking you on a journey between exquisite architecture and amazing art scenes.
Bell tower of St. Mark
The current tower dates back to 1912, a replica of a wooden tower that collapsed in 1902.
The top of the tower offers beautiful views of Venice.
Entrance fee: EUR 8.
St Mark’s Clock tower
The tower has been counting the time for the city’s population for 500 years, showing the time, the moon phase and the movement of the stars and it played an important vital role in the Navy during the Venetian Empire, allowing the seafarers to determine the best time to sail.
The Planetario de Milano
One of the most famous tourist places in Venice, the largest celestial dome in Italy, includes a theater that offers astronomical performances that simulate the scenes of stars, planets and celestial bodies. The dome is used as a huge display. Exciting experiences that will expand your knowledge and insights so we advise to you do it. It is one of the most important tourist attractions in Venice.
San Marco Campanile
The building dates back more than a thousand years and follows the famous Cathedral of San Marco. It is one of the most important tourist attractions in Venice, Italy, and its five agras are still operating today. Each of these bells has a different ringing tone. You can climb to the top of the tower and enjoy sightseeing.