Venice, Italy

Venice was founded in 421 AD by a group of Celtic people called the Veneti, and was the historical capital of the Republic of Venice for from 697 to 1797. After the Napoleonic wars, the city was annexed by the Austrian empire, until it became a part of the Kingdom of Italy in 1866.

One of the most romantic and unique cities in the world, Venice was built entirely on a group of 118 islands, that are separated by canals and connected by over 400 bridges. The key sights in the city include the Grand Canal, the largest canal in Venice which snakes through the entire city in a S shaped curve, St. Mark’s Square (San Marco), with its iconic Campanile (tower) and St. Mark’s Basilica, the Ponte Rialto, one of the most famous bridges across the Grand Canal, the Palazzo Ducale and the Bridge of Sighs, the impressive white marble architecture of the Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and the spectacular glass-blowing workshops on the island of Murano, where on can find exquisitely crafted, colorful glass works.

Venice is also an important artistic and cultural center. The Galleria dell’Accademia houses a treasure trove of 15th-18th century Venetian art by famous artists like Tiepolo, Titian, Tintoretto, Canaletto, Giorgione, Carpaccio, and Leonardo da Vinci. The city has also played an important role in western classical music and opera, and is the birthplace of the Baroque composers Tomaso Albinoni and Antonio Vivaldi.


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