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Things to do in Province of Venice

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Ranked #1 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Civic Centers; Islands; Cultural
Owner description: Just like the sailors of old, you’d recognize this Venetian island by the picturesque pastel-colored houses and buildings... more » Owner description: Just like the sailors of old, you’d recognize this Venetian island by the picturesque pastel-colored houses and buildings visible from its shores. Burano also is famous for its intimate lace, an art its people want to keep alive. « less
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Ranked #2 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
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Grand Canal (Venice)
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Ranked #3 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: Venice's main water thoroughfare, lined with great Renaissance palaces, is a colorful and busy spectacle of gondolas and... more » Owner description: Venice's main water thoroughfare, lined with great Renaissance palaces, is a colorful and busy spectacle of gondolas and vaporetti. « less
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Ranked #4 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Art Galleries; Architectural Buildings; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
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Ranked #5 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Operas; Performances

  http://www.musica... The "cut down" opera performances with a reduced cast and orchestra take place in the 15th Century Palazzo Barbarigo-Minotto on Fondamenta Duodo o Barbarigo... more »

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Ranked #6 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Operas; Theaters; Performances

Teatro La Fenice is the most important opera house and one of the most prestigious concert venues in Venice, with a history dating back to 1789. The original architect was the... more »

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Palazzo Ducale (Venice)
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Ranked #7 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Owner description: A masterpiece of Gothic architecture, the building and its sculptural decoration date from various periods. The interior,... more » Owner description: A masterpiece of Gothic architecture, the building and its sculptural decoration date from various periods. The interior, with works by artists such as Titian, Veronese, Tintoretto, A.Vittoria and Tiepolo, includes vast council chambers, superbly decorated residential apartments, and austere prison cells. Along the facades of the Palace run loggias that overlook St. Mark’s Square and the lagoon. The combined entrance ticket to the St. Mark’s Square Museums grants access to the Doge’s Palace, Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of Biblioteca Marciana. « less
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Ranked #8 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
Owner description: Originally built in the mid-13th century, Santa Maria dei Frari (St. Mary of the Friars) houses many masterpieces of Venetian... more » Owner description: Originally built in the mid-13th century, Santa Maria dei Frari (St. Mary of the Friars) houses many masterpieces of Venetian Renaissance art, notably Giovanni Bellini's triptych "Madonna and Child with Saints," and the "Pesaro Madonna" by Titian, who is buried in the church. « less
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Ranked #9 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
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Ranked #10 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Lookouts; Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
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Dorsoduro (Venice)
Ranked #11 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Owner description: This Venetian district is home to some of the city’s most renowned art collections, including Galleria dell’Accademia—which... more » Owner description: This Venetian district is home to some of the city’s most renowned art collections, including Galleria dell’Accademia—which is packed with Venetian Renaissance works—and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, which houses 20th century art in a gorgeous palazzo setting. « less
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Ranked #12 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Concerts; Performances
Owner description: The Orchestra Virtuosi di Venezia-Orchestra da camera di San Marco had been formed in 2002 under the inspiration of Vivaldi's... more » Owner description: The Orchestra Virtuosi di Venezia-Orchestra da camera di San Marco had been formed in 2002 under the inspiration of Vivaldi's work. The ensemble and the musical formation have both been chosen to recall the exact situation in which Vivaldi worked and reproposes in its concerts the athmosphere and the genio of the Red Priest' compositions. The Orchestra was born with the intention and the honor of paying tribute to the great composer in the prestigious Ateneo di San Basso, in San Marco square, whose hall has the same dimensions of the Pieta Institue music hall, in which Vivaldi composed. « less
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Ranked #13 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Originally built as a lighthouse to assist navigation in the lagoon, visitors can be whisked by elevator to the top of St.... more » Owner description: Originally built as a lighthouse to assist navigation in the lagoon, visitors can be whisked by elevator to the top of St. Mark's Campanile or bell tower to savor incredible views of Venice, the lagoon and the Alps in the distance. « less
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Ranked #14 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
Owner description: Blending the architectural styles of East and West, Venice's magnificent basilica was consecrated in 832 AD as an... more » Owner description: Blending the architectural styles of East and West, Venice's magnificent basilica was consecrated in 832 AD as an ecclesiastical building to house the remains of St. Mark. « less
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Ranked #15 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
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Cannaregio (Venice)
Ranked #16 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
Rival to Castello for bragging rights as the largest of Venice's six sestieri (boroughs).
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Ranked #17 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
Here you will find some of the beautiful works from the painter Tintoretto.
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Ranked #18 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Owner description: It is said that Napoleon called San Marco "the drawing room of Europe." And it is a breathtakingly beautiful place. But the... more » Owner description: It is said that Napoleon called San Marco "the drawing room of Europe." And it is a breathtakingly beautiful place. But the square has long been a lure for massive numbers of pigeons, drawn by the massive numbers of tourists who readily feed them. While the tourists happily post for photos amid the flock, there are concerns that the birds' presence--and what they leave behind--will damage the centuries old architecture and art work. « less
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Ranked #19 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Owner description: The Orchestra I Musici Veneziani was formed in 1996 and owes its prestigious name to the carefully considered selection of... more » Owner description: The Orchestra I Musici Veneziani was formed in 1996 and owes its prestigious name to the carefully considered selection of some of the most accomplished of Venetian virtuosos. The Orchestra pays tribute to Vivaldi performing the "Four Seasons" and, with Sopranos, Mezzo-Sopranos, Tenors and Baritones internationally acclaimed, performs "Baroque and Opera," the most beautiful arias of the Baroque period. The concerts, enhanced by exquisite 18th costumes and jewerly, are performed in the wonderful Salone Capitolare, on the first floor of the Scuola Grande di San Teodoro in Rialto, where in addition I Musici Veneziani enact the most famous and beloved Opera of the great Giuseppe Verdi: "La Traviata". « less
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Ranked #20 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
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Category: Historic Sites; Art Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Museums

A welcome break from the mixture of Byzantine, Gothic, Renaissance, Empire, Rococo, glass work and other more traditional styles of Venetian art  is afforded by the Peggy... more »

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Ca' Rezzonico (Venice)
Ranked #21 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; History Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Museums
Owner description: Immerse yourself in Venice's Age of Decadence with a visit to this lavish palace of the Venetian aristocracy Rezzonico, which... more » Owner description: Immerse yourself in Venice's Age of Decadence with a visit to this lavish palace of the Venetian aristocracy Rezzonico, which houses an unsurpassed collection of eighteenth-century Venetian art. « less
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Ranked #22 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Architectural Buildings; Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: This 14th-century clock stands on the north side of St. Mark's Square,and is known by its large clock face displaying the... more » Owner description: This 14th-century clock stands on the north side of St. Mark's Square,and is known by its large clock face displaying the hours of the day, phases of the moon and movement of the sun through the signs of the Zodiac. « less
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Ranked #23 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Museums
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Ranked #24 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
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Ranked #25 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Many famous and fascinating islands can be found on this large body of water located between Venice and the Adriatic Sea.
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Ranked #26 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Owner description: Venice Music Project will have you dancing in the aisles! Combine international-level performances of Early Music on original... more » Owner description: Venice Music Project will have you dancing in the aisles! Combine international-level performances of Early Music on original instruments and using performance practices of the time, with performers who are having the time of their life, and you understand why this was the pop music of the 17th century! 1/3 of ticket prices go to the restoration of the Church of San Giovanni Evangelista. Even if you think you don't like Baroque Music, you will love this! « less
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Ranked #27 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
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Ranked #28 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Cultural
Owner description: Designed by Baldassare Longhena in 1631-83, the church's façade is embellished with 125 statues, which form a sharp contrast... more » Owner description: Designed by Baldassare Longhena in 1631-83, the church's façade is embellished with 125 statues, which form a sharp contrast to the somber interior. « less
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Ranked #29 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Libraries; Cultural
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Ranked #30 of 358 attractions in Province of Venice
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: This Renaissance spiral staircase, built around 1499 by Giovanni Candi, is an elegant structure that is designed like a... more » Owner description: This Renaissance spiral staircase, built around 1499 by Giovanni Candi, is an elegant structure that is designed like a bòvolo, Venetian dialect for snail. « less
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