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Ranked #1 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Performances
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Ranked #2 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Art Galleries; Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #3 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Bodies of Water
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 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Operas

  http://www.musica... The "cut down" opera performances with a reduced cast and orchestra take place in the 15th Century Palazzo Barbarigo-Minotto The palace is quite hard to... more »

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Ranked #5 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Operas; Theaters

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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Ranked #6 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Museums
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 #7 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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 #8 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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 #9 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Historic Sites; Religious Sites; Lookouts; Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #10 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings; Churches/ Cathedrals
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 #11 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Observation Decks/ Towers; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
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 #12 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Historic Sites; Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
Here you will find some of the beautiful works from the painter Tintoretto.
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Ranked #13 of 215 attractions in 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 #14 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Neighborhoods
Rival to Castello for bragging rights as the largest of Venice's six sestieri (boroughs).
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Ranked #15 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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 #16 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Observation Decks/ Towers
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 #17 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Sites; Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #18 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Bodies of Water
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 #19 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #20 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Libraries
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Ranked #21 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Art Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Sites

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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Ranked #22 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Historic Sites; Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #23 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Sites; Museums; Castles; History 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 #24 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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 #25 of 215 attractions in 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 #26 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Concerts
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 #27 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: History Museums
Owner description: Not for land-lubbers: this museum has filled its four floors with interesting maritime objects, including the banners that... more » Owner description: Not for land-lubbers: this museum has filled its four floors with interesting maritime objects, including the banners that were flown by the Venetian fleet at Lepanto. « less
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Ranked #28 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Art Museums; Castles
Owner description: A patrician residence at San Stae, Palazzo Mocenigo houses valuable 18th century artworks and is also home to the Study... more » Owner description: A patrician residence at San Stae, Palazzo Mocenigo houses valuable 18th century artworks and is also home to the Study Centre for the History of Textiles and Costumes. A fine selection of rare textiles and costumes of particular importance are displayed. The collection is laid out with a significant importance given to garments and accessories. Mainly of Venetian origin, the works are often embellished with lace and embroidery, skills of several artisans who made such a contribution to that refined luxury and elegance for which the Venetians of those days were famous for. « less
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Ranked #29 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Museums; Libraries
Owner description: Housed in the Fontego dei Turchi Palace at the Grand Canal, the museum is an institution that coordinates and conducts... more » Owner description: Housed in the Fontego dei Turchi Palace at the Grand Canal, the museum is an institution that coordinates and conducts scientific research in the territory, ensuring the maintenance and increase of scientific collections, organizing educational activities and services to the citizens. The new, evocative and engaging layout has a modern and original museological facility. « less
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Ranked #30 of 215 attractions in Venice
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals
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