After I visited so many places this will be one of amazing in my opinion. Great architecture closed to water pretty town and shop around Many restaurants to choice for eat also very friendly people and very welcome. You should visit it
To me, walking around here was what it took to get the feel of Venice. You get the tourist areas around Saint Mark, which is great. However, just take a short walk down the side streets to really see Venice. Residences, stores, and restaurants.
Piazza San Marco is surrounded by ancient buildings, a large tower, the waterfront, gondolas, cafes, St. Mark's Basilica, The Doge Palace and all ships passing by, including the Valporetti (water taxis). An area not to be missed.
What exactly IS the "centro storico"? If you mean the tourist sites, then of course that's the big draw and what you've come for, but to me the joy of Venice is getting "lost" (you can't really get lost) in the little side streets and the small canals. So, see the sites, but…
I think everybody who visit in Venice want's to stay here for a while or whole day. So many fascinating historic around where ever you just look at. Old historic buildings are real old, and full of details if just watch carefully. During our 4 days visit we walked into central…