Venice and Burano

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January 17th 2010
Published: February 11th 2010EDIT THIS ENTRY

Venice Venice is still one of the most interesting and lovely places in the world. This romantic sanctuary on a lagoon is virtually the same as it was six hundred years ago, which adds to the fascinating character. Venice is the world's only pedestrian city and the absence of cars makes it a particularly pleasant experience. If you want to get around a bit more quickly, there are numerous A... Read Full Entry

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Gondola rideGondola ride
Gondola ride

"Don't take a gondola. You’ll feel like a prize idiot, being barrage-photographed by tourists while jammed in front of a sardonic man with a pole giving you a bad rendition of O Sole Mio (which is Neapolitan, anyway) before charging you £55 for 40 minutes in a gondola-jam" The Times, 17 June 2007
Church of San Giorgio MaggioreChurch of San Giorgio Maggiore
Church of San Giorgio Maggiore

The church was begun in 1566 and completed in 1610
Canal, VeniceCanal, Venice
Canal, Venice

Lost? Inevitable, and fine. Just wander, and find your own favourite backwater...
Santa Maria ZobenigoSanta Maria Zobenigo
Santa Maria Zobenigo

This church was built around 1680 and has one of the finest Baroque facades in all of Venice

20th February 2010

Gondola, Grand Canal- does it for me
Didn't go to Burano but wish I had now looking at your pictures. Venice is as beautiful as it looks, a must for anyone.

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