About Venice in Italy
Located on the water in a lagoon, in northeast coast of Italy, Venice is the capital of Veneto province . The city extends across more than one hundred small islands in the marshy Venetian Lagoon. It is now a major center of trade, tourism, film, commerce, and industry in Italy. Its harbour is also
one of Italy's major ports. Venice is world renowned for its canal cruise. The climate of Venice is pleasant, making it one of the most visited city destination in Europe. Venice is home to the Venice International Film Festival.
Venice is historic city full of art galleries, museums, church, palaces and other attractions. The Galleria del'Accademia is one of Italy's finest art galleries, displaying works by Bellini, Piero della Francesca, Veronese, Tintoretto, Titian and Canaletto. Built in 832 AD,
Saint Mark's Basilica is a beautiful church, which is the blend of architecture from East and West. Piazza San Marco is the most famous square in Venice, which is surrounded by many beautiful architecture and coffee houses.
Doge's Palace is the most impressive building on St. Mark's Square. The over-400-year-old Rialto Bridge is the main bridge crossing the Grand Canal, which is the main thoroughfare of Venice. Other main attractions include Fondaco dei Turchi, Palazzo Labia, Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute and the Bridge of Sighs.