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Venice is the capital city of Veneto with a population of two hundred and seventy thousand inhabitants. Popularly know as Gondola or the magnetic hub for poets, lovers, sweethearts and artists, the city of Venice is situated in the north-east side of Italy and stretches across numerous petite islands belonging to the Venetian Lagoon. The city’s main mode of transport is along a network of over one hundred and fifty canals. For those who will opt to explore this gorgeous city on foot, there are more than four hundred bridges that connect you to numerous streets and canals within Venice. Venice is considered to be the most exquisite and well preserved cities world wide, it is unique because it is the only city in the world which is built on water. Venice city is the most tranquil place you can find with a serene atmosphere.
Central Venice is divided into administrative districts, three located on each side of the Grand Canal. Venice is a City that lures not only new residents and guests but also metropolitan planners, who visit the city to see the outcome of 1920’s John Nolen urban. Today, Venice is popular because of its affable small-town feel, its attractive colossal live oaks shaded boulevards that stretch to the beckoning beaches and its pretty shopping center of low-rise structures that are designed in Mediterranean style. The beaches at Venice and Casperson have a huge collection of prehistoric shark’s teeth. Apart from having lovely beaches, Venice has many art galleries, zoos and attractive sites. The Scuola Grande di San Rocco building with big white marble on the portico is one among the many stunning attractions in Venice.
This building is fairly impressive on the outside, and plainly spectacular on the inside. The inside of the building is wealthily decorated by Tintoretto, one of the world’s most renowned artists who spent over 23 years of his life garnishing the school. The Campo dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo square features many Venice attractions such as the church of Santi Giovanni e Paolo founded in the 1246 by Dominicans. Venice is also one of the largest producers of glass in Europe. This city certainly has a lot to explore; if you are looking for a place with the most beautiful scenes where you can relax and enjoy nature, Venice is the ideal place for you. Find more information on Venice attractions, hotels and travel information from the shortstay.com website.