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Lido of Venice

Reachable in about 20-30 minutes of navigation from Venice, the Lido island is located between the Venice lagoon and the Adriatic Sea and its length is approximately twelve kilometers for a width ranging from a minimum...

Church of Santa Maria dell'Assunzione

The church, dedicated to the Virgin Mary, was built in the fifteenth century, on a pre-existing building of the eleventh century, and was then remodeled again in the sixteenth century. The façade, divided into three...

Schiavone Andrea

Andrea Meldola or Meldolla, renamed Schiavone for being born in Dalmatia, had the undisputed merit of inventing a new Venetian Renaissance painting style that saw many admirers among his colleagues, in particular he...

Church of San Bartolomeo

The church, built in the 9th century, was initially dedicated to Saint Demetrius of Thessalonica and, after the restructuring in the 1170th century, named after Saint Bortolomeo, a saint known for having been skinned...

Frammento di un Ridotto di Pietro Longhi.

The clever servant of Bergamo: Brighella

Greed and cunning are two of the main characteristics of this character, known for her pandering and profettering attitudes towards the owner of her workplace. Much of her fame is due to her multiple vicissitudes with...

Villa Erizzo

When it was built, in the second half of the eighteenth century, Villa Erizzo was located on the edge of the ancient village of Rosa, on a property that included the current via Cappuccina and via Piave, on the east...

Burano Lace Museum.

Museo del Merletto

The museum is located in the seat of the Scuola dei Merletti di Burano, founded in 1872, inside are exhibited works of Venetian production ranging from the sixteenth to the twentieth century as well as precious works...

Crooked bridge in San Marcuola.

Ponte Storto a San Marcuola

The Crooked bridges are all those crossings not built perpendicular to the banks. At the time of the Serenissima, transport by boat and water was privileged and the connections between pedestrian areas by bridges were...

The Rialto bridge seen from the shore - (Archive Venipedia / Bazzmann)

Ponte di Rialto

The first Rialto bridge was built around 1180 by the architect Nicolò Barattieri, already known in Venice. Rialto was the nerve center of Venetian and international trade, in this area the merchants gathered to buy...