Venice - marble

markerA Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti is a palace in Venice, Italy, not far from the Ponte dell'Accademia and next to the Palazzo Barbaro on the Grand Canal of Venice. Since 1999 it has been the seat of the Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere e Arti and frequently houses cultural events. The palace was erecte... Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti - photo
markerB Loggetta Loggetta is a small building adjacent to St Mark's Campanile in Venice, Italy. It was built by Jacopo Sansovino and completed in 1549. It was rebuilt in 1912 after it had been destroyed by the fall of the campanile. Originally, it was a shelter to the guardians of the Doge's Palace. There are 3 ar... Loggetta  - photo
markerC Punta della Dogana The Punta della Dogana (roughly meaning: customs point; also Punta della Salute or Punta da Màr) is a thin triangular area in Venice dividing the Grand Canal from the Giudecca Canal and overlooking the San Marco Basin. The area is home to three important architectural complexes: the Basilica of Sant... Punta della Dogana - photo
markerD Ca' Pesaro The Ca' Pesaro is a Baroque marble palace facing the Grand Canal of Venice, Italy. Originally designed by Baldassarre Longhena in mid-17th century, the construction was completed by Gian Antonio Gaspari in 1710. As at his Ca' Rezzonico, a double order of colossal columns and colonnettes flanking arc... Ca' Pesaro - photo
markerE La Fenice Gran Teatro La Fenice ("The Phoenix ") is an opera house in Venice, Italy. It is one of the most famous theatres in Europe, the site of many famous operatic premieres. Its name reflects its role in permitting an opera company to "rise from the ashes" despite losing the use of two theatres (to fire a... La Fenice - photo
markerF The Church of San Giorgio Maggiore The Church of San Giorgio Maggiore (Basilica di San Giorgio Maggiore) is a 16th century Benedictine church on the island of the same name in Venice, northern Italy, designed by Andrea Palladio and built between 1566 and 1610. The church is a basilica in the classical renaissance style and its brilli... The Church of San Giorgio Maggiore - photo
markerG The Piazzetta di San Marco The Piazzetta di San Marco is (strictly speaking) not part of the Piazza but an adjoining open space connecting the south side of the Piazza to the waterway of the lagoon. The Piazzetta lies between the Doge's Palace on the east and Jacopo Sansovino's Libreria which holds the Biblioteca Marciana on ... The Piazzetta di San Marco - photo
markerH Zecca of Venice The Palazzo della Zecca is a 16th century building in Venice which once housed the official mint and offices responsible for coining money. This building, rustic and robust in its external surface, stands in stark contrast to the elegantly decorated Biblioteca Marciana next door. Both buildings wer... Zecca of Venice - photo
markerI St Mark's Basilica The Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark (officially known in Italian as the Basilica Cattedrale Patriarcale di San Marco and commonly known as Saint Mark's Basilica) is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice, northern Italy. Dominating over the St Mark's Square, t... St Mark's Basilica - photo
markerJ Palazzo Grassi Palazzo Grassi (also known as the Palazzo Grassi-Stucky) is an edifice in the Venetian Classical style located on the Grand Canal of Venice, northern Italy. It was founded by the Grassi family and designed by Giorgio Massari, and the building was completed between 1748 and 1772. The latecomer among... Palazzo Grassi - photo

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Name Venice
Region Veneto (20)
Country Italy (IT)
Population 270,660 inhabitants

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