Venice city is located in northeastern Italy and Venice is the capital of the Veneto region. Venice is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and Venice attracts millions of tourists, travellers and visitors every year. Travel Venice, Italy and Experience holiday of a lifetime and Experience Venice a city like no other.
Venice city if make of a group of 118 small islands Venice are separated with canals Venice city is linked by over 400 bridges.. The Island of Venice is situated in the shallow Venetian Lagoon. Venice city population was 260,897 in 2018 and most of Venice City residents resides in the Comune of Venezia and mostly about 55,000 of that population reside in the historical city of Venice (centro storico). Venicy along with Padua and Treviso, make up the Padua-Treviso-Venice Metropolitan Area (PATREVE), statistically metropolitan area, with a total of about 2.6 million population.
The Venice city of is also known as “City of Bridges”, “La Dominante”, “La Serenissima”, “Queen of the Adriatic“, “City of Water”, “The Floating City”, and “City of Canals”.
Venice has relatively temperate climates and is warmest during the months of July and August. There are a lot of narrow walkways for pedestrians, but it lacks wider streets so transportation is mainly by boats. One can enjoy a boat ride viewing, different venues in the city.
An early morning gondola ride is a great way to watch the city come to life. There are over 450 palaces and buildings of historic interests.Venice is home to one of the most famous and renowned opera houses in Italy. Teatro La Fenice is a great place to visit for people who enjoy opera.
Venice is also known for its great cuisines. Sarde in Saor, Moleche, and Folpetti are some of the many cuisines that can be enjoyed in Venice.
The Lido offers a relaxed vibe and is famous for hosting the Venice International Film Festival every year; the oldest film festival in the world.
One can also attend the Carnival of Venice which is held once a year.Venice is filled with incredible art and architecture. Taking a boat down the Grand Canal, one can see gorgeous old palaces made with mosaics and marbles.
One can also visit the Peggy Guggenheim, an incredible collection of modern art established by the American heiress who defied the conventions of her time.
The lagoon and a part of the city are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Parts of Venice are renowned for the beauty of their settings, their architecture, and artwork. Venice is known for several important artistic movements—especially during the Renaissance period—has played an important role in the history of symphonic and operatic music, and is the birthplace of Antonio Vivaldi.
Although the city is facing some challenges (including an excessive number of tourists and problems caused by pollution, tide peaks and cruise ships sailing too close to buildings), Venice remains a very popular tourist destination, a major cultural centre, and has been ranked many times the most beautiful city in the world. It has been described by the Times Online as one of Europe’s most romantic cities and by The New York Times as “undoubtedly the most beautiful city built by man”.
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Dr. Constance Omokaro Romanus