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Best Things to do in Venice

Posted: Aug. 1st, 2012  |  By Michael Pearse

With a rich history, beautiful architecture and some amazing things to do in Venice, it is no wonder that this centuries-old city is a beacon for all types of travelers. If you happen to be making your way to Venice anytime soon, make sure not to miss any of the following places. 

The Grand Canal - Whether you want to enjoy a dark coffee at a café on its banks or take a ride through the city on the water itself, visiting the Grand Canal is one of those things that everyone takes part in while in Venice and you should too.

Palazzo Ducale - A shining beacon of how beautiful gothic architecture is, the Palazzo Ducale is considered by many to be the center of the medieval world, making this a historic site that offers much in the way of history and archaic splendor.

Saint Mark’s Basilica - This gorgeous building is one of the best examples of how Eastern and Western styles can be fused perfectly. Built to house the remains of Saint Mark, this basilica provides guests with an enchanting visit chock full of history and intrigue.

Saint Mark’s Square - Sitting right behind Saint Mark’s Basilica is this immense square that is one of the biggest tourist draws in Venice due. Stunning both size wise and aesthetically, Saint Marks Square is an impressive outdoor structure worthy of a visit by anyone in Venice.

Musica A Palazzo - One of the most interesting theater outings you could ever experience, Musica A Palazzo is an opera that actually takes place in a palace as the guests, very few compared to standard opera, watch while sitting right in front of the performers.

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