Best Places To Visit In Venice

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Places to visit in venice

When a city like Venice which is filled with plenty of tourist attraction, it is bit difficult to decide where to begin the exploration with. The best way to explore the places to visit in Venice is to get lost and enchant the little streets of Venice.  No matter where the streets will take you but you will end up seeing something beautiful. Venice is a city built on the cost of northeastern Italy on 118 islands. Venice is a city of canals and it will look more like something which is out of the picture book. Places to visit in Venice will excel in all conditions and fulfill all your expectation in both peak and low season. This city is packed up with plenty of astounding architecture and art. If you are having any plans of places to visit in Venice then, here are some o0f the top tourist attraction you must see in Venice.

  • Bridge of sighs

This one of the top places to visit in Venice and it was built in the year 1600. This bridge is the connection between new prisons which is across the Rio di Palazzo and the interrogation room in the Doge’s palace. This place was designed by Antonio Contino whose uncle designed the famous Rialto Bridge. The name bridge of sighs has a theory behind it. This name was kept keeping in mind that the prisoners would give a sigh while going to the prison when they are getting the last view of the beautiful Venice through a small window when they are taken by the executioner. Actually during the days of execution, the construction of this bridge was completed and the cells which are there under the roof of the palace were occupied by the small criminals.

  • San Giorgio Maggiore

This is one the best places to visit in Venice. It is actually a small island which is situated across the lagoon from the St Mark’s square. This place is designed by a very famous and renowned architect Andrea Palladio. This church is featuring a façade clad in the pure white marbles and airy and open interior which is very refreshing. The main attraction of here is the two epic paintings named “The fall of Manna” and “Last Supper”. This is one of the popular churches and goes to the top of the church through an elevator and has a look of the neoclassic bell tower for enjoying a beautiful view of splendid Venice.

  • Ca D Oro

This place is originally recognized as palazzo Santa Sofia in today’s time it is commonly known as Ca D Oro. This façade has an astounding structure which now doesn’t have the ornamentation which this place has earned in the past.  This place has nick name of house of gold and the pink and white building is now considered as the treasure trove of art. This place is located on the Grand Canal and is home to Museo Franchetti.