Venice Italy - Sights Around The City

Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
All around the neighborhoods of Venice are little piazzas or squares where the locals gather. Often times there was a well for drinking water in the middle of the square as well.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Every building has some sculpture or archetectural element from the past. Every building was decorated ornately by the owner.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Many of the buildings had sculptures that represented the family or business of the occupant.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
As you stroll around Venice you will come across many neighborhood markets. Fresh vegetables, meats, seafood, as well as flowers are usually available.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Typical street in Venice.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
While wandering around Venice keep an eye out for the street signs on the buildings that offer directional assistance.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venetian market.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
They don't make them like this anymore.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Many shops in Venice cater to those looking for Venetian masks as souvenirs and for the Carnival celebration.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
One of the symbols of Venice, the Winged Lion.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
The pink lamps of Venice.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venetian military complex.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
The Cathedral in St Marks Square.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
One of many statues in Venice celebrating heroes of the past.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Barrel cactus in a rooftop garden. This little garden actually sits atop of the only McDonald's in Venice.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
The widest street in Venice is Garibaldi.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Give yourself plenty of time to explore the neighborhoods of Venice away from the main tourist spots.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Many of the best places to eat in Venice are the little shops that present everything in glass cases so you can see what you want. The problem is deciding what to choose. It all looks so good.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
No cars or trucks can drive in Venice so everthing is transported by boat.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice is famous for Murano glass. Shops selling items made from glass are all over Venice.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
There are plenty of museums and art on display at any given time throughout Venice.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
The gondolas of Venice.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
These eateries tempt you on every street.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Something of a tradition in Italy is to leave a padlock with the names of you and your loved one on the iron work of bridges. You see this in Venice, Rome, and of course the home of Romeo and Juliet, Verona.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Antique shops in Venice carry an interesting variety of objects not found anyplace else.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venetian billboards advertise the various operas and other entertainment.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Murano glass chandeliers decorate many of the palaces and hotels in Venice.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Statue of a boy holding a frog.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Vespa!
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Graffitti even in the beautiful city of Venice.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
The stars and strips for sale in Venice.
Venice Italy - Sights Around The City
A fairy tale wedding in the city of dreams Venice.

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  1. Wonderful photo reportage! Despite the rainy weather, I am glad you enjoyed this marvelous place!

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