Venice - The City Of Canals



Venice, a city in Italy, is the capital of Veneto region, with an area of 412 km2 and population of 2,71,367. Also known as, 'Queen of the Adriatic', 'City of Water', 'City of Masks', 'City of Bridges', 'The Floating City', and 'City of Canals'. It is built on more than 100 small islands in a marshy lagoon in the Adriatic sea.

Rialto Bridge

There are 417 bridges in Venice. Rialto Bridge is the most famous in Venice. 

Gondolas Venice

One of the most recognizable symbol of venice is Gondolas. Each gondolas is made of eight different types of wood measuring 11 meters long and weighing almost 600 kilos.


There are 177 canals in Venice. The S-shaped grand Canal is the biggest canal in venice and it splits the city in two.


St. Mark's Basilica is the most famous of the churches in Venice.


Calletta or Ramo Varisco Street in Venice is one of the narrowest streets in the world measuring only 53 cm wide.

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