30 Places to Visit in Venice, Tourist Places & Top Attractions

Tourist Places to Visit in Venice

Grand Canal, Rialto Bridge, Doge's Palace, Basilica Si Dan Marco, Piazza San Marco, Gallerie Dell'Accademia, Teatro La Fenice, Ca' Rezzonico, Chiesa Della Madonna Dell'Orto, Santa Maria Gloriosa Dei Frari, Jewish Museum, Scuola Grande Di San Rocco, and more

The many spectacular places to visit in Venice would take you on an unforgettable voyage of this Italian city . As the Tourist places in Venice are aplenty, from architectural masterpieces to ancient monuments that tell the city's tales, you are in for an exciting time.

During your trip, the unmissable places to see in Venice are the innumerable, intricately designed bridges that connect all major districts of the city. Besides these, the city boasts of venetian art that is evidently displayed at the several museums and even around the city's architecture that you should explore by taking a tour.

Moreover, some noteworthy Tourist attractions in Venice are the Basilica Di San Marco - an archaic church overlooking the Grand Canal, the Teatro La Fenice - one of the oldest opera houses in Venice and Murano and Burano - the two islands that excel in glass-making and lace-making respectively. All these and many other places are what make Venice such a hot-spot among trotters from all over the world.

Here is a list of tourist places to visit in Venice:

Grand Canal
The Grand Canal of Venice, Italy defines the perfect blend of romantic boat rides and attractive ancient architecture. It is so beautifully sculpted that anyone can fall in love with it and that's the reason why people from far and wide come to visit this place for the true Venetian escapade.

This splendid S-shaped canal flows through the centre of the city and divides it into two parts while being considered as the most important waterway of the city. Through each side of the canal runs a number of artistically decorated buildings dating back from the 13th to the 18th century, constructed by the richest families of the city that signifies the culture of “Serenissima” republic. 

If rich and tumultuous history is your medicine then this place is just for you! The aesthetically erected buildings with classic Venetian architecture and designing that cannot be found anywhere else, century-old palaces, ancient churches and of course the glorious “Gondola Ride” are some of the known facets of the Grand Canal that can fill any sort of a traveller with the excitement. It doesn't matter whether you are travelling with a group or solo, the place has something for everyone and enthrals with its charm and charisma.
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Rialto Bridge
Rialto Bridge or The Lover's Bridge is the oldest bridge spanning the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy. It is at the heart of the city of Venice and is considered an authentic dignity and ecstasy of the city. Built at the end of 16th century of the Renaissance period by Antonio da Ponte, the bridge is a magnificent one stone-arch that connects districts of San Marco and San Polo. 

On both the sides of this bridge are jam-packed shops and stalls that make up for the Rialto market. You can shop for some knick-knacks and souvenirs from them. It is quite crowded here but is worth climbing up the stairs and clicking some photographs for unforgettable memories.

Especially during the sunset, you can get to see some amazing scenes of the boats and gondolas sauntering through the canal while you stand on the bridge. For a romantic experience, you can go for a gondola ride itself and click photos with the bridge as the background. You can also sit at the nearby restaurants lined on the streets and get a spectacular view of the bridge from an appropriate distance. 

As a top tourist place in Venice, Rialto bridge is included in most of the tours to Venice. The best time to visit here is Mid-Spring, that is, the first half of May or Last Week of September. One can also visit during Easter to enjoy the famous Carnival and Candlelit Parade of Boats along with Street Concerts and Performances.
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Doge’s Palace
Doge’s Palace is one of the most ancient constructions we find in Venice, Italy. Located in the centre of the city, in Piazza San Marco, it is a remarkable masterpiece of engineering and architecture. This beautiful palace makes us think about how the man could create such mesmerizing structures without having any technology in that era.

It is an impressive structure and an epitome of Venetian Gothic architecture, reflecting the local variant architectural style. Dating back to the 14th century, the palace used to be the residence of the Doge of Venice and was extended and modified for further centuries.

The Palace consists of Doge's apartments, institutional offices, and judicial chambers with courts of law, administrative offices, prisons, and their layers of building elements and ornamentation. It was the heart of the political existence and local administration of the Venetian Republic. The Chamber of Great Council, in the Doge’s Palace, held all the political meetings of the most important republic body, the Great Council.

Also known as The Chamber of The Council of Ten, this chamber is one of the largest rooms in Europe, having a size of 53 meters by 25 meters. In the boundary of this grand complex, there are other exciting rooms like the Scrigno Room, where they kept a Silver book that used to contain the names of all noble caste families.

Discover the soul of Venice, behold stunning picturesque and experience the monumental history of Doge’s Palace.
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Basilica Di San Marco

The Basilica Di San Marco is said to house the remains of the Venetian saint, St. Mark. A Patriarchal Cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice, it is also known as St Mark's Basilica. It was erected next to Palazzo Ducale by the Doge - one of the most popular leaders of Venice, in 828.

This splendid Cathedral built in Italo-Byzantine and Gothic style is known for its remarkable multitude of domes and over 8,000 meter square of luminous mosaics and ornamentation.

Take a private or a group tour of the magnificent Basilica which houses some of the most precious artworks and relics in Venice. Or attend the Mass for that feeling of tranquillity and serenity, it comes with no entrance fees. However, reserving a spot for the Mass is recommended.

The St. Mark's Basilica is located within St. Mark's square, one of Venice's oldest and most prominent locations and is confined by the Grand Canal in the north. Therefore, the Basilica is also in proximity to Venice's other significant attractions like The Campanile di San Marco, The Bridge of Sighs, Pala d'Oro and Doge's Palace.

Furthermore, taking a tour of all the major sites within and around the Basilica complex amplifies the experience even more. If you are a history buff or an art enthusiast, you are sure to have a blast visiting the museums within the Doge's Palace or the Bridge of Sighs.

Additionally, you cannot miss the panoramic views of the city and St. Mark’s from the top of the famous Bell Tower. Apart from this, another must-do activity is to take a gondola ride in the Canale Grande to get to the St. Mark's Basilica.

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Piazza San Marco

Piazza San Marco, also known as Saint Mark's Square, is the largest and one of the most important tourist attractions of Venice. Being the widest swath of flat, open land in the water-bound city, the square has long been a popular destination for visitors to enjoy the true essence of Venice. Since the earlier Republic days, life has revolved around this piazza; then it was a market, as well as the center of social, religious and political life. Being of the finest squares in the world, Piazza San Marco is certainly Venice's prime attraction.

The square is surrounded by the stately arcades of public buildings on three sides and on the fourth, by Basilica di San Marco's riot of domes, arches, and the soaring St. Mark's campanile. It is 180 m long and 70 m wide and is the only “piazza” in Venice, and the remaining squares are called “piazzales” or “campos”. The Piazza has been developed over a long period of time and under the leadership of many strong personalities, it started around 800 and the construction and reconstruction continued till the time of Napoleon and later. The great Napoleon marked this square as “the drawing room of Europe" for its incredible artworks.

The Square was named after the unusual and stunning Basilica of St Mark that dominates the east end of the square. The slender Campanile di San Marco, the Basilica's bell tower, and the number of museums are the attraction for the visitors. The lines waiting to enter the basilica, always crowded piazza, ringing bells from the clock tower, fascinating waterline, all make the square the most popular attraction in Venice.

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Gallerie Dell’Accademia
Renowned for its excellent collection of sculptures and paintings, Gallerie Dell’Accademia is a classic building reserved for housing arts which makes it count among the renowned Places to visit in Venice.

Museum displays splendid sculptures created by renowned Renaissance artist Michelangelo which includes ‘Prisoners’ or ‘Slaves,’ ‘St. Matthew,’ and ‘David within the Tribune’ and some spectacular paintings by artists like Sandro Botticelli, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Pontormo, Andrea Del Sarto, Allessando ALlori and Orcagna.

Besides all these, there is a newly established section which houses the display of the various musical instruments and unique wonders by Stradivari and Bartolomeo Cristofori.

Location: Campo della Carita, 1050, 30123 Venezia VE, Italy

Entry Fee (Only if applicable): Full price ticket: € 12.00

Reduced price ticket: € 2.00 (young people 18-25)

Timings (Only If any): 08:15 AM to 07:15 PM

Fact: Do visit the museum as soon as it opens because owing to its popularity, the museum receives a great footfall in the daytime.
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Teatro La Fenice
Teatro La Fenice is one of the most popular destinations in Venice, Italy. Indeed, it is an opera house that attracts thousands of theater fans every year. Because of its immense importance in the history of the country’s theater in general, and the history of the opera overall, Teatro La Fenice is a landmark attraction in Italy. 

In the 1900s, Tearto La Fenice was one of the most well renowned opera theaters in the world. In fact, the four biggest composers of the bel canto era had their opera premiered here, that is, Verdi, Bellini, Donizetti, and Rossini. The name of the opera theater is related closely to its history. 

The theater was initially closed down due to a dispute over the ownership of the land on which it is built. But once the noble Veneers reclaimed the land, they rebuilt a more lavish and majestic opera house than the one that stood there before. 

The name of the opera still stands as a testament to its resilience and its ability to rise from its own ashes. The theater was burned down three times over the course of history, but to this day, it stands tall and proud. The first fire happened in 1774, the second in 1836, and the last one in 1996.

After the 1996 fire, the theater was rebuilt again and opened in November 2004. To commemorate this occasion, Italians and Europeans started the tradition of the Venice New Year’s Concert that is now held annually.
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Ca’ Rezzonico
A remarkable example of Venetian Baroque and Rococo architecture of the 18th century and one of top Venice Tourist Places, Ca’ Rezzonico is situated on the edge of the Grand Canal in Dorsoduro Sestiere of Venice in Italy.

The museum cum palace houses the unique collection of the Venetian art of the eighteenth century along with antique furniture, excellent paintings, classic porcelain and detailed ceiling frescos. 

Location: Dorsoduro, 3136, 30123 Venezia VE, Italy

Entry Fee (Only if applicable): €15 for adults and €12.90 for children between 6 to 14 years of age, students with a valid id card between 15 to 25 years of age and senior citizens over 65 years of age.

Timings (Only If any): The place is open from 10:30 AM to 04:30 PM on all days of the week except Tuesdays.

Fact: The entire palace has three floors in total along with a beautiful marble staircase. Make sure that you witness all three of them.
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Chiesa Della Madonna Dell’Orto
A fine example of Italian Gothic architecture, Chiesa Della Madonna Dell’Orto is one of the best kept Places to visit in Venice. Constructed with elegant red bricks, the church is adorned with a magnificent facade, well-maintained cloister, elegant statue, a bell tower and a dome. 

Besides this, Venetian Renaissance painter Tintoretto was also buried inside the temple. You can witness two of his paintings hanging there for public display; Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple and Last Judgement. You must also note an empty space in the church where a third painting by the artist was kept but later it was stolen in the year 1993.

Location: Cannareggio, 3512, 30121 Venezia VE, Italy

Entry Fee (Only if applicable): 3 euros

Timings (Only If any): 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM from Monday to Saturday and 12:00 noon to 05:00 PM on Sundays.

Fact: Please visit the church as soon as it opens to escape the crowded hours.
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Santa Maria Gloriosa Dei Frari
Though it took nearly a hundred years to get in shape, Santa Maria Gloriosa Dei Frari is indeed the most impressive church and one of the valued Venice Tourist Places. The exterior of the church is extremely plain and yet tasteful, which contrasts with the super majestic interiors it possesses.

The church is built in Italian Gothic architecture style with a life-size facade on its outer. In fact, the insides of the church are also unique with a large central nave, double aisles and seven apsidal chapels. Unlike the Italian design of the outsides, the insides of the church possess Franciscan-Gothic Style which came into existence while its re-modelling.

Location: San Polo, 3072, 30125 Venezia VE, Italy

Entry Fee (Only if applicable): €3

Timings (Only If any): 07:30 AM to 07:00 PM from Monday to Saturday and 08:30 AM to 07:00 PM on Sundays.

Fact: There is a tomb inside the church dedicated to Antonio Canova as well as some paintings by some renowned artists too.
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Jewish Museum
Cuddled between two ancient Venetian synagogues, Jewish Museum was established in 1953 by the Jewish Community of Venice and ever since is counted among the valuable Places to visit in Venice. The museum has very rich artefacts to be displayed for the public like precious objects, vital examples of goldsmith and textile from the era between the 16th and 19th century.

Besides this, you would also spot a wide selection of ancient books and manuscripts related to the Jewish community. Moreover, the museum is divided into two areas out of which the first houses the artefacts related to the Jewish festivals and other objects which helped in liturgy and the second displays the rich collection of valuable textile.

Location: Campo di Ghetto Nuovo, 2902/b, 30121 Venezia VE, Italy

Entry Fee (Only if applicable): 8 euros

Timings (Only If any): 10:00 AM to 07:00 PM on all days of the week except Saturday.

Fact: All the artefacts are displayed in a way to enhance the experience of the visitors and make it turn into an educational tour.
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Scuola Grande Di San Rocco

Situated in Venice, Italy, the Scuola Grande Di San Rocco is a unique site renowned for its collection of paintings by Tintoretto who was commissioned to provide paintings which are preserved  and untouched. Almost all the work is by Tintoretto, his assistant and his son Domenico, some of his main works include Sala terrena, sala superiore, sala dell’albergo.

There are over 60 paintings, paintings by Titian and Palma il Giovane who are renowned artists,  are also present. It is located next to the church of San Rocco, which consists of the remains of saints. It is a beautiful white building with a royal exterior and colourful artwork around the windows and entrance door. There are some important sites inside where some of the finest art can be seen that include  the main entrance hall, the medical museum and the ancient library.

The rooms look elegant and royal with the beautiful golden and blue carvings on the walls and ceiling. Melodious music is also an important part of scuola, musicians such as Giovanni Gabrielli, Starvinsky were employed to play music. Visitors get attracted by the melodious music which is played there in the hall. It is a must visit site which appeals to everyone.

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Santa Maria Della Salute
Nestled near the entrance to the Grand Canal, Santa Maria Della Salute boasts for being among the Venice Tourist Places with elegant Baroque architecture. Adorned with white stones and high domes the monument displays a mesmerising picture of itself under the bright sun.

Also, the exteriors are further adorned with some intricate carvings which enhances the elegance of the building. The interiors are laden with marble flooring with a black dot at the centre which is believed to be radiating healing energy. Moreover, it is flooded with filtered sunlight penetrating through the disks of pale-tinted glasses fixed in the high dome.

However, the centre of attention is the carefully carved baroque high altar along with a Cretan icon of Madonna of Good Health of 12th century. Also, you could witness the beautiful painting of The Descent of the Holy Spirit by Titian on the side altar near the entrance.

Location: Dorsoduro, 1, 30123 Venezia VE, Italy

Entry Fee (Only if applicable): Although entry to the church is free but you will have to pay €4 for adults and €2 for students to enter the art-slung sacristy 

Timings (Only If any): The site remains open from 09:30 AM to 12:00 noon and then from 03:00 PM to 05:30 PM on all days of the week.

Fact: Do note the painting and the alter inside as they are a valuable possession of the site.
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Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Located between the Santa Maria della Salute and the Gallerie dell’Accademia, Peggy Guggenheim Collection is one of the important Places to visit in Venice and most vital museums of Italy. The museum is dedicated to the modern art of European and American art from the first half of the 20th century.

You can spot various paintings by distinct renowned artists from that era including Max Ernst, Jackson Pollock, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali. Also, in the middle of the museum you will find a personal collection of paintings created by Peggy Guggenheim herself. 

Location: Dorsoduro, 701-704, 30123 Venezia VE, Italy

Entry Fee (Only if applicable):
- Adults: €15
- Senior visitors over 65 yrs.: €13
- Students under 26 yrs.: €9 (with current student ID)
- Children under 10 yrs., members: free

Timings (Only If any): The place is open from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM on all days of the week except Tuesdays.

Fact: All these paintings range from styles like Cubism, Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism and more.
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Murano is a Venetian lagoon situated about 1.5 km North of Venice and is a group of seven islands linked with bridges and canals. The island is famous among tourists for its unique style of glass making which dates back to the 10th century. As per the story, the Venetian rulers banned glassmaking across Venice fearing that the furnace used to make glass might cause a dangerous fire across the island and so, moved all the glassmakers to Murano. However, the island made a great name and good money as the sophisticated glass items were a sign of luxury and royalty. The elite class as well as the royalty purchased glass items from Murano and made it a style statement.

As a tourist, visiting Murano you can experience this stunning technique of artistic glass making by going to the glass factories, art showrooms as well as attending the expert workshops on Murano glass making by the glass masters. However, if you are checking out your exploration options in Murano beyond just glass making, the island certainly holds more to it with the architectural richness of historical sites, churches, European architecture.

Just not that, the floating island houses many modern day cafes by the sea side with the venetain view making it a pretty destination to go to. Some of the activities you can participate in during your visit to Murano are enrolling in a master class of glass making, touring across the island learning about their life and culture and also giving the venetian cuisine a taste.

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Venetian Arsenal
Possessing the classic style of Byzanthine architecture, Venetian Arsenal is one of the world’s first and biggest industrial compounds as well as one of the well preserved Venice Tourist Places. Started to take its shape in 1104, the factory served the purpose of a shipyard and a place to keep the armories in its initial years after its construction. A

ll these were kept safe in order to use them against the enemies during the wars. The entire monument is spread across 110 hectares of land which is guarded by high walls to ensure that it could be kept away from the public view. However, even now you can not enter the premises of the building but strolling around it and admiring the excellent architecture is one of the favourite things of the visitors.

Location: 30122 Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

Entry Fee (Only if applicable): Not applicable

Timings (Only If any): 24 hours

Fact: You can not enter the building but it is highly recommended to take some pictures with this picturesque building in the backdrop.
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Santi Giovanni E Paolo
Consecrated in the year 1430, Santi Giovanni E Paolo is a beautiful masterpiece presenting Italian Gothic style of architecture. Constructed using red bricks, it is a resting place of various noblemen, statesman, military commanders, renowned artists and many more.

So, you will be able to spot some beautifully ornate tombs which have also earned the church a nickname which is ‘Pantheon of Venice.’ However, the Italian-Gothic exteriors are classically simple and the interiors are totally opposite to it making it fall among the magnificent Places to visit in Venice.

It is so much more magnified by using plentiful colorful artwork, decorated main alter using polyptych along with a number of works of the notable local artists.

Location: Castello, 6363, 30122 Venezia VE, Italy

Entry Fee (Only if applicable): You will have to pay €3.50 to enter the place.

Timings (Only If any): 07:30 AM to 06:30 PM on all days of the week.

Fact: Do not judge the interiors of the building by its exteriors.
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Venetian Ghetto
Originally a small cramped ghetto for Jews refugees, Venetian Ghetto is a brilliant colony to be witnessed by the tourists. The place root back to 1516 on March 29th, when the Italians were replaced by Jews within a week. They were forced to reside in this area after a lot of rents and restrictions imposed on them.

However, this was still a better place than others where they were forced to change their religion. Since then, Venetian Ghetto was an open prison until the city was seized and the gates were turned down by the Napoleons in 1797.

However, because the Jews felt privileged to have this place, they constructed two synagogues along with various other monuments. Tourists visit to witness the world’s first open prison and Jewish vibes at this Tourist attraction in Venice .

Location: Cannaregio, Italy

Entry Fee (Only if applicable): Not Applicable

Timings (Only If any): Not Applicable

Fact: In the present times, unlike the old times, there is no particular boundary which could suggest the starting or ending of the ghetto.
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Lido Di Venezia

Lido di Venezia is a 7-mile long barrier island that is considered to be the most renowned summer destination in Venice. It is a vibrant island with an interesting history and is known worldwide for its beautiful beaches. Importantly, the Venice International Film Festival is held here every year in the last week of August and the first week of September, which is the oldest International Film Festival in the world.

Apart from being the bolthole of famous celebrities and European aristocrats Lido Di Venezia is also known for its groomed beaches where you can enjoy the sand, surf and the sun. This island also houses a golf club against the mesmerizing backdrop of poplars and pines where you can play the royal game. Lido is also dotted with ancient buildings and canals that will give you a mini experience of the city of Venice. If you wish to gamble then Lido also has some of the most renowned casinos where you can try your luck.

If you visit Venice, you should definitely make time to visit Lido di Venezia. The island also has several great hotels and resorts that offer the perfect option for an exciting getaway. The food available here is also amazing; there is a healthy mix of fine dining restaurants with the quaint bakeries and classically Italian pizzerias. It is a must-visit for anyone who wants to see a different side of Venice far away from the hustle and bustle.

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Rialto Market
Eradicating appetite since seven centuries, Rialto Market is always brimming with the seasonal fresh produce spreading its vibrant hues across the area. To get the best vibe of it, it is highly suggested to come as soon as it opens and you will be amazed to witness piles of organic, colourful and freshest harvest of the town.

All these include peaches, cherries, artichokes, red chicory, Sant’Erasmo castraure, radicchio trevisano, asparagus and much more. If you hit here in the right season, then you might get to witness some splendid variety of fish too.

Location: Sestiere San Polo, 30125 Venezia VE, Italy

Entry Fee (Only if applicable): Not Applicable

Timings (Only If any): The Rialto Market opens as early as 07:30 AM and remains open as late as 12:00 PM.

Fact: The market is situated near the Rialto Bridge whose construction began as early as 1588 in Venice. It is a beautiful example of an arch bridge which must be visited to get a view of some beautiful Venice sightseeing places.
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Ponte Dell’Accademia
Built as a temporary replacement for an iron bridge of 1854, Ponte Dell’Accademia took its arch shape like a cat’s back in the year 1933. It is an elegant wooden footbridge used by the natives ever since. However, the tourists get attracted towards the bridge not only because of its classic beauty but also for the panoramic views of the Laguna and Santa Maria de Salute.

One could also use it to cross the Grand Canal as it connects sestiere with Dorsoduro. However, the insider fact is that this Tourist attraction in Venice you can see now was constructed in the year 1985. As the bridge was crumbling into pieces half a century later, a competition was held to come up with a new design for the new bridge.

However, nobody won and an exact replica of the already existing bridge replaced it. Since then, the bridge has been renovated and restored whenever needed.

Location: 30100 Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

Entry Fee (Only if applicable): Not Applicable 

Timings (Only If any): Not Applicable

Fact: Ponte Dell’Accademia is situated 1 minute walk away from the Gallerie dell’Accademia.
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Bridge of Sighs
Bridge of Sighs in Venice is one of the architectural marvels which bring out the feelings of contemplation, confinement and freedom at the same time. The bridge known in Italian as Ponte dei Sospiri was built in 1600 to connect  Doge’s Palace to the New Prison and today, as a worldwide tourist attraction, it connects past to the present.

The Bridge of Sigh was designed by Antonio Contino and it was the last vestibule that offered a view of the outside world to the convicts before their incarceration or execution. Today, hundreds and thousands of tourists are drawn to the historical bridge for not just being part of history, feel emotions of condemned prisoners but also to affirm the everlasting love and romance of the couples.

This might seem awkward to correlate with the history of the bridge, but, it is said that, if lovers kiss under the bridge while boating in Venetian Gondola at sunset while St Mark’s bells ringing, their love and happiness is granted eternally. 

The bridge remains a government property even today, yet thousands of tourists approach by boat and admire the beauty of its architecture. The bridge can be crossed on foot if you visit the Palace which gives an excellent spot to take photographs of the canal, city and the bridge.
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San Giorgio Maggiore
One of the most photographed sites of Venice, San Giorgio Maggiore is a classic church built on a distant island with the same name. The facade of the church is built using excellent white marble which gives this church an elegant look.

This contrasts with the colourful interiors which are very spacious and filled with natural light in the daytime. The choir and the high altar is separated with some columns giving it an amazing look. The three floors of the church are flooding with renowned paintings like ‘The Last Supper,’ ‘The Entombment of Christ,’ ‘The Fall of Manna,’ ‘Madonna enthroned with Saints’ and much more.

Lastly, you could reach the top of the basilica to witness a beautiful view of the main island.

Location: San Giorgio Maggiore, 30100 Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

Entry Fee (Only if applicable): No charges

Timings (Only If any): 07:00 AM to 06:00 PM on all days of the week

Fact: Do visit the nearby Venice sightseeing places while you visit the church as it is situated on a totally separate island.
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Ca’ D’Oro
Ca’D’Oro is a Palace on the Grand Canal in Venice, northern Italy and has been famous for decades for its opulent architecture and refined style. The Palace came to be known as the “golden house” for it’s lavishly adorned polychrome walls and gilded balconies, it’s a mesmerising location and all the wonderful collection of fine arts.

Present-day Ca’ D’Oro serves as one of the best and intriguing spaces for tourists to understand the grand architectural styles of the Venetian period.

The Palace of Ca’ D’Oro was designed by Giovanni and Bartolomeo Bon, two conceptual architects of their time. They built the ethereal architecture between 1428 and 1430 for the Contarini Family, one of the most important and wealthiest families in Venice. This family alone provided 8 Dukes, and donated generously to the state of Venice.

The Palace has always been a symbol of higher stature, with its iconic gothic style that has been replicated throughout the city of venice, tourists visiting the Palace are always amazed by its attention to detail and its perfect location. 

The Palazzo is situated in one of the most visited spots in Venice, overlooking the grand canal and ancient bridges such as Rialto, which connects to other local markets famous for fruits, vegetables, and souvenirs. Apart from its royal existence in the history of architectural genres, the palace is also serving as one of the most unique Galleries which is inhabited by works by great artists such as Picasso, Rembrandt and many more.
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Torcello Island
Although there are very few residents on the island, Torcello Island is still busy in the summers bustling with tourists witnessing all the amazing Places to see in Venice. The island is brimming with a lot of options from the past which includes Basilica di Santo Maria Assunta which has Venetian-Byzantine mosaics and gives views of the Burano from its top which is the bell tower.

You shall also visit the Ponte del Diavolo which is a classic stone bridge with no parapets. Besides these, there is a seat made out of stone called Trono di Attila, a marble throne called Attila’s Throne, Palazzo del Consiglio which is a gothic style government seat and Torcello; Museum which houses artefacts from the Medieval age.

Location: Torcello Island, Venice

Entry Fee (Only if applicable): Not Applicable

Timings (Only If any): Not Applicable

Fact: It is an island and entry charges and timings vary from place to place to wish to visit on the island. So, please confirm that with your tour guide or a local beforehand.
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A small city which has colourful houses and a small water stream going between them and instead of cars, each house is accompanied by a small boat. This is not a fairytale or Disney world, but it is Burano, an island in Venice housing the fishermen community of Venice.

It is known for having houses painted with some of the brightest neon colours existing in the world. Also, people love to come to the island to relish on the fresh and juicy seafood served by the casual eateries on the island. The town is also famous for its lace products, butter cookies called ‘bussolai buranelli’ and lastly Chiesa di San Martino, an ancient 17-th century bell tower.

Location: Burano, Island in Venice

Entry Fee (Only if applicable): No Applicable

Timings (Only If any): Not Applicable

Fact: It is one of those Places to see in Venice which is worth capturing in your camera so do not forget to take that along. Also, the island belongs to the fishermen so do make sure to relish on the seafood.
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  1. What are romantic places to visit in Venice?

    1. Dorsoduro: A quainter and tranquil part of the city, the small town of Dorsoduro offers an authentic ambiance, which oozes love from its core. Besides roaming here and there, you and your beloved can also treat yourselves with some Italian delicacies to take in the authentic bohemian vibe.

    2. Doge’s Palace:
    One of the famous historical places of Italy, the Doge's Palace, and its flashy interiors are definitely a must-visit prospect for the couples as well as families!

    3. The Rialto Bridge:
    Enjoy an eye-catching view of the canal as well as its bright surroundings while taking a stroll on the Rialto Bridge. Make sure to come hereafter midnight to feel the uncanny romantic vibe of this beautiful location. 

    4. Alberoni Beach:
    If you want to make your trip a little bit more romantic and unforgettable, then make sure to go to Alberoni Beach and watch the sunset together.
  2. What are the best places to visit in Venice at night?

    1. Teatro La Fenice: Your trip to the beautiful city of Venice would be incomplete if you do not watch any of the opera shows at all. So, while you are in the city, make sure to visit Teatro La Fenice and soothe your eyes by watching some of the best drama shows in the world.
    2. St. Marks Square: During the nighttime, the officials light up the lights of the St. Marks Square, which, in turn, makes it look almost out of the world. So, if you do visit here, then make sure to click some good pictures to keep the grand view with yourself forever.
    3. Terrazza Danieli: Have a dine with your loved one in the Terrazza Dine and get the chance of savoring not only the popular Italian dishes but also the eye-soothing view of Venice itself. 
    4. Zattere: If you are feeling bored, or, just want to untangle your thoughts, then, make sure to visit the town of Zattere and take a stroll on the calm streets.    

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