Top 5 Things Not To Miss While Visiting Venice By Digitourist

5. Venice Kayak – Venezia – Italy

Venice is the most spectacular city in the world, unique in every conceivable way. There is no other place like it, with similar atmosphere, history, tradition, food and splendour.

Venice is the daughter of the lagoon like Venus of the sea. In Venice boats mean more than cars, canals more than roads, and the only way one can say to have experienced the real Venice, is to have meandered the canals of the city and the lagoon by boat, and what better way to do that than by kayak.

Venice Kayak – Venezia – Italy

4. Scuola Grande Arciconfraternita San Rocco – Venezia – Italy

In 1564 the painter Tintoretto was commissioned to provide paintings for the Scuola Grande Arciconfraternita San RoccoAll the works in the building are by him,  they were executed between 1564 and 1587. Works in the sala terra are in homage to the Virgin Mary, and concentrate on episodes from her life. In the sala superiore, works on the ceiling are from the Old Testament, and on the walls from the New Testament. Together, they show the biblical story from Fall to Redemption.

Scuola Grande Arciconfraternita San Rocco
Scuola Grande Arciconfraternita San Rocco

3. Basilica di San Marco e Piazza San Marco – Venezia – Italy

the Basilica Cattedrale Patriarcale di San Marco  is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice. It is the most famous of the city’s churches and one of the best known examples of Italo-Byzantine architecture.  Originally it was the chapel of the Doge, and has only been the city’s cathedral since 1807, when it became the seat of the Patriarch of Venice, archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice, formerly at San Pietro di Castello.

For its opulent design, gold ground mosaics, and its status as a symbol of Venetian wealth and power

Basilica di San Marco e Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco e Piazza San Marco

2. Museo Correr – Venezia – Italy

The Correr Museum occupies the the south side of St Mark’s Square in Venice, and offers a wide selection of artworks covering the history and masterpieces of Venice. Originally donated to the city by Teodoro Correr in 1830, the collections have since been expanded with important pieces from several famous Venetian families. The collections include portraits, maps, coins of the Venetian Republic and mediaeval armour and weaponry.

Museo Correr - Venezia - Italy
Museo Correr – Venezia – Italy

1.Ca’Rezzonico – Venezia – Italy

The Ca’Rezzonico, dedicated to exploring and explaining 18th century Venice, is perhaps one of the lesser-known museums in the city. It’s also one of the most important and the most intriguing, offering a glimpse behind the scenes of life in Venice’s great days. The chequered history of the Ca’Rezzonico — passing from hand to hand as families grew wealthy then fell from power — is a micro-history of Venice itself.

It is a place of art, collections and history combined that reveals a story

Ca’Rezzonico – Venezia – Italy

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