Venice Attractions

Top points of interest, famous places and things to see in Venice

Canals of Venice
Venice, Italy, is known to be one of the most magical place on earth. Sitting in the Adriatic Sea like a vision (especially if one first approaches it ...>
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Piazza San Marco
The emperor Napoleon supposedly described it as "the finest drawing room in all of Europe" and if you visit Piazza San Marco in Venice, it's easy to agree ...>
7.6/10
St. Mark's Basilica
The Basilica di San Marco ("St. Mark's Basilica" in English), right next to St. Mark's Square and near the Doge's Palace, is the most famous of Venice's ...>
7.6/10
Doge's Palace
One of the biggest attractions in Venice is the spectacular Doge's Palace, also known as the Palazzo Ducale. Much of the present building dates from the ...>
7.5/10
Rialto Bridge
One of the four bridges spanning the Grand Canal in Venice, the Rialto Bridge is the oldest and serves as the dividing line between the San Marco and San ...>
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Ca' d'Oro (Palazzo Santa Sofia)
Officially titled Palazzo Santa Sofia, the Ca’ d’Oro (or “Golden House”) is one of the oldest palaces on Venice’s Grand Canal. It was nicknamed ...>
7/10
Teatro La Fenice
Considered one of "the most famous and renowned landmarks in the history of Italian theatre”, Teatro La Fenice is an opera house in the heart of Venice. ...>
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The Iconic Gondola
An iconic symbol of Venice, gondolas are a traditional, flat-bottomed rowing boat that was once the preferred means for Venetians to get around the city’s ...>
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Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Dating to the 16th century, the Scuola Grande di San Rocco is one of the most beautiful buildings in Venice. It was constructed from white marble to house ...>
7/10
Ca' Rezzonico
Located on the Grand Canal in the Dorsoduro sestiere, Palazzo Rezzonico (also known as Ca' Rezzonico) is an opulent palace that provides a fascinating ...>
7/10
Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Situated on the Campo dei Frari in the heart of the San Polo district, the Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari is one of the most important churches ...>
7/10
Torcello Island
Considered the “parent island” of Venice, Torcello lies at the northern end of the Venetian Lagoon. It was first settled in the 5th century, developing ...>
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Santa Maria dei Miracoli
Nicknamed the “marble church”, Santa Maria dei Miracoli is one of the best-preserved examples of early Venetian Renaissance architecture. It was designed ...>
7/10
Lido di Venezia
Separating the Venetian Lagoon from the Adriatic Sea, the Lido di Venezia is a 12-kilometer-long strip of sand that is considered Europe’s first beach ...>
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Colonna di San Marco e San Teodoro
Located overlooking the water in Piazza San Marco, the Colonna di San Marco e San Teodoro are two columns topped with bronze and marble statues that honor ...>
7/10
Campanile di San Marco
One of the most iconic landmarks in Venice, the Campanile di San Marco is the soaring bell tower of St. Mark’s Basilica. It stands alone in a corner ...>
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Torre dell'Orologio
Towering on the northern side of Piazza San Marco near the entrance to the Merceria, the Torre dell’Orologio adjoins the eastern end of the Procuratie ...>
7/10
Santi Giovanni e Paolo
One of the largest churches in Venice, Santi Giovanni e Paolo is located in the Castello sestiere and was built on the remains of an earlier church. Doge ...>
7/10
Campo Santa Margherita
Situated near the University of Venice, Campo Santa Margherita is a prominent city square in the Dorsoduro sestiere. It is named after a church that once ...>
7/10
Campo San Barnaba
Located in the lively Dorsoduro sestiere of Venice, Campo San Barnaba is a small square named after the San Barnaba Church. This Neoclassical church was ...>
7/10
Murano
21. Murano 2.5 star rating
Renowned for its long tradition of glassmaking, Murano is a series of seven islands linked by bridges in the Venetian Lagoon. Jump aboard a vaporetto and ...>
7/10
Bridge of Sighs
The Bridge of Sighs is a limestone bridge in Venice that connects the Prison to the Palazzo Ducale (Doge's Palace). It crosses the Rio di Palazzo canal.The ...>
6.6/10
Santa Maria della Salute
Positioned on the narrow Punta della Dogana that lies between the Grand Canal and the Giudecca Canal, Santa Maria della Salute is a Roman Catholic church ...>
6.6/10
Museum of Naval History & Arsenal
Established by the Italian Royal Navy in 1919 (just after the end of World War I), the Museo Storico Navale (Museum of Naval History) is located in the ...>
6.6/10
Gallerie dell'Accademia
Dedicated to pre-19th-century art, the Gallerie dell’Accademia is one of Venice’s most famous art museums. It’s situated on the southern bank of ...>
6.6/10
Palazzo Pisani Moretta
Nestled between Palazzo Tiepolo and Palazzo Barbarigo della Terrazza on the banks of the Grand Canal, Palazzo Pisani Moretta is a historic 15th-century ...>
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