The Island of San Giorgio Maggiore (view from the Piazetta)
San Giorgio Maggiore is today a venue for conferences and cultural events. If you have time, do not hesitate to visit the homonymous church. The interior hosts canvases by Tintoretto, Palma the Younger and Jacopo Bassano. The island was abandoned in 1807, following the suppression by Napoleon of religious orders.
A piece of history
Each street corner is the witness to the centenary history of Venice and reveals some hidden treasures.
The Castello district offers a picturesque and sincere view of Venice. Deserted of the tourists, it is necessary to go there in order to be invaded by this sweetness which makes the charm of Venice.
Sunset in Venice
This scene represents all Venice alone. The canal, the boat, the hanging clothes ... Hang a piece of Italy at home and enjoy the break.
The awaykening of Venice
To enjoy Venice, you have to know how to get up early, take the time to admire and breathe the atmosphere of the place. The story is omnipresent and it feels like walking in an open air museum.
The door and the shadows
The shadows are encrusted in the facade and give an almost abstract dimension to the photo. The skull on the top of the door contrasts with the romanticism of Venetian architecture.
The Doge's Palace
The two main façades overlook the Piazetta and the waterfront respectively. Look at the perforated character of the double series of arcades. The corner sculptures are attributed to Filippo Calendario or to Lombard artists such as members of the Raverti or Bregno families.
Lost in the city
It is easy to have trouble finding the right way in Venice, but more difficult to really get lost. If you see a gondola at the corner of an alley, be reassured, you must not be far from the tourist center ..
St Mark Square
The procuratie Vecchie strech for 152 meters on a portico of 50 arches to which correspond 100 windows on the two floors above. The construction began in 1582 and was concluded in the mid-seventeenth century by Baldassare Longhena. Napoleon converted the upper floors into his Royal Palace.
The Venetians regularly hang their clothes in the narrow streets of Venice. This tradition contributes to the charm of a romantic walk away from the tourist fervor.
Sunset on the Grand Canal
Also called Canalazzo by the Venetians, it is the main waterway of the city. It was the route taken by vessels since the Middle Ages. As the area gradually became residential, magnificent palazzi began to appear on the banks, mostly between the twelfth and the eighteenth centuries.
Printed in giant format, this old door will give your interior a touch of originality while highlighting the charm of the old. The precision of the details will make this door more real than life.
If you can, go to Torcello, an island in the northern lagoon of Venice, which was the most populated before being ravaged by malaria. You can visit the Cathedral Santa Maria Assunta, built in 635 and admire the golden mozaïques located in the apses.
The bridge of the Academy
The Academy Gallery occupies the building of the Scuola Grande di Santa Maria della Carita. The museum hosts the most extensive collection of Venetian Art, ranging from Bellini, Giorgione, Veronese, Tintoretto, Tiziano, Tiepolo, to Longhi.
The triangular form of the customs house point located in the background separates the Grand Canal from the Giudecca Canal and hosts the seventheenth century building of the Sea Customs House where the cargoes of ships that arrived in Venice were inspected.
If you want to admire the Rialto bridge, you will have to get up early in the morning at the risk of seeing this image spoiled by the excessive presence of tourists.
This lion can be seen at the Arsenal. The name comes from an Arabic word defining a "house of industry". It was the heart of the Venetian naval industry from the twelfth century onwards.
Anarchy in history
The street art contrasts with the centuries-old architecture of Venice. The city hosts many artists who do not hesitate to express their talent in the heart of the city.
The black clothes
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Early morning on the Rialto Bridge
This worker was probably going to the Rialto fish market. This part of the city, next to the bridge, was always devoted to the daily green market and fish market.