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Culture, food and gelato - 3 weeks in Bella Italia

Culture, food and gelato - 3 weeks in Bella Italia

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Old Jun 12, 19, 12:38 pm
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Venice: Campanile di San Marco

We stood in front of the Campanile and as there was no line we decided to go up (they have an escalator).


From above we enjoyed great views.












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Old Jun 12, 19, 6:07 pm
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Ferragamo garment bag in the wardrobe. You really love Italy!
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Old Jun 13, 19, 1:30 am
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Originally Posted by hugolover View Post
Ferragamo garment bag in the wardrobe. You really love Italy!
Well, it wasnīt a Ferragamo inside, the bag is only very convenient. But you are correct, nearly all my suits are from Italy.

P.S. Great eyes
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Venice: Doge's Palace

The Doge's Palace is one of the top-sights in Venice and nearly everyone will know the facade.


The entrance was crowded and the line for ticket holders not that much shorter

The courtyard



At the Doge's appartement were a Canaletto exhibition, here some impressions:




The interior is opulent
























Beside the state sooms there are also other, not so comfortable Rooms on the other side of the canal. But first a view from the Bridge of Sighs.

The Prison





View on the Bridge of Sighs
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I hate undercooked bacon!!!!
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I find these meridian lines in churches absolutely fascinating!
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Venice: Riva

The Riva is the promenade of Venice

with the Monument to Victor Emmanuel II

In the back you can see Santa Maria della Pietā, the facade is covered.
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Venice: Santa Maria della Pietā

The church is today a museum as Vivaldi worked in the predecessor church. The actual church was build from 1745 to 1902.

The ceiling was frescoed by Tiepolo.
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Venice: San Canzian

San Canzian is a baroque church in the sestiere.
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Venice: Santi Apostoli

Santi Apostoli dates back to the 7th century.

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Originally Posted by LinLant View Post
I hate undercooked bacon!!!!
I hate Bacon in general But I agree, if you serve it, it must be crispy.
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Venice: San Marco Museums

If you now expect something about the church San Marco or its museum you are too, early. Sorry.
At Piazza San Marco are some museums, which share one entrance. In fact you donīt sometimes not excactly know in which museum you are at the moment. It is Museo Correr, the Archaeological Museum and the monumental rooms of Biblioteca Marciana.
You start at Museo Correr.











Now obviously the biblioteca.




Next came the archaeological museum, not so sure if the weapons belonged to it.:




This hall is again part of the biblioteca:

From the windows we could see a full Piazza San Marco, it was an event of the university.

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Venice: San Zaccaria

San Zaccaria is only a few steps away from Piazza San Marco and was the church of a nunnery.
The facade:

The interior:




Most important artwork is Sacra Conversazione by Bellini.

The church has aslo a small museum.



Part of the museum is this chapel:

San Zaccaria is one of the few churches in Venice which have a crypt. I visited on one of the few days when it was even accessable.


In the crypt are buried 8 doges. I couldnīt make out the tombs.
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Venice: Scuola di San Giorgio degli Schiavoni

Scuola di San Giorgio degli Schiavoni is one of the historic scuole in Venice.

The room on the ground floor has paintings by Vittore Carpaccio.



A staircase leads to the upper floor.

The room on the upper floor has paintings by Palma il Giovane.


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Venice: San Giovanni Battista Gran Priorale

The small church belongs to the Ordine di Malta.

Painting by Bellini.
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