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The city of Venice , or Venezia in the Italian language, is located in Northern Italy on the Adriatic Sea and is the capitol of the region named Veneto and was historically an independent nation; it was known by many names, a few which are "the City of Water", "the City of Bridges" and "the Queen of the Adriatic".


City of Canals

Venice, Italy


The city stretches across one hundred and eighteen small islands and during the Middle Ages was a major maritime power from the thirteen hundreds to the seventeen hundreds and an important center of international commerce: with silk, grain, spices and art passing through the ports of this proud city.


Links to Our Visit to Venice

San Marco Square
More San Marco Square
San Marco Basilica
The Doge's Palace
The Grand Canal
More Grand Canal
Rialto Bridge

Links To Our Other Web Pages

Index Page
Civil War Photographs
Our House Pages
Norway Holiday
Stockholm Holiday
1998 Wales Holiday
2008 Wales Holiday
2008 England Holiday
2008 Portmeirion Holiday
2009 Rome Holiday
2010 Ireland Holiday
2011 Finland & Estonia
2013 Italy Holiday
2013 Sicily Holiday

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