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Due to the almost complete absence of motorised transport in Venice the city is generally considered to be one of the most tranquil in the world.

 

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Venice is defined by its canals and waterways, with many streets seeing water replace tarmac as the transport medium. Venice is particularly noted for its stunning architecture and deep artistic roots. The entire city is made up of six separate quarters which are populated by over 100 separate islands, 150 canals and over 400 bridges, a fascinating city like no other in the world. Venice is typically travelled in a Gondola, a style of boat typical to the city, a romantic way to explore the enigmatic city in all its splendour.

Located on the Adriatic Sea in northeast Italy, many people consider Venice - along with Paris - to be one of the most romantic cities in the world. Venice is built on 118 small islands that are connected by a maze of canals, bridges, and winding streets. The "City of Water" has inspired countless writers and artists and is a favorite destination for honeymooning couples throughout the world. Behind every corner of the city, a scene worthy of a postcard reveals itself.

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You might think that if you've seen one Venice bridge, you've seen them all, but each one is indeed unique, and some in particular are worth seeking out. The Rialto Bridge is Venice's most famous bridge. This grand stone arch is the oldest of three bridges that span the Grand Canal and is an iconic symbol of Venice.

Next to the Rialto Bridge, the Bridge of Sighs is Venice's second most famous bridge. The Bridge of Sighs connects the old prisons to the interrogation rooms in the adjacent Doge's Palace and was the last view of Venice prisoners had before being locked up. The bridge's official name is the Ponte dei Sospiri, but it was given its poetic name by Lord Byron in the 19 th century to reflect the despair that the prisoners must have felt as they caught the last glimpses of their beloved city.

 

 
 
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