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Canals of Venice
Canals of Venice

Canals of Venice

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Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Historic Site
Ranked #7 in Venice things to do
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Venice, Italy
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Navigation along the 150 canals of venice is a great experience. By gondola or by private watertaxi, you will enjoy the endless variations of styles, colors, atmospheres...The ... Read more
oldest houses are about 800 hundred years old. You'll be cocooned by the silence of this liquid labyrinth and you'll recognise movies locations!

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Navigation along the 150 canals of venice is a great experience. By gondola or by private watertaxi, you will enjoy the endless variations of styles, colors, atmospheres...The oldest houses are about 800 hundred years old. You'll be cocooned by the silence of this liquid labyrinth and you'll recognise movies locations!

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Prague, Czech Republic

Inmersive experience like a time travel. Impressive, and with no comparison. Loved it.

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Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Santa Croce and San Marco may be the most popular areas of Venice, but I really enjoyed exploring the lesser-known neighborhoods. Give yourself time to wander and find the less congested, beautiful canals of the city.

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Brooklyn, New York State, USA

Only way to appreciate Venice is via these canals whether public ferry , gondola or water taxi!

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Magical! The Canals of Venice are what make this city so incredible. Even more beautiful than I ever could have imagined.

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Cambridge

I love the canals. Apparently they're pretty stinky through large parts of the year, but even with that-- they're awesome alternatives to roads.

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Calgary, Canada

If you love Venice, you have to love the canals. The variety and beauty of the different canals seems endless.

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Menlo Park

The best and only way to get a real view of the city is by taking a private tour of the Grand Canal! YOu will be able to fully appreciate the luxury and oppulance of the grand dame of Italy!!!!!!!

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Cocoa, Florida

The Canals of Venice are called Rios and there are over one hundred and fifty of them in Venice. In order to enjoy these canals, you need to rent out a gondola, and look and listen to the beauty that transpires.

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München, Deutschland

There's no chance you can miss the canals of Venice, since they're everywhere :D and that's what makes Venice as remarkable as it is. I love the atmosphere with all the canals, the bridges and the old houses.

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Bedford, New Hampshire, USA

Well you can't miss them, that's for sure! The canals are really what makes Venice the iconic city that it has become.

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Longmont, Colorado, USA

Do you know why Venice is surrounded and infused by water? The city was originally a creation of the Byzantines, who tried to reconquer Italy during the 6th century AD. Eventually the Byzantines were flushed out and the colony of Venice, which was then located on the mainland, was isolated. At the onset of the Lombard invasions the Venetians realized they could not withstand a direct assault so they retreated to the marshes, building a city in the lagoon on wooden pilings driven into the mud. The Venetians knew their water ways and were expert sailors and so the city was able to survive and thrive without a large standing army. So the city you see today is more less and an entirely man made creation.

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New York City, New York State, USA

One of the best ways to experience Venice is in a boat. I've done it in a taxi and in a Gondola and both were incredible. There's no other way to really see all of the architecture and beautiful decay of this city.

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Brasília, Brazil

Beautiful city to visit. Lots of places to visit and things to do. Great food, music concerts, and handicraft shops. Must visit this city if you're in Italy.

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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

I loved this beautiful place so much I have been twice... the canals are all so different and unique.

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Pittsford (town), New York
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We were here in the middle of summer...The sun was bright and the temperature was very hot. Despite rumors to the contrary, the canals did not smell! If only I were an artist, I would love to paint canal scenes. It is so beautiful here.

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Great fun

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United States

The ultimate commercialized water town :D

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Volgograd

this place is amaizing! on my opinion, to visit venice better in summer!:)

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Tallinn, Estonia

Stunning place.

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