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Top 5 places to explore in Venice

The city is located in northeastern Italy sited on a group of 118 small islands. All the islands are separated by canals and are linked by bridges.Venice is famous for the beauty of its setting,
India TV News Desk March 01, 2015 10:36 IST
India TV News Desk

The city is located in northeastern Italy sited on a group of 118 small islands. All the islands are separated by canals and are linked by bridges.

Venice is famous for the beauty of its setting, its architecture and its artworks.

Today, there are numerous attractions such as St Mark's Basilica, the Grand Canal, and the Piazza San Marco.

Venice is also known as ‘City of Water', ‘City of Masks', ‘City of Bridges', ‘The Floating City' and ‘City of Canals'. Italian journalist, writer and politician, Luigi Barzini, described it in The New York Times as ‘undoubtedly the most beautiful city built by man'.

Venice has also been described by the Times Online as being one of Europe's most romantic cities.
It is one of the most interesting and lovely places in the world. A visit to this Italian city is like walking into a painting.