Venice – City Guide


Venice

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Venice, a beautiful city located in north-east Italy. Venice is located in an archipelago at the mouth of the rivers Adige and Piave and is covered by 177 canals, 400 bridges and 118 islands. The historical center, fully pedestrian was isolated until 1846, when it was built the railway bridge.

The boats are the main means of transportation. Known for their stories, canals, museums and monuments, Venice is one of the most important cities in Europe for its rich and complex history. UNESCO has classified this splendid city as a World Heritage Site. A city very famous due to its international exhibitions, its casinos and the romanticism reveals that leads many couples to spend here their honeymoon. Venice has numerous tourist monuments fantastic and also restaurants and hotels for a wonderful stay 5 stars one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.

City Guides

  • Time Out Venice

http://www.timeout.com/venice/

Your critical guide to hotels, restaurants and going out in Venice.

Galleries

  • Contini Galleria d´Arte

http://www.timeout.com/venice/search/?tag_id=4287

Galleria d’arte Contini is point of reference for the international art market of the most prestigious names, intereted in in modern and contemporary painting and sculpture.

A very large space (by Venetian standards) stretching along both sides of the street, the Contini is home to a large selection of 20th-century art. International masters are exhibited next to world-renowned Italian artists. The Tuscan-born Continis have run sister galleries in Cortina d’Ampezzo for years.

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  • Ca’ Pesaro – Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna

http://capesaro.visitmuve.it/

The International Gallery of Modern Art, Ca ‘Pesaro, which houses important collections of paintings of the nineteenth and twentieth and sculptures, including masterpieces by Klimt, Chagall and remarkable works by Kandinsky, Klee, Moore and a wide selection works of Italian artists and a major office charts, offers an exhibition long 10/4 on the first floor of Palazzo Pesaro Ca ‘completely renovated in configuration and information appliances, and offers a fascinating and complex interpretation of the evolution of a period of history – artistic crucial.

This grandiose palazzo was built in the second half of the 17th century for the Pesaro family, to a project by Baldassare Longhena.

Hotels and Resorts

  • Hotel Danieli

http://www.danielihotelvenice.com/

The hosting becomes an experience, not just for luxury, but the charm of who occupies  palaces of centuries XIV, XIX and XX decorated with a profusion of glass and Murano chandeliers, antique rugs, shiny marble columns, and works of art old screens.

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  • San Clemente Palace Hotel & Resort

http://www.sanclementepalacevenice.com/en/

The original monastery where San Clemente PalaceHotel & Resort now exists was home to a succession of religious orders and rebuilt by the Camaldolesi monks in 1645 with the financial assistance of Venetian nobility.

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Museums

  • Museo Correr

http://correr.visitmuve.it/

The Museum offers a variety of a fascinating insight into the art and history of Venice: racing through the first wing Napoleonic nineteenth century palace of kings and emperors, the sumptuous Neo-classical Rooms extensive collection of works by the greatest sculptor of ‘was Antonio Canova (1757-1822), from there it goes to the New Procuratie, designed by architect Vincenzo Scamozzi (1552-1616), who lived in important magistracies of the Venetian Republic. Here, the large rooms are illustrated various aspects of Venetian daily life so that institutions, from naval to local festivities begin here also displaying collections of ancient art, which are also ample space on the second floor, where you are staying the beautiful paintings that collects important works of art of Venice from its origins to the sixteenth century.

  • Museo Del Vetro

http://museovetro.visitmuve.it/

The collections on display on the first floor of the museum are arranged chronologically: In the archaeological section (mezzanine), which includes important Roman remains, between the first and third century after Christ, it is the largest historical collection of Murano glass pieces with the from the fifteenth and twentieth century, including the world-famous masterpieces.

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Spas

  • Spa Venice- Beauty Pleasure

http://www.spavenice.it/

Spa Venice consolidates the pairing of wellness and luxury, not intended as an expression of the superfluous but as an offering of the best of each element: indeed, in a modern society as dynamic as busy, well-being is in fact the only necessary luxury .

Showrooms

  • The Olivetti Showroom in Venice

http://blog.venice-tourism.com/2011/05/the-olivetti-showroom-in-venice/

Olivetti Showroom in Saint Mark Square houses the FAI – Fondo Ambiente Italiano, the National Trust for Italy.

After 12 years in which it was a shop, the space, conceived by Carlo Scarpa and regarded as one of the most inportant examples of the 20th cent. architecture in Venice, will host cultural events – conferences and exhibitions – and act as an information point for visitors investigating the history and art of Venice and the Veneto Region.

  • L´ISOLA ,the Carlo Moretti showroom in Venice

http://www.lisola.com/

L’ISOLA is the Carlo Moretti showroom in Venice. Besides normal sales to visitors in the city it also handles international sales and shipments placed online, by fax, telephone and email.

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Points of Interest

  • Ponte Rialto

http://viajeaqui.abril.com.br/estabelecimentos/italia-veneza-atracao-ponte-rialto

Previously, this beautiful bridge over the main channel of the city, the Grand Canal, was the only way to cross it, linking the district of San Marco and the San Paolo Santa Croce. Currently, she shares that honor with the Accademia Bridge.

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  • The Piazza San Marco

http://dreamguides.edreams.pt/italia/veneza/piazza-san-marco

The Piazza San Marco is the center of Venice, where monuments are as important as the tower and Basilica di San Marco, the buildings of the prosecutors and the residences of great employees Venetians, dating from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Clebrity Homes

  • Johnny Deep´s

http://www.glamourmagazine.co.uk/celebrity/pictures-today/2011/02/2/johnny-depps-new-home-in-venice-italy

Johnny Depp bought this ram-shackled house on the Canal Grande in Italy after he fell in love with it while filming his last movie, The Tourist. The palace is called the Palazzo Dona Sangiantoffetti and was built during the 17th Century.

Art shows

  • New Still House Group Show

http://blog.exhibitiona.com/2012/09/new-still-house-group-show-in-venice-italy/

I was raised in an artist household so I’ve been around art all of my life, but I began to take a keen interest in contemporary art in college at Oberlin in the early eighties. The late Bill Olander was curator of Modern Art there, and brought in a great roster of visiting artists’ from the “Pictures” generation: Barbara Kruger, Robert Longo, Cindy Sherman, and others. I was into political media critique. It stuck, I still am. By: Max Schumann

Luxury Properties

http://veniceapartment.com/

Consists of a large living room, 60 m² 6 feet, with high ceilings, with ceiling “Sansovino” and walls with a wonderful set of eighteenth century stucco works of rare beauty.

Design Shops

  • MIU MIU

http://www.luxist.com/2010/10/20/miu-miu-opens-venice-store/

Miu Miu, the more playful side of the Prada empire, opened a new store in Venice, Italy. The store is in Venice’s Salizada San Moise area and sell ready-to-wear clothing, bags and accessories.

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  • Design Shopping in Venice

http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/09/18/seeing-thingsdesign-shopping-in-venice/

Madera’s owners, three architects, recently opened a gallery down the street called Laboratorio 2729, a minimal concrete space that is unusual in Venice.

Restaurants

  • Restaurant Quadri

http://www.alajmo.it/sezione.asp?pagina=quadri&lingua=ita

The only restaurant in Piazza San Marco, the Quadri has one of the most beautiful views of Venice. The atmosphere in the room is elegant and relaxed, giving guests the pleasure of quietly enjoy the timeless charm of this historic club.

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  • Al Giardinetto da Severino

http://www.algiardinetto.it/ristorante.htm

Restaurant Al Giardinetto offers its guests dishes of Venetian cuisine since the beginning of 900.

 

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