Italy, Venice Guide (B): Sightseeing in Almost Disappeared Venice

Sightseeing in Almost Disappeared Venice
Venice, the city which we will remember as the city with no cars, but just canals and boats, small squares and most of all, as the floating city. In 2100, Venice is expected to be completely disappeared. Due to the climate change, Venice’s vulnerability to sea and groundwater level change is extremely serious. For example, 100 years ago St. Mark’s Square flooded around nine time per year and now it is inundated with water 100 times per year. Therefore, you should visit Venice right now, when you still have the chance! In this article, I will describe some general tips and highlights of Venice.

General tips:

– Getting lost in Venice is not very hard to do, because it is like a giant maze. Always bring a map with you.

– The gondolas of Venice are a onetime bucket list activity.

– You can pay with Euros in Venice.

– In most of the touristic areas, it is very busy. Please be aware of pick pockets.

– It is very easy to reach Venice by train. Venice has regional and national trains, including trains to Rome (3.5 hours) and Milan (2.5 hours).

See three major sights in one square: Piazza San Marco.

Located right in the heart of Venice and one of the most famous squares of the world, Piazza San Marco is definitely worth the visit. At this square, you can find three touristic buildings:

Saint Mark’s Basilica(church of gold).

Photo Credit: Dennis Jarvis

It is definitely worth to visit this church, whatever faith you are. It is a stunning ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Sightseeing in Almost Disappeared Venice
Guide Location: Italy » Venice
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Piazza San Marco   Saint Mark’s Basilica   Doge’s Palace   Torre Dell’Orologio   Rialto bridge  
Author: Tamara And Daphne From Girlswanderlust
Read it on author's website: https://girlswanderlust.com/2015/12/01/venice/

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