Ca' Doge

Piazzale Roma, Venice, Veneto, 30135, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Venice

Get lost in Venice

A travel blog entry by jazandlouis

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... line) because while our tour guide was actually excellent - she told of the reasons for bulding a city on the islands (to escape the barbarians) and how venice became a flourishing and extremely rich trade centre, using thousands of wooden poles underground to support the buildings on the unstable sand and clay islands, the role of the Doge as Venice was a republic through most of history, and many smaller facts as we wandered the ...

St Marks Basilica, Santa Maria, Grand Canal

A travel blog entry by jak5

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... the horses is unknown. They were carbon dated to the created in the second century BC. They had been displayed in Constantinople (now Istanbul), and were taken to Venice by the Doge in 1204. When Napoleon conquered Venice he sent the horses to Paris in 1797. Napoleon's rule in Venice was short (maybe 10 years). Austria took control of Venice and in 1815 the horses were shipped back to Venice. Above the main entrance of the Basilica are replica's of the 4 horses for ...

Florence to Venice via Verona

A travel blog entry by funinitaly

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... this amazing city was built so long ago – around 5th/6th century (from memory!). We farewelled Alberto, our trusty bus driver, and boarded a water taxi. A few people were quite nervous, as they don't like boats – strange place to visit then, as we will be using them each day to get around!

We then arrived at our home for the next three nights – the Molino Stucky Hilton. Wow! The building was once a ...

Walking miles, and miles, and miles.....in circles

A travel blog entry by bug23

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... br> The dungeons were a particular highlight, as was the walk over the "bridge of sighs", so called because, as fable goes, as the prisoners were being lead to prison over the bridge, when they glimpsed the sun over the grand canal for the last time, would sigh in sadness/regret.
Great story but probably just that, a story. Most it seemed were lead along an underground passage to the dungeons!
Next, the Correr Museum ...

Lost and Loving It

A travel blog entry by jcleiker3

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... our discussion he said that his mom worked on the docks for the Germans. He grew up only a few blocks from there. During the war the English bombed the harbor. Their bombs weren't very accurate and several of them landed in a local borough killing 50-60 Venetians.

The local docks today are used to host the massive cruise liners that came in. That brings us to our other interesting event if the day. Mark stumbled across a protest going on. Later in the day, ...

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This hotel, located in the Santa Croce area of Venice, is near Campo Santa Margherita, Cafe Noir, Scuola Grande Dei Carmini, and Palazzo Pisani Moretta.
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