Hotel Barchessa Gritti
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... We remembered that just around the corner from our house was a delicious gelato shop, and so we decided to find it. After a little while we finally found the little store, I ordered lemon and so did my sister while my dad ordered noccciolle (hazel nut), these ice creams were deliciouso. Then we proceeded onto the museum, unfortunately when we went in the ladies informed us that this museum was not part of the museum pass and it cost extra, even ...
... place for Kodak moments. There is a bell tower on the island which is tilting, much like the Tower of Pisa (apparently it tilts at the same degree as the one is Pisa).
Lunch is at Trattoria Da Romano which is a historical restaurant because the owner would provide free meals for struggling artists who could not afford to eat. In return, they would pay him with paintings, which are still hanging in the restaurant. We are served ...
Had a great time in Venice. It is a beautiful city.
- 118 small islands
- centre for trade: herbs, spices, rice
- attracted painters and sculpters
- built on canals
- maze of alleyways
- 400 bridges over the main sector
- famous for marbled paper, venetian glass, masks, lace
- grand canal 2.5 meters long
- illegal to buy from street sellers
... of generations of glass blowers. The showrooms featured amazing works of glass art. I loved the rose decorated chandeliers which were priced at over 70,000 euro. But my favorite piece was a sculpture of a man and woman side by side, as if melting into each other. It was priced at 15,000 euro. I joked how I needed these pieces for ...
... got engaged while we were here. Too cute!
Then the group splices yet again: into a ducal palace group and a gondola group. I opted for ducal palace. Which was amazing. The furnishings were just incredible. Even the tacky venetian glass chandeliers. Which were in every single room. I can't even imagine living in rooms that were that opulent. Each room just oozed money. That won't ever be a problem being a librarian. The ...