My Pictures of Venice, Italy

On Saturday and Sunday 9/21-22/02, I went to city of Venice, famous for it's canals, because really it's just a bunch of little islands linked together by bridges.

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A view approaching Venice on a Ferry
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Santa Maria della Salute (of health)
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St. Mark's square seen from the Ferry
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A typical venice "road"
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The bridge of sighs
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Side view of St. Mark's Basilica
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Facade of St. Mark's
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Interior of the Basilica
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Detail of the side
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The Campanile (Bell tower) in Piazza San Marco
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Piazza San Marco as seen from the Basilica (looking West)
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Detail of a Mosaic on the Facade - The raising of Lazareth
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View of the Square looking South
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Famous (and great) view of Santa Maria della Salute at the mouth of the Grand Canal
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Inside the Academia Art Museum
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The name of the street is "Underpass of the Priests"
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St. Mark's Square at night
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Madonna dell'Orto, nearby where I stayed the night.
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Santa Maria dei Miracoli - besides the beautiful marble has a venerated picture of the Virgen and Child believed to be miraculous.
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Side view of Santi Giovanni and Paulo
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Front entrance to the Church of the Apostles John & Paul
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Interior of Giovanni e Paolo
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Close-up of the high altar
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Beautiful Polyptych, with St. Vincent Ferrer in middle (behind the glare) flanked by St. Christopher and St. Sebastian
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San Salvatore, where I celebrated Mass Sunday morning
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Interior of San Salvatore
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Taking a Vaparetto - the "water bus" through the Grand Canal one can see all the "traffic"
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The famous Ponte di Rialto (Rialto Bridge) was the only bridge over the Grand Canal for over 250 years.
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The Ca' d'Oro (House of Gold) a beautiful Palace built on the Grand Canal
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San Stae
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San Simeone Piccolo is based on the Pantheon in Rome
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Santa Lucia (now the train station) and the last view of the city.

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