Venice, Italy

One day, I flew to Venice from Geneva.

Alps, covered with snow.

Alps, covered with snow.

Alps, from the window of the airplane.

Alps, from the window of the airplane.

Venezia, under eyes

Venezia, under eyes

Arrived at the Venice Marco Polo Airport

Arrived at the Venice Marco Polo Airport

Went to the booked hotel by taxi and put the luggage in the room. And then took a taxi again to the Venice old town.

Venezia Terminal

Venezia Terminal

Venezia Major Site Map

Venezia Major Site Map

I walked aimlessly about the street.

I walked aimlessly about the street.

Major waterway in Venice

Major waterway in Venice

Venetian canals

Venetian canals

Venice Scenery

Venice Scenery

Rialto Bridge over the canal

Rialto Bridge over the canal

Rialto Bridge (Ponte di Rialto) is one of the four bridges spanning the Grand Canal in Venice. It is the oldest bridge across the canal, and was the dividing line for the districts of San Marco and San Polo.

Ponte dell'Accademia (Accademia Bridge) and Canal Grande

Ponte dell’Accademia (Accademia Bridge) and Canal Grande

Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark (Saint Mark's Basilica) and Piazza San Marco (St Mark's Square)

Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark (Saint Mark’s Basilica) and the Doge’s Palace on the Piazza San Marco (St Mark’s Square)

Saint Mark’s Basilica is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice. It is the most famous of the city’s churches and one of the best known examples of Italo-Byzantine architecture.

The Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale) built in Venetian Gothic style was the residence of the Doge of Venice, the supreme authority of the former Republic of Venice, opening as a museum in 1923.

St Mark's Campanile and the Belfry

St Mark’s Campanile and the Belfry

St Mark’s Campanile (bell tower) is also located in the Piazza San Marco. It is one of the most recognizable symbols of the city, the tower is 98.6 metres tall. The elevator goes to the bell room from the ground and it can climb only cost 8 euros.

Composite panoramic view of Venice as seen from the top of the Campanile

Composite panoramic view of Venice as seen from the top of the Campanile

Santa Maria della Salute, commonly known simply as the Salute.

Santa Maria della Salute, commonly known simply as the Salute.

Santa Maria della Salute (Saint Mary of Health) is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica located on the narrow finger of Punta della Dogana, between the Grand Canal and the Giudecca Canal.

Main entrance of the Salute

Main entrance of the Salute

Interior of the Salute

Interior of the Salute

Left the church; and scenery of the opposite bank.

Left the church; and scenery of the opposite bank.

Returning to the bus terminal through the alleys.

Returning to the bus terminal through the alleys.

Beautiful house and neighboring wall; is this art or graffiti?

Beautiful house and neighboring wall; is this art or graffiti?

Venice canal and square

Venice canal and square

Young upstart couple enjoys a gondola.

Young upstart couple enjoys a gondola.

I went back to the original location.

I went back to the original location.

I took a taxi from the bus terminal to the hotel.

This is my bboked hotel, "GreenGarden Resort."

This is my boked hotel, “GreenGarden Resort.”

I do not recommend this hotel. Because at the evening, I tried to use the shower, naked and went to the shower room. Hot water didn’t flow from a faucet and cold water came. I had a cold, and had a very painful time while travelling.

Venice souvenir shops

Venice souvenir shops

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