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Unusual Attractions in Venice, Italy

Venice is well known for its canal system with beautiful buildings hugging the banks and romantic gondola rides. It is also famed for the Piazza san Marco and the Cathedral, the Gothic Doge’s Palace and the Rialto Bridge. The city is also known for its delicious cuisine, served in some of the best restaurants in Venice, either overlooking the canals, or tucked away in quaint corners of the city.

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17 Great Tips for Visiting Venice This Summer

As one of the world’s most visited cities with 20 million tourists arriving each year (often seeming as if they are all there when you are), Venice is a destination that can be as overwhelming as it is magical. To help deal with the ever-increasing crowds, the city is even imposing an entrance fee for day-trippers starting this May, but it’s hard to imagine La Serenissima’s byways will be empty any time soon.

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Doge's Palace

Here’s the 2019 Venice Biennale Artist List

The list is out. After months of anticipation, the Venice Biennale has released the names of the artists who will participate in its central show this year, “May You Live in Interesting Times,” which is being organized by Ralph Rugoff. The roster features 79 entries, plus a handful of collaborators.

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