Year: 19 century. Lenght: 1 500 m.
Venice embankments also adore people with their picturesque views. The central embankment of the city is Riva degli Schiavoni. It begins from the Ponte della Paglia bridge and sweeps out for 1 500 meters. Riva degli Schiavoni is also known as Slavyanskaya Embankment. This name was received thanks to the huge market, which was there in the 9th century. At this market slaves from the Slavonic world had been selling. Nowadays nothing remains about the rough foretime. At the main embankment of Venice, the most luxurious hotels and restaurants have placed.
The legendary Danieli Hotel is also placed here. It was opened in 1822 and works at present. As earlier, it adores people with its marvelous interior. Celebrities like to visit this hotel. Further to historical hotels and outstanding restaurants there is a great number of souvenir shops. This place is very popular among tourists. There opens a great view on the architectural masterpieces, located on San Giorgio island.
The central embankment was founded in 19th century. It was built on dumpy sediments from the Big Channel. The most outstanding place of interest is where the embankment crosses Rio del Vin Channel. There you can see Ettore Ferrari 's bronze sculptures. People who like to walk a lot can continue their route and go further. The central embankment moves smoothly into the adorable Riva Ca di Dio Embankment. Next - Bosporus Waterfront
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