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Burano, Italy

From series “The most magical and picturesque cities in the world”
In the Venetian lagoon is an amazing Burano island, which is usually regarded as a single tourist attraction. The main feature of the islet, the whole territory of which is cut by canals, are colorful houses of local residents. Known for its unique architecture, the city hides many secrets, so, until now, the history of the appearance of its name is considered unknown. According to one of the versions, the city on the island was founded by a family named Buriano, from which eventually the name of the settlement occurred.

Burano, Italy Walking through the streets of the amazing city, only at first glance it may seem that its miniature houses are painted in different colours in a chaotic order. In fact, the houses are painted according to a specially approved system. Every local resident who want to repaint his house, must make an official request to the government. After some time he will receive an official response with an accessible palette of colours from which he can choose the most suitable one.

The population of the amazing island city is about 2700 people. The miniature town is interesting not only for its architectural peculiarities, but also for its cultural traditions. From the 16th century, Burano is considered a major center of lace production. In this craft locals reached incredible heights. Many tourists visit the island city especially to buy beautiful lace fabrics in local stores, as well as to visit the Venetian Lace Museum located on its territory. Next - Salvador


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ATM bankomat: 'Banco San Marco - Agenzia 279 di Burano' located in 0.22 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Maggiore Rent' is located in 6.41 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Distributore Laguna Nord S. A. S. di Molin' in 0.43 km
Supermarket: 'Pavan Luca' in 0.27 km
Parking: 'Marina Fiorita s.r.l.' in 2.77 km
Apotheek: 'Antica Farmacia S. Albano Del Dottor Rinaldi Nicola Sas' in 0.23 km
Police station: 'Carabinieri Comando Stazione Cavallino Treponti Cà Savio' in 4.39 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'BAR SPORT pizzeria spaghetteria' in 0.15 km
Railway station: 'Stazione di Venezia Santa Lucia' in 8 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Marco Polo Airport VCE - in 6 km
 »  Canova Airport TSF - in 25 km
 »  Vicenza Airport VIC - in 70 km
 »  Udine Airfield Airport UDN - in 85 km
 »  Portoroz Airport POW - in 93 km
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Best hotels near Burano

Executive Suite Venezia

Located in 1 km from Burano
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Rooms: 1
At Executive Suite Venezia you will find restaurant with bar, and a garden with children's playground. Other facilities include luggage storage. The … More: photo, rates and booking
Antica Dogana

Located in 2 km from Burano
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Rooms: 6
Public boats to the old city of Venice and to the islands depart regularly from the station just outside the hotel. Antica Dogana is housed in a … More: photo, rates and booking
La Marina

Located in 4 km from Burano
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Rooms: 1
With air conditioning available and a patio, the apartment comes with a flat-screen TV and a kitchenette with microwave and refrigerator. The private … More: photo, rates and booking
La Gare Hotel Venezia - MGallery Collection

Located in 5 km from Burano
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Rooms: 118
The stylish restaurant and bar offers views of a traditional Venetian-style courtyard, where you can relax and enjoy a drinks or snack. There is a … More: photo, rates and booking

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Vajont Dam
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In Italy, next to Monte Tok Bergmassiv is Vajont Damm - the largest dam in the country, whose height is 261.5 meters. The dam parameters are quite unusual, the length of the crest is 190 meters, and the width of the dam on the ground is 23 meters. The width of the …
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