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Culture of Veneto. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Bassano del Grappa The region has numerous old trading cities that cherish their historical and architectural monuments. Venice is full of attractions; most tour programs begin with a visit to the legendary Piazza San Marco. This is an amazingly beautiful place features solemn and harmonious atmosphere. Here there is a beautiful cathedral of the same name being true monument of Byzantine architecture; it has being constructed for more than four hundred years.
Guests of Veneto can diversify their rest not only with walks along historical sites, but also with a wide variety of entertainment options. The region is rich in natural attractions … Open
Just off the main square in Venice there is the Doge's Palace, the unique architectural building with an interesting history. Originally it had been planned to build fortifications on its place; the building has been repeatedly destroyed and rebuilt anew. The result of many years of labor is represented by an elegant palace that once was the main residence of local rulers. Today, the palace is easy to visit, so everyone can admire its beautifully decorated rooms. Speaking of Venice, we have to mention picturesque canals; a trip in gondola remains one of the favorite pastimes of tourists.
Verona offers its guests a rich excursion program. There is the antique Arena, a monument to the Roman Empire, as well as the famous monument to Juliet; a lot of romantic stories are associated with latter. Art lovers enjoy Padua; the city is home to the world famous painter Palladio. One of the city's museums houses a rich collection of arts. Travelers associate Padua with the outstanding artist and architect, Giotto. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1. Budget travelers should avoid shops and restaurants located in central areas of cities, as they are the most expensive. Dining places and shops in remote areas are rather good; they … Open
Those who like to relax in a tranquil and secluded ambience would like an ancient town of Treviso, which is often called Little Venice. It is a very cozy and picturesque city with the unique medieval atmosphere. Thanks to works of local residents, Treviso has retained its charming historic center that gives a lot of impressions to tourists. There are outstanding natural attractions in Veneto, including the Dolomiti Bellunesi reserve that is the fabulously beautiful corner of untouched nature.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Veneto and surroundings

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Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Veneto
♥   Palace 'Palazzo Chiericati' Vicenza, 26.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Palazzo Labia' , 60.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Ca’ Vendramin Calergi' , 61.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Ca’ Foscari' , 61.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Ca’ d’Oro' , 61.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Ca’ Rezzonico' , 61.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Palazzo Barbarigo' , 61.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Veneto
♥   Basilica di Ss. Vittore e Corona, Feltre, 32.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Concattedrale di S. Pietro Apostolo, Feltre, 33 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Maria, Follina, 39.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica del Monte Carmelo, Padova, 41.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta, Padova, 42 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica Pontificia di Sant’Antonio, Padova, 42.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica-Abbazia di S. Giustina, Padova, 43.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Veneto and near

Riva degli Schiavoni

From the series “The Most Beautiful Waterfronts and Embankments”
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. … Read further

Ponte di Rialto

From the series “Unbelievable and Magnificent Bridges and Viaducts”
Just like many years ago, the shops are open, 24 souvenir shops with exclusive goods on the bridge. Rialto Bridge is located in the district of the same name, to whose honor it was named. It must be noted that the bridge was built in the narrowest part of the Great Channel. In 1551 a competition for the best bridge design was declared, in which the most famous and mostly gifted architects of Europe participated. The unsuccessful architect Antonio de Ponte won the competition. The design of the bridge, presented by him, recalled the old wooden bridge, which was used for crossing the canal earlier. … Read further

Arena di Verona

From the series “Ancient Amphitheaters and Arenas, That Are Still Operational”
The amphitheater was built in the 30s AD. Now it is located in the central square of Verona - Piazza Bra. In size it ranks third in the world, behind only the world-famous Colosseum and the ancient amphitheater located in Santa Maria Capua Vetera. Originally, the theater was used to conduct gladiatorial and sea battles popular in the era of ancient Rome, as well as circus performances. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Veneto

Culture guide to Veneto. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Veneto: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Veneto. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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