Of course, St. Mark’s Cathedral remains the most famous landmark of Venice. The beautiful same named square located near it is also an important tourist attraction. The cathedral impresses visitors with its luxurious furnishings. Here you will see gold mosaic, furniture and other elements of interior decorated with precious stones, and the altarpiece Pala D'Oro - a true masterpiece created by hands of professional jewelers.
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Golden House (Ca 'd'Oro) is another important object of excursions. This is a beautiful palace, the building of which was completed in 1434. Nowadays the visitors of the palace will find here a wonderful collection of old paintings, sculptures and tapestries - a part of the halls of the palace has been converted into a museum. Certainly, you should not forget to walk in the picturesque Rialto quarter, which is the location of numerous souvenir shops, markets and cafes. There are also some historical attractions in this area of the city. Among them is an old church Chiesa di San Giacomo di Rialto.
The main channel of Venice is named Grande. Its length estimates 3.8 km. The majority of houses along the canal were constructed over three hundred years ago. The Venice lagoon is the location of picturesque islands, each of which is home to numerous sightseeing sites. Thus, in the 10th century the Murano Island was home to famous glass blowers. Nowadays the visitors of the island can purchase interesting crafts and home decorations made of this Venetian glass from local craftsmen. The Torcello Island has retained some notable historic buildings, and Jesolo Lido will be genuinely loved by fans of beach holiday – the majority of most luxurious resorts are located here.