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IS THERE ANYTHING MORE ROMANTIC THAN LOSING YOURSELF IN VENICE?
The Jewish Ghetto
The ancient Jewish quarter of Venice was named after the old foundry (getto) that once stood here. This was the first ghetto ever created, and Jews were forced to live here from 1516 until the 1800s. Now, the large central campo i…
Famous figures in Venice
A journey through history, accompanied by figures of greater or lesser renown, who were born, lived or spent time in Venice.An anecdotal way of seeing Venice through the history and tales of figures of greater or lesser fame, who…
Mestre: a special alternative to Venice
Just before you cross the lagoon, on the long road and Rail Bridge leading to Venice, you'll find “Mestre”. It's a built-up area that has developed around the major economic activities of Venice's mainland, with a port, shipyards,…