A report on Venice

Grand Canal from Rialto to Ca'Foscari
Venice in autumn, with the Rialto Bridge in the background
Venice view from the Bridge Priuli a Santa Sofia, to the Bridge de le Vele
Gondola Punta and Basilica Salute
St Mark's Basilica houses the relics of St Mark the Evangelist
The Doge's Palace, the former residence of the Doge of Venice
The Republic of Venice and its colonial empire Stato da Màr.
Piazza San Marco in Venice, with St. Mark's Campanile.
View of San Giorgio Maggiore Island from St. Mark's Campanile.
Monument to Bartolomeo Colleoni (1400-1475), captain-general of the Republic of Venice from 1455 to 1475.
The Fra Mauro Map of the world. The map was made around 1450 and depicts Asia, Africa and Europe.
View of San Marco basin in 1697.
Venice viewed from the International Space Station
Venice and surroundings in false colour, from Terra. The picture is oriented with North at the top.
Piazza San Marco under water in 2007
Acqua alta ("high water") in Venice, 2008
Like Murano, Burano is also a tourist destination, usually reached via vaporetto
The beach of Lido di Venezia
Bridge of Sighs, one of the most visited sites in the city
Venetian Arsenal houses the Naval Historical Museum
Piazzetta San Marco with Doge's Palace on the left and the columns of the Lion of Venice and St. Theodore in the center.
Gondolas share the waterway with other types of craft (including the vaporetti)
Cleaning of canals in the late 1990s.
Gondoliers on the Grand Canal
Venice Guggenheim Museum.
Cruise ships access the port of Venice through the Giudecca Canal.
Cruise ship and gondolas in the Bacino San Marco
Aerial view of Venice including the Ponte della Libertà bridge to the mainland.
Giudecca Canal. View from St Mark's Campanile.
Sandolo in a picture of Paolo Monti of 1965. Fondo Paolo Monti, BEIC.
P & O steamer, circa 1870.
Rialto Bridge
Vaporetti on the Grand Canal
The Venice Santa Lucia station
Cruise ships at the passenger terminal in the Port of Venice (Venezia Terminal Passeggeri)
Marco Polo International Airport (Aeroporto di Venezia Marco Polo)
Ca' Foscari University of Venice
The Travels of Marco Polo.
The Santa Maria della Salute
An 18th-century view of Venice by Venetian artist Canaletto.
The Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti is an example of Venetian Gothic architecture alongside the Grand Canal.
The Ca' d'Oro.
Palazzo Dandolo.
The Baroque Ca' Rezzonico.
Murano glass chandelier Ca' Rezzonico
A Venetian glass goblet
La Fenice operahouse in the city.
The Venice Film Festival is the oldest film festival in the world and one of the most prestigious and publicized.
Francesco Guardi's Regatta in Venice, Guardi was a member of the Venetian School.
The Morning Chocolate, by Pietro Longhi. Hot chocolate was a fashionable drink in Venice during the 1770s and 1780s.
Luxury shops and boutiques along the Rialto Bridge.
The Doge Andrea Gritti, reigned 1523–1538, portrait by Titian.
Carlo Goldoni, the most notable name in Italian theatre.
The explorer Sebastian Cabot.
thumb|The Grand Canal in Venice from Palazzo Flangini to Campo San Marcuola, Canaletto, circa 1738, J. Paul Getty Museum.
thumb|Francesco Guardi, The Grand Canal, circa 1760 (Art Institute of Chicago)
thumb|Morning Impression along a Canal in Venice, Veneto, Italy by Rafail Levitsky (1896)
thumb|View from the Bridge of Sighs (2017)
The whole comune (red) in the Metropolitan City of Venice
Ca' Loredan is Venice's City Hall
Palazzo Corner is the seat of the Metropolitan City of Venice
Palazzo Ferro Fini is the seat of the Regional Council of Veneto
People Mover in Venice
A map of the waterbus routes in Venezia
Bus in Mestre
Tram in Venice leaving Piazzale Roma
Iconic Della Salute by UK based Artist Raouf Oderuth

City in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region.

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Drawing by his brother Francesco

Giacomo Casanova

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Venetian adventurer and author.

Venetian adventurer and author.

Drawing by his brother Francesco
Venice in the 1730s
San Samuele – Casanova's childhood neighborhood.
The Church of San Samuele, where Casanova was baptized, and Palazzo Malipiero
Constantinople in the 18th century
Portrait of Casanova by Alessandro Longhi
"It's him. Place him in custody!"
Illustration from Story of My Flight
Madame de Pompadour,
Paris in the 18th century
18th-century London by William Hogarth
Dux Castle
Prague in 1785
Page from the autograph manuscript of Histoire de ma vie
Portrait of Manon Balletti by Jean-Marc Nattier (1757)
Casanova tests his condom for holes by inflating it
Casanova in 1788

Giacomo Girolamo Casanova was born in Venice in 1725 to actress Zanetta Farussi, wife of actor and dancer Gaetano Casanova.

Vaporetto on the Canal Grande in Venice.

Vaporetto

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Vaporetto on the Canal Grande in Venice.
Venice Vaporetto water bus system – water bus and bus stop
Three vaporetti carrying passengers
Venezia Unica Card

The vaporetto is a Venetian public waterbus.

Aquileia

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Ancient Roman city in Italy, at the head of the Adriatic at the edge of the lagoons, about 10 km from the sea, on the river Natiso , the course of which has changed somewhat since Roman times.

Ancient Roman city in Italy, at the head of the Adriatic at the edge of the lagoons, about 10 km from the sea, on the river Natiso , the course of which has changed somewhat since Roman times.

A view of the archaeological area of Aquileia.
The ancient inland port of Aquileia
Roman Emperor Flavius Victor on this as struck in Aquileia mint.
Aquileia in a 1493 woodcut from Hartmann Schedel's Nuremberg Chronicle
Interior of the cathedral, with the mosaic pavement.
Ancient mosaic in the cathedral.
The archaeological walk.

The Roman inhabitants, together with those of smaller towns in the neighbourhood, fled en masse to the lagoons, and so laid the foundations of the cities of Venice and nearby Grado.

Location of Venice in Italy and the Venetian Lagoon

History of the Jews in Venice

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Location of Venice in Italy and the Venetian Lagoon
Memorial tablet to Adolfo Ottolenghi
A memorial plaque to Venice's Holocaust victims in Campo del Ghetto Nuovo, Venice
International conference on Hebrew Studies - 2009 - Yeudim de Yavan
Holocaust Memorial in the Ghetto
Old Jewish Cemetery of Venice (Antico Cimitero Ebraico di Venezia)

The history of the Jewish Community of Venice, which is the capital of the Veneto region of Italy has been well known since the medieval era.

Bernard Freyberg in 1952

Bernard Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg

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British-born New Zealand soldier and Victoria Cross recipient, who served as the 7th Governor-General of New Zealand from 1946 to 1952.

British-born New Zealand soldier and Victoria Cross recipient, who served as the 7th Governor-General of New Zealand from 1946 to 1952.

Bernard Freyberg in 1952
Bernard Freyberg c. 1904. at Te Aro Baths, now the site of The Freyberg Pool
Bernard Freyberg in 1919.
Freyberg (right) during the Battle of Crete, May 1941.
Bernard Freyberg, History Sheet of WWII Personnel File.
General Sir Bernard Montgomery with his senior officers at Eighth Army Headquarters at Vasto, Italy, 1943. From left to right, Freddie de Guingand, Harry Broadhurst, Montgomery, Sir Bernard Freyberg, Miles Dempsey and Charles Allfrey.
Freyberg at Cassino, Italy, 3 January 1944.
A portrait of Freyberg, executed by Peter McIntyre, an official war artist of the 2NZEF.
Governor General Sir Bernard Freyberg in 1950
Freyberg's grave in the churchyard of St Martha on the Hill, near Guildford, Surrey
Mount Freyberg 1817m
Monument to Bernard Freyberg outside Richmond Station, London

In Italy, he was defeated again at the Second Battle of Cassino as a corps commander but later relieved Padua and Venice and was one of the first to enter Trieste, where he confronted Josip Broz Tito's Yugoslav Partisans.

San Zaccaria, Venice, Mauro Codussi completed the upper parts of a church begun in Gothic, using contrasting stones.

Istrian stone

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San Zaccaria, Venice, Mauro Codussi completed the upper parts of a church begun in Gothic, using contrasting stones.
Weathered Istrian limestone in Venice

Istrian stone, pietra d'Istria, the characteristic group of building stones in the architecture of Venice, Istria and Dalmatia, is a dense type of impermeable limestones that was quarried in Istria, nowadays Croatia; between Portorož and Pula.

Portrait by François-Xavier Fabre, 1813

Ugo Foscolo

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Italian writer, revolutionary and a poet.

Italian writer, revolutionary and a poet.

Portrait by François-Xavier Fabre, 1813
Dei Sepolcri, 1809
Blue plaque in Edwardes Square
The grave of Ugo Foscolo, Church of Santa Croce, Florence
His now-empty tomb in the churchyard of St Nicholas Church, Chiswick

His father Andrea Foscolo was an impoverished Venetian nobleman, and his mother Diamantina Spathis was Greek.

Suez Canal

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Artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea through the Isthmus of Suez and dividing Africa and Asia.

Artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea through the Isthmus of Suez and dividing Africa and Asia.

The southern terminus of the Suez Canal at Suez on the Gulf of Suez, at the northern end of the Red Sea
Aerial view of the Suez Canal at Suez
Canal of the Pharaohs, that followed Wadi Tumilat
Bathymetric chart, northern Gulf of Suez, route to Cairo, 1856
Suez Canal, 1869
Opening of the Suez Canal, 1869
1881 drawing of the Suez Canal
Suez Canal, Egypt. Early 1900s. Goodyear Archival Collection. Brooklyn Museum.
Nautical chart of the Suez Canal published shortly after the inauguration, with survey data from HMS Newport under George Nares.
Suez Canal, c. 1914
A ship sailing down the Suez Canal in 1955
Smoke rises from oil tanks beside the Suez Canal hit during the initial Anglo-French assault on Port Said, 5 November 1956.
Egyptian vehicles crossing the Suez Canal on 7 October 1973, during the Yom Kippur War
Israeli tank crossing the Suez Canal, 1973
2015 additions to the canal
Satellite image of Ever Given blocking the canal in March 2021
The canal in 2015
The old port of Trieste, one of the economic hubs in the 19th century
A graphical comparison between the Northern Sea Route (blue) and an alternative route through Suez Canal (red)
Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZONE)
Suez Canal in February 1934. Air photograph taken by Swiss pilot and photographer Walter Mittelholzer.
{{USS|America|CV-66}}, an American aircraft carrier in the Suez Canal
Container ship Hanjin Kaohsiung transiting the Suez Canal
Ships moored at El Ballah during transit
Predominant currents in the Mediterranean Sea for June
Post-deepening, a capesize bulk carrier approaches the Friendship Bridge
Northbound convoy waits in the Great Bitter Lake as southbound convoy passes, October 2014

One of the most prominent losers in the new order, as former middlemen, was the former spice trading center of Venice.

Self portrait (1730s),Charcoal heightened with White on green-grey paper. In the collection of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid

Giovanni Battista Piazzetta

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Italian Rococo painter of religious subjects and genre scenes.

Italian Rococo painter of religious subjects and genre scenes.

Self portrait (1730s),Charcoal heightened with White on green-grey paper. In the collection of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
The Assumption of Mary (1735), oil on canvas. In the collection of the Louvre
The Soothsayer, Accademia, Venice
Idyll at Coast'' (1739-1740)
Ecstasy of St Francis
St Anthony of Padua, St Gaetano, and Guardian Angel
Three Dominican Saints, Gesuati, Venice
Glory of St Dominic, Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice
Young woman with Dog
Young Ensign
Peasant Girl Asleep
Shepherd Boy
The Death of Darius
Rebecca at the Well
The Sacrifice of Isaac
Beggar boy (1725–30), oil on canvas. Art Institute of Chicago

Piazzetta was born in Venice, the son of a sculptor Giacomo Piazzetta, from whom he had early training in wood carving.

Church S.Michele in Isola

Isola di San Michele

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Island in the Venetian Lagoon, Veneto, northern Italy.

Island in the Venetian Lagoon, Veneto, northern Italy.

Church S.Michele in Isola
Walls of San Michele
Chapel of San Rocco
San Cristoforo
Graves

It is associated with the sestiere of Cannaregio, from which it lies a short distance northeast.