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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Bayeux Tapestry depicting the Battle of Hastings during the Norman Conquest

High Middle Ages

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The period of European history that lasted from around AD 1000 to the 1300s.

The period of European history that lasted from around AD 1000 to the 1300s.

Bayeux Tapestry depicting the Battle of Hastings during the Norman Conquest
Miniature representing the delivery of the fortress of Uclés to the Master of Order of Santiago in 1174
France in the 12th century. The Angevin Empire held the red, pink and orange territories.
King Saint Stephen I of Hungary.
Poland under the rule of Duke Mieszko I between c. 960 - 992
The Pontic steppes, c. 1015
After the successful siege of Jerusalem in 1099, Godfrey of Bouillon, leader of the First Crusade, became the first ruler of the Kingdom of Jerusalem.
Cathars being expelled from Carcassonne in 1209
A map of medieval universities and major monasteries with library in 1250
Detail of a portrait of Hugh de Provence (wearing spectacles), painted by Tommaso da Modena in 1352
Ships of the world in 1460, according to the Fra Mauro map.
Fresco from the Boyana Church depicting Emperor Constantine Tikh Asen. The murals are among the finest achievements of the Bulgarian culture in the 13th century.
Interior of Nôtre Dame de Paris
John the Apostle and Marcion of Sinope in an Italian illuminated manuscript, painting on vellum, 11th century
Musicians playing the Spanish vihuela, one with a bow, the other plucked by hand, in the Cantigas de Santa Maria of Alfonso X of Castile, 13th century
Men playing the organistrum, from the Ourense Cathedral, Spain, 12th century
The cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris, whose construction began in 1163, is one of the finer examples of the High Middle Ages architecture

These were in particular the thalassocracies of Pisa, Amalfi, Genoa and Venice, which played a key role in European trade from then on, making these cities become major financial centers.

Rialto Bridge crossing the Canal Grande. The next landmark is San Giorgio Maggiore. Il Redentore is the previous landmark.

Rialto Bridge

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Rialto Bridge crossing the Canal Grande. The next landmark is San Giorgio Maggiore. Il Redentore is the previous landmark.
Rialto Bridge crossing the Canal Grande
Gondoliers row past a row of gondolas on the Grand Canal near Rialto Bridge
Night view
Detail of the relief of St. Mark on the bridge

The Rialto Bridge (Ponte di Rialto; Ponte de Rialto) is the oldest of the four bridges spanning the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy.

Self-portrait, c. 1588

Tintoretto

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Italian painter identified with the Venetian school.

Italian painter identified with the Venetian school.

Self-portrait, c. 1588
House of Tintoretto "Fondamenta dei mori" – Cannaregio – Venice
Madonna with Child and Donor, National Museum of Serbia, Belgrade
The Siege of Asola (1544–45), National Museum, Poznań
Presentation of Jesus in the Temple
Miracle of the Slave (1548)
St Mark's Body Brought to Venice (c. 1564)
St Roch in Glory (1564)
Detail of Portrait of a Venetian admiral (1570s, National Museum in Warsaw) where the original undercoat shines through the bold brushstrokes.
Paradise
Portrait of Marquis Francesco Gherardini (1568), Ca' Rezzonico Museum in Venice
His grave - Madonna dell'Orto
Christ at the Sea of Galilee (c. 1575–1580)
Saint George, Saint Louis, and the Princess (1553)
The Last Supper (1594)
Baptism of Jesus, San Pietro Martire, Murano
The Supper at Emmaus (1542 or 1543)
The Deliverance of Arsinoe (c. 1560)
Marriage at Cana (1561), Santa Maria della Salute
Finding of the body of St Mark (c. 1564), Pinacoteca di Brera
The Origin of the Milky Way (1575)
Judith and Holofernes (c. 1577), Prado Museum
Tarquin and Lucretia (c. 1578), Art Institute of Chicago
The Flight into Egypt (c. 1582)
Self-Portrait as a Young Man, c. 1548

Tintoretto was born in Venice in 1518.

Plaque on a gate pillar of the graveyard beside Kilmore Cathedral, County Cavan

William Bedell

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Anglican churchman who served as Lord Bishop of Kilmore, as well as Provost of Trinity College Dublin.

Anglican churchman who served as Lord Bishop of Kilmore, as well as Provost of Trinity College Dublin.

Plaque on a gate pillar of the graveyard beside Kilmore Cathedral, County Cavan
The Cathedral Church of St Fethlimidh, Kilmore (Bedell Memorial Church)

In 1607 he was appointed chaplain to Sir Henry Wotton, then English ambassador at Venice, where he remained for four years, acquiring a great reputation as a scholar and theologian.

Portrait of Carlo Gozzi

Carlo Gozzi

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Portrait of Carlo Gozzi
Carlo Gozzi's Turandot, 1922 performance by the Russian theater director Yevgeny Vakhtangov

Carlo, Count Gozzi (13 December 1720 – 4 April 1806) was a Venetian playwright and champion of Commedia dell'arte.

The Republic of Ragusa, a maritime city-state, was based in the walled city of Dubrovnik

City-state

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Independent sovereign city which serves as the center of political, economic, and cultural life over its contiguous territory.

Independent sovereign city which serves as the center of political, economic, and cultural life over its contiguous territory.

The Republic of Ragusa, a maritime city-state, was based in the walled city of Dubrovnik
The Free imperial cities as of 1792.
Italy in 1494, after the Peace of Lodi
Tangier
Vatican City, a city-state well known for being the smallest country in the world
The city of Basel, located on the Rhine, is a historic city-state and a Swiss canton.

They have existed in many parts of the world since the dawn of history, including cities such as Rome, Athens, Sparta, Carthage, and the Italian city-states during the Middle Ages and Renaissance, such as Florence, Venice, Genoa and Milan.

Ponte degli Scalzi

Ponte degli Scalzi

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Ponte degli Scalzi
View of the Grand Canal from the bridge

The Ponte degli Scalzi (or Ponte dei Scalsi, in Venetian; literally, "bridge of the barefoot [monks]"), is one of only four bridges in Venice to span the Grand Canal.

Sultanahmet Square

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Square in Istanbul, Turkey.

Square in Istanbul, Turkey.

General view of Hippodrome of Constantinople (Sultanahmet square), Istanbul, Turkey, 2015
Location of the Hippodrome in Constantinople
Ruins of the Hippodrome, from an engraving by Onofrio Panvinio in his work De Ludis Circensibus (Venice, 1600). The engraving, dated 1580, may be based on a drawing from the late 15th century. The spina that stood at the center of the chariot racing circuit was still visible then; in modern Istanbul, three of the ancient monuments remain.
The Serpent Column
Obelisk of Theodosius in Hippodrome
The Walled Obelisk
German Fountain
The surviving lower walls of the Sphendone, the curved grandstand<ref>{{cite web|url=https://vividmaps.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/konstantin.jpg|title=An illustration of Byzantine era Constantinople, with the Hippodrome of Constantinople appearing prominently at the center of the image|website=vividmaps.com|accessdate=31 January 2021}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=https://i.ibb.co/rtX3fBr/Hippodrome-of-Constantinople-with-the-Sphendone-in-the-foreground.jpg|title=Aerial view of the Hippodrome of Constantinople, with the surviving lower walls of the Sphendone (curved grandstand) in the foreground|accessdate=31 January 2021}}</ref> of the Hippodrome
The four bronze horses that stood atop the Hippodrome boxes, today at St. Mark's Basilica in Venice
Base of the statues of Porphyrios, kept in the Istanbul Museum
Capital with protomes of pegasi, probably 6th-century, possibly from the kathisma
The Hippodrome in 2005, with the Walled Obelisk in the foreground and the Obelisk of Thutmose III on the right
The base of the Obelisk of Thutmose III showing Emperor Theodosius as he offers a laurel wreath to the victor from the Kathisma at the Hippodrome
Procession of the guilds in front of the Sultan in the Hippodrome, Ottoman miniature from the Surname-i Vehbi (1582)
The Grand Vizier Crossing the Atmeydanı by Jean Baptiste Vanmour shows the Hippodrome and the Sultan Ahmed Mosque in the early 17th century
Watercolour of the Hippodrome's spina and Hagia Sophia from a manuscript in the library of Trinity College, Cambridge
Engraving by William Watts after Luigi Mayer of the Atmeydanı and Sultan Ahmet Mosque
German Fountain

They were looted during the Fourth Crusade in 1204 and installed on the façade of St Mark's Basilica in Venice.

The white marble façade of Ca' Rezzonico on the Grand Canal. The next landmark is the Ca' Vendramin Calergi. Ca' Pesaro is the previous landmark.

Ca' Rezzonico

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The white marble façade of Ca' Rezzonico on the Grand Canal. The next landmark is the Ca' Vendramin Calergi. Ca' Pesaro is the previous landmark.
The white marble façade of Ca' Rezzonico on the Grand Canal
View of the Grand Canal by Canaletto in 1726. The unfinished Palazzo is the white building the center on the left
The Palazzo in the mid-19th century, by Carlo Naya
Detail of the facade
Ground floor passage from the Grand Canal to the inner courtyard and fountain
Fountain in courtyard with Rezzonico coat of arms
Grand stairway - Winter by Giusto Le Court
The ballroom, the largest room in the Ca' Rezzonico
The Chariot of Apollo fresco on the ceiling of the ballroom, by Giovanni Battista Crosato (1753)
Trompe-l'œil decoration of the ballroom ceiling by Girolamo Mengozzi Colonna
Wedding couple in chariot on the ceiling of the Salon of the Allegory, by Giambattista Tiepolo (1758)
Francesco Falier by Bernardino Castelli
The holy family and St. John the Baptist, by Francesco Zugno
Tapestry with arms of the Tiepolo family
Madonna orante - Rosalba Carriera
Ritratto di gentiluomo in rosso- Rosalba Carriera
Suor Maria Caterina Puppi - Rosalba Carriera
Faustina Bordoni - Rosalba Carriera
Lucietta Sartori - Rosalba Carriera
Giambattista Sartori - Rosalba Carriera
Gerolamo Maria Balbi - Marianna Carlevaris
Cornelia Foscolo Balbi - Marianna Carlevaris
Caterina Balbi - Marianna Carlevaris
Marco Balbi - Marianna Carlevaris
Ritratto di un bambino nobile - Gian Antonio Lazzari
Ritratto di un nobile - Gian Antonio Lazzari
Ritratto di gentildonna - Gian Antonio Lazzari
Cecilia Guardi Tiepolo - Lorenzo Tiepolo
Allegory of Merit Accompanied by Nobility and Virtue
Gian Rinaldo Carli 1749 by Bartolomeo Nazari
Gerolamo Maria Balbi by Fortunato Pasquetti
Pietro Barbarigo detto lo Zoppo by Bernardino Castelli
Nobility and Virtue defeating Ignorance by Giambattista Tiepolo
San Rocco by Giuseppe Angeli
Giacomo il Maggiore by Giuseppe Angeli
St Martin of Tours by Giambattista Tiepolo
Saint Blaise by Giambattista Tiepolo
Old man with diadem by Giandomenico Tiepolo
Young man with helmet by Giandomenico Tiepolo
Allegory of Merit by Mattia Bortoloni
Hercules and Omphale by Antonio Bellucci
Murano glass chandelier in the Brustolon Hall by Giuseppe Briani (mid-18th century)
Allegory of the fortitude by Nicolas Régnier
The suicide of Cato by Giambattista Langetti
Tantalus chained by Giambattista Langetti
Lot and his daughters by Pietro Ricchi
Portego
Lucrezia by Filippo Parodi
Allegory of Envy by Giusto Le Court
Atlas by Alessandro Vittoria
Atlas by Alessandro Vittoria
Bust of the Pope Innocent XI
Democritus by Giuseppe Torretti
Heraclitus by Giuseppe Torretti
Ritratto del cardinale Federico Corner - Bernardo Strozzi
Ritratto di vecchia - Pietro Bellotti
Ritratto di gentiluomo in parrucca - Sebastiano Bombelli
Pastorale - Francesco Zuccarelli
La Sagra di Santa Marta - Gaspare Diziani
Veduta di porto fluviale - Luca Carlevarijs
Prospettiva con portico - Giuseppe Moretti
Il convegno diplomatico - Francesco Guardi
Il rio dei Mendicanti - Canaletto
Canal Grande da Palazzo Balbi a Rialto - Canaletto
Mucius Scaevola in front of Porsenna - Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini
Interno della basilica di San Pietro a Roma - Giovanni Paolo Panini
La comunione di San Filippo Neri - Giuseppe Angeli
Ritratto di gentiluomo in rosso - Niccolò Cassana
Giustina Donà dalle Rose - Lodovico Gallina
Ritratto del Senatore Giovanni Correr - Antonio Bellucci
Ragazzo con piffero - Domenico Maggiotto
Ragazzo con mela - Antonio Marinetti
Testa di vecchio barbuto - Giuseppe Nogari
Madonna leggente - Francesco Capella
The room with Francesco Guardi's famous painting
The fresco of Costantino Cedini
The Parlor of the Nuns at San Zaccaria by Francesco Guardi
The Foyer of Dandolo's palace in San Moisè by Francesco Guardi
Portrait of Francesco Guardi by Pietro Longhi
Martyrdom of Saint Theodora of Rome by Giambattista Tiepolo
View of St. Mark's Basin
Samuel Egerton by Bartolomeo Nazari
Benedetto Ganassoni by Pietro Longhi
squall by Giuseppe Zais
Achille e le figlie di Licomede by Nicolò Bambini
Ratto delle Sabine by Nicolò Bambini
Apoteosi di Venezia by Francesco Fontebasso
Rinaldo lasciando il giardino d'Armida
Allégorie de l'été
Falchetto che piomba sullo stormo di passeri in fuga
Minuetto in villa di Zianigo
Ceiling of Mondo Novo Hall
Centauro che rimuove una satira
La danza dei satiri
L’altalena del satiro
Pulcinelli a riposo
Pulcinella innamorato
Il casotto dei saltimbanchi
Altalena dei pulcinelli - Ceilling
Madonna col Bambino adorata da San Girolamo Miani e da San Giacomo apostolo
Hiëronymus Emiliani
Minerva
Apollo
Venere e Amore di fronte alla fucina di Vulcano
The Veiled Lady (1772) by Corradini
Longhi Hall
Longhi Room - Ceilling by Giambattista Tiepolo
La filatrice 1740
Le lavandaie 1740
La Polenta 1740
La venditrice di frittole 1755
L'allegra coppia 1740
Il concertino in famiglia 1752
Il Ciarlatano 1757
La cioccolata del mattino 1775
La scuola di lavoro 1752
La venditrice di essenze 1756
La furlane 1750
Famiglia Patrizia 1755
La famiglia Rezzonico 1758
Portrait of William Graham (2e duc de Montrose) 1755
Colloquio fra baute 1760
La visita al convento 1760
La visita in bauta 1760
Il gigante Magrath 1760
Gli alchimisti 1757
Ritratto di Adriana Giustinian Barbarigo 1776-1779
La pettinatrice 1760
L'indovina 1752
La passaggiata a cavallo 1755-1760
La prova dell'abito 1760
La toeletta 1760
Il parrucchiere 1760
Visita all'ammalato 1774
Visita del frate 1775
L'ambasciata del moro 1751
Il rinoceronte 1751
L'atelier del pittore 1740
Green lacquer room
Trionfo di diana - Ceiling
Paesaggio con monaci e viandanti by Marco Ricci
Paesaggio con mulino e lavandaie by Marco Ricci
Capriccio con arco by Luca Carlevarijs
Capriccio con la fontana di Nettuno by Luca Carlevarijs
Paesaggio con marina by Johann Anton Eisman
Paesaggio con Carovana by Johann Anton Eisman
Paesaggio con cascata by Jacob de Heusch
Paesaggio con marina by Jacob de Heusch
Paesaggio con pastore by Giuseppe Zais
Paesaggio by Giuseppe Zais
Paesaggio con la mungitura by Giuseppe Zais
Paesaggio con riposo al torrente by Giuseppe Zais

Ca' Rezzonico is a palazzo on the Grand Canal in the Dorsoduro sestiere of Venice, Italy.

Ponte della Libertà, looking eastward toward the historic islands

Ponte della Libertà

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Ponte della Libertà, looking eastward toward the historic islands
Ponte della Libertà, looking eastward toward the historic islands
South-east side of Ponte della Libertà.

Ponte della Libertà (Liberty Bridge) is a road bridge connecting the islands that form the historical centre of the city of Venice to the mainland part of the city.