Images from Venezia, Veneto
Venice is among the favourite destinations in world tourism; the city rises on 117 islands separated by canals and connected by many small bridges. In the year 1987 Venice and its Lagoon was included among the World Heritage Sites of the UNESCO.
Among the main points of interest are St Mark's Basilica, the Doge's Palace, the church of Santa aria della Tomba, the Ca' d'Oro, the Rialto Bridge and the Bridge of Sighs, Murano, the island of glass-making and Burano, the island of lace, the quarter called Giudecca. [The images below were taken in March 2007.]
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