20 Photos of Venice, Italy

Founded in the 5th century, Venice is a collection of 118 islands separated by canals and bridges in northern Italy. Here are 20 photos that capture the spirit of this magical city.

Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy – Boats are the main form of transportation in this canal city.

Venice, Italy

San Marco Square is the most visited tourist attraction in Venice.

Venice, Italy

Markets pop up in squares like this all over Venice on different days.

Venice, Italy

In a city where no cars are allowed, residents think up interesting ways to get around.

 

Venice, Italy

Gondoliers in Venice must go through 400 hours of training and be part of a 1,000-year-old guild.

Venice, Italy

Venice is a city bathed in color.

Venice, Italy

A row of gondolas waits to be used.

Venice, Italy

Centuries of wear from the sea water can be seen on many buildings in Venice. Often the families that inherit from older generations do not have the means to continue upkeep on the buildings.

Venice, Italy

As with everywhere in Italy, fashion is a big part of the culture in Venice.

Venice, Italy

As the earth warms and seas rise, lower floors become unusable in Venetian homes.

Venice, Italy

Sunset envelops the romantic city.

Venice, Italy

Tourists make wishes on Rialto Bridge.

Venice, Italy

The Grand Canal in sunlight.

Venice, Italy

Tourists flock to gondolas, but residents of Venice use the less expensive water buses.

Venice, Italy

An after-school game of futbol breaks out in the square.

Venice, Ital

Murano, an island adjacent to Venice, is known for its artistry in blown glass.

Venice, Italy

A colorful mural adorns the outside of a building.

Venice, Italy

A woman waves to her neighbor. As younger generations move away from Venice for jobs in cheaper European cities, the remaining residents form close communities.

Venice, Italy

With a thousand canals, narrow alleyways and bridges that all look the same, getting lost is part of the fun for visitors.

Venice, Italy

Traffic jam, Venice-style.

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