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- Basilica di San Marco - Located in Piazza San Marco, is a must, must be dressed appropriately to go in; this means no short skirts or bare shoulders
- Ponte di Rialto - Iconic Venecian market place, glass, masks etc
- Doge's Palace - former political centre of Venice, houses Tintoretto's Paradise
- Gallerie dell’Accademia - Venetian masterpieces up to 1800
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..., Byzantine churches and Gothic architecture.
There´s no better way to start the day than by leaving your guidebook in the hotel, wandering the charmingly ramshackle back streets and getting a real flavour of the sinking city.
Despite Venice´s perennial hazards - pollution and mass tourism - no matter how many times you´ve seen Venice as a cinematic backdrop it never fails to impress.
At the heart of the city, Piazza San Marco corrals together Venice´s two biggest attractions. The mosaic clad Basilica di San Marco is a sublimely ostentatious display of the city´s former wealth, and suitably crammed with priceless artefacts.
Nearby the gothic Palazzo Ducale has had various incarnations