If you are looking for a holiday full of mystery, excitement and beauty, then you need look no further than Venice. The city absolutely oozes tourist appeal, and for that reason is one of the most visited locations in the world. Built on water, you’ll have a wonderful time as you traverse the many corners of the city, via gondola. So come with us as we explore Venice for tourists: the top 3 locations.
The first location on our list is the magnificent Guggenheim art collection. After losing her famous Father on the Titanic, Peggy Guggenheim became one of the greatest art collectors in history. Her collections are proudly showcased at her exhibition home, on the canalside. In this museum, you’ll find works from the likes of Rothko, Kandinsky and Cornell; as well as a host of more modern/contemporary work. If you are an art lover, you will be right at home here!
If you are a fan of architecture, you will love this. This beautiful 17th century church guards the entrance to the Grand Canal, and in the past was used by plague survivors as a sanctuary. The design itself is absolutely groundbreaking, and some have argued that it defies logic itself. Many consider the church to have mystical, healing properties.
What, you say, more art?! That’s right, we’ve saved the best till last. The Grand Canal Palace is the most beautiful, Baroque building in all of Venice. Filled with incredible bathrooms, elegant furniture and incredible architecture, this truly is a throwback to majestic Venice history. If you are in need of a cultural, artistic experience, then make sure you don’t miss the chance to visit this palace of dreams.
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