VENICE : THE BUILDINGS & CHURCHES

Santa Maria della Salute (English: Saint Mary of Health), commonly known simply as the Salute, is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica located at Punta della Dogana in the Dorsoduro sestiere of the city of Venice, Italy.It stands on the narrow finger of Punta della Dogana, between the Grand Canal and the Giudecca Canal, at the Bacino di San Marco, making the church visible when entering the Piazza San Marco from the water. The Salute is part of the parish of the Gesuati and is the most recent of the so-called plague churches.

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SANTA MARIA DELLA SALUTE

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VENICE : BURANO MURANO & OTHER ISLANDS

Sun Oct 20 , 2019
Burano is an island in the Venetian Lagoon, northern Italy, near Torcello at the northern end of the Lagoon, known for its lace work and brightly coloured homes. The primary economy is tourism. Burano is 7 kilometres (4 miles) from Venice, a 40-minute trip from St. Mark’s Square by a Venetian water bus, vaporetto. The island is linked to Mazzorbo by […]
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