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Venice Iconic City – Memorable and Unforgettable Images, Italy

Venice Iconic City - Memorable and Unforgettable Images, Italy
Venice Iconic City – Memorable and Unforgettable Images, Italy

Venice, Italy

Venice is a place that almost doesn’t need any words to describe it.

It’s famous, historical, culturally on, memorable, outstanding.

Getting the opportunity to visit Venice comes out to be one of the nicest experiences a traveler might have.

Panorama over Venice old city, Italy
Panorama over Venice old city, Visit Italy

Either visiting its palaces, exploring the museums, wandering along its old streets, discovering small alleys, crossing the countless picturesque bridges, taking a serenaded gondola ride on the canals, food and wine tasting, or just enjoying the romantic atmosphere, well, Venice will definitely keep you busy for a few days.

Exploring Venice with a Map
Exploring Venice with a Map

Top 7 things to do in Venice

  • 45 minute romantic gondola ride
  • Visit the famous St. Mark’s Square
  • Venetian wine and food
  • Birdseye view of Venice from the top of the 99m / 325ft St. Mark’s Campanile
  • Rialto Bridge view over the Grand Canal
  • Tintoretto’s paintings at the Scuola Grande di San Rocco
  • Venetian ice-cream

Venice was founded around the year 528, and it was the capital of the Republic of Venice for eleven centuries from 697 until 1797.

Venice outstanding features are the canals.

Yes, there are canals, and there is a lot of water in Venice. As there are no cars, the main transportation within the old city is made by small boats or just by walking.

Because it is located on a lagoon, between the estuaries of the Po and the Piave river, Venice is famous for this unique feature, as well as its architecture and cultural legacy. Venice and its lagoon are listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO.

To visit Venice and walk around the city is very easy and you’ll have a great time.

On this page, I gathered 70 photos of Venice from places which are undoubtedly the city’s major tourist attractions. I hope you enjoy.

Photos of Venice, Italy

San Giorgio Maggiore Island
San Giorgio Maggiore Island

View of San Giorgio Maggiore Island from the top of St. Mark’s Campanile in Venice.

The men who steer a gondola are called gondoliers
Two gondoliers in Venice

The men who steer a gondola are called gondoliers.

Church-Venice-Night
Basilica of St Mary of Health

Impressive view of the Basilica of St Mary of Health by night. The Italian name for this church is Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

Rialto Bridge on the Grand Canal
Rialto Bridge in Venice

Rialto Bridge on the Grand Canal.

Venetian Carnival Mask
Venetian Carnival Mask

Interesting Venetian Carnival mask.

Venice beautiful water canal scene
Venice water canal

Venice beautiful water canal scene.

Boat taxi and the Rialto Bridge or Ponte di Rialto spanning the Grand Canal in Venice
Boat taxi in Venice

Boat taxi and the Rialto Bridge or Ponte di Rialto spanning the Grand Canal in Venice.

Venice Postcards
Venice Postcards

While in the city, you can send some great postcards back home to your family and friends.

Chiesa di San Nicola da Tolentino Church facade
Chiesa di San Nicola da Tolentino Church

Chiesa di San Nicola da Tolentino Church facade. The church of St. Nicholas of Tolentino is a 16th century religious building located in Santa Croce district.

Hotel Papadopoli Venezia and Rio dei Tolentini canal
Hotel Papadopoli Venezia

5 star Hotel Papadopoli Venezia and Rio dei Tolentini canal.

Flag of the old Republic of Venice
Flag of the old Republic of Venice

Flag of the old Republic of Venice with the Lion of Saint Mark holding an opened gospel and Latin motto “Pax tibi Marce evangelista meus“, “Peace to you Mark, my evangelist.”

Boats over the Rio Novo canal
Rio Novo canal

Boats over the Rio Novo canal.

street art in Santa Chiara district
Santa Chiara district

Street art in Santa Chiara district.

Piazzetta Square in Venice
Piazzetta Square

Piazzetta Square in Venice by night.

Santa Chiara Hotel facade
Santa Chiara Hotel facade

Santa Chiara Hotel facade.

Green dome of the San Simeone Piccolo Church
San Simeone Piccolo Church

Green dome of the San Simeone Piccolo Church. The building was erected back in the 12th century, but the present architecture comes from the 1738 renovation.

Venice canal with Chiesa di San Nicola da Tolentino Church
Venice canal and church

Venice canal with Chiesa di San Nicola da Tolentino Church.

Roman Catholic Carmelite church also called Church of the Scalzi
Church of the Scalzi

Roman Catholic Carmelite church also called Church of the Scalzi.

Basílica de Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari in Venice
Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari Basilica

Basílica de Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari in Venice.

Tintoretto street and the Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

Tintoretto street and the Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

Basílica de Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari in Venice
Basílica de Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari in Venice

Basílica de Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari in Venice.

Building in Campo Sant'Angelo Square
Campo Sant’Angelo Square

Buildings in Campo Sant’Angelo Square.

Venice water canal
Venice water canal

Venice water canal.

Italian kids playing in Venice
Kids playing

Italian kids playing in Venice.

Pink building in Venice
Building in Venice

Pink building in Venice.

Beautiful Venice architecture and water canal
Venice architecture

Beautiful Venice architecture and water canal.

Gondolier Venetian boatman waiting for clients
Venetian Gondolier

Gondolier Venetian boatman is waiting for clients.

Old buildings in Venice
Old buildings

Old buildings in Venice.

Venetian art for sale
Venetian art

Venetian art for sale.

Vaporetto Water Buses and gondolas in the Grand Canal
Grand Canal

Vaporetto waterbuses and gondolas in the Grand Canal.

Adorable Gondola parked in Venice
Gondola in Venice

Adorable Gondola parked in Venice.

Gondola stop in the Grand Canal
Gondola stop

Gondola stop in the Grand Canal.

Restaurant in Venice Grand Canal
Restaurant in Venice

Restaurant in Venice located on the shore of the famous Grand Canal.

Rialto Bridge in the Grand Canal
Rialto Bridge

Rialto Bridge in the Grand Canal.

Tourist on a gondola ride
Tourist on a gondola
Gondola decorated with Venetian exquisite motives
Decorated gondola

Gondola decorated with exquisite Venetian motives.

Venice Grand Canal beautiful view
Venice Grand Canal

Venice Grand Canal beautiful view.

View of the Grand Canal from the top of the Rialto Bridge
Panorama view Grand Canal

View of the Grand Canal from the top of the Rialto Bridge.

Venice narrow canal with tourist on a gondola ride
Tourist on a Venice gondola trip

Venice narrow canal with tourist on a gondola.

Venetian tasty and sweet pastries
Venetian pastries

Venetian tasty and sweet pastries.

Yellow house with clothes in Venice
Yellow house

Yellow house with clothes in Venice.

The leaning campanile of Santo Stefano Church
Santo Stefano Church

The leaning campanile of Santo Stefano Church.

Campo Santo Stefano Square in Venice
Campo Santo Stefano Square

Campo Santo Stefano Square in Venice.

Romantic sunset gondola ride in Venice
Sunset gondola ride

Romantic sunset gondola ride in Venice. The standard touristic gondola trip in Venice lasts about 45 minutes.

Gondolas in S.Maria del Giglio by night
S. Maria del Giglio

Gondolas in S. Maria del Giglio by night.

St. Mark's Square or Piazza San Marco by night
St. Mark’s Square by night

St. Mark’s Square or Piazza San Marco by night.

Gondolas by night
Gondolas by night
Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore or Church of the Most Holy Redeemer from far
Church of the Most Holy Redeemer from far

Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore or Church of the Most Holy Redeemer from far.

Venice Restaurant overlooking the canal
Venice Restaurant

Venice restaurant overlooking the canal.

Venice's old customs building
Venice’s old customs building

Venice’s old customs building.

Boat in Venice
Boat in Venice

Boat in Venice.

Venice Clock Tower from far
Venice Clock Tower

Venice Clock Tower in St. Mark’s Square seen from far.

View of Venice from the Punta della Dogana di Mare
Punta della Dogana di Mare

View of Venice from the Punta della Dogana di Mare.

James Bond Venice look like scene
James Bond in Venice

James Bond’s Venice look like scene.

View of Venice from the entrance of the Grand Canal
Grand Canal entrance

View of Venice from the entrance of the Grand Canal.

View of the Doge Palace in Venice
Doge’s Palace

View of the Doge’s Palace in Venice.

View of the Gran Canal with the Basilica of St Mary of Health
Basilica of St Mary of Health

View of the Gran Canal with the Basilica of St Mary of Health.

View from the top of Ponte dell'Accademia, one of only four bridges in Venice
Ponte dell’Accademia Bridge view

View from the top of Ponte dell’Accademia, one of only four bridges in Venice.

Close up of a Venetian puppet
Close up of a Venetian puppet

Close-up of a Venetian puppet.

Venetian church portico detail
Venetian church portico detail

Venetian church portico detail.

Detail of the decoration of two Venetian gondolas
Venetian red gondolas

Detail of the decoration of two Venetian gondolas.

Basilica of St Mary of Health or Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute
Basilica of St Mary of Health

The Basilica of St Mary of Health or Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

Main portal mosaic from st. Mark cathedral with Jesus, Mary and st. John the Baptist
St. Mark cathedral main entrance

Central portal mosaic from St. Mark cathedral with Jesus, Mary and st. John the Baptist.

Colorful building in Venice
Building in Venice

Colorful building in Venice.

Wine shop in Venice old city
Wine shop

Wine shop in Venice old city

Girls overlooking Venice canals with Hotel Hilton Molino Stucky Venice located on Giudecca Island
Hotel Hilton Molino Stucky Venice

Girls overlooking Venice canals with Hotel Hilton Molino Stucky Venice located on Giudecca Island.

Gondola ride inside small inner canal in Venice
Gondola ride

Gondola ride inside small inner canal in Venice.

Venice street fish market
Fish market

Venice Street fish market.

Picturesque Venice water canal
Venice water canal

Picturesque Venice water canal.

Boatyard with the workshops of many generations gondola builders
Boatyard with gondola workshops

Boatyard with the workshops of many generations gondola builders.