Venice is a city doused in love and mystery. It is known throughout the world as one of the destinations that has gained popularity within the group of people going on honeymoons. The reason for this isn’t clear. Some people say that the sole fact that this city is built on water and requires Gondolas to venture through its streets is what rouses the interest of public and adds a touch of Romanticism to the environment of Venice. Whatever it is, one thing is definite – Venice is truly a beautiful place to visit. It is just one of those places that should be present on everyone’s bucket list. And if you don’t agree with that, we suggest that you get a British Airways flight today and visit Venice to do the following things –
1. Visit the Piazza San Marco
This piece of central Venice was referred to as the drawing room of Europe by Napoleon himself. The reason because standing here you get to gaze on the most magnificent sites in Venice at the same time. On one side you can see the Basilica of St Marko which is a cathedral built upon inspirations from Byzantine culture. Next to it you can find the Doge Palace which has been built in classic gothic style of Venice and is the administrative center as well. And on the other edge you can view the St Mark’s Clock tower which is also known as the Torre dell’Orologio which has been dated as far back as the 15th century (but it is possibly older than that).
2. Tour the city on the back of a Gondola
When it comes to Venice, your experience can never be complete without sitting in the back of a Gondola and touring the canal lanes while listening to classical Van Gogh songs. All of the combined with the city’s amazing landscape will be like a breath of fresh air for your tortured soul and will help you release stress like nothing else. Also here’s a pro travel tip – Make sure that you do this tour sometime around sunset so that you get the best seat in the house with the best lighting.
3. Gaze upon the beautiful historical arts of Venice
Venice is also the store for some of the beautiful masterpieces of art from the Era of Renaissance. It is said that throughout time some of the greatest artists of the world, who had the pleasure of visiting Venice have left their marks all around the city. I Frari, Scuola Grande di San Rocco are all places where you get to look at beautiful pieces of art in Venice.