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The art of Venice

Venice of tradition. Of gondolas and canvases. Of artists and poets. Known as “the city of canals”, Venice, in Italy, invites you to know its main art centers:

Basilica of San Marco: Located in the San Marco Square, is considered as one of the most unusual churches in Europe. General admission is free.

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The Basilica dei Frari. In it you will find the tomb of the famous Titian painter, who amazed the Franciscan brothers with his painting The Ascension of the Virgin, in 1518.

Palazzo Ducale: In this palace you will find the Collegio Hall, where you will appreciate the paintings on the ceiling of Veronese. It is located in Riva degli Schiavoni, San Marco. The entrance will cost between 11 and 15 euros.

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Galleria dell´Accademia: Located in the old Church of Santa Maria de la Carita and La Scuola, presents you oil paintings on wood. In this gallery you can find The Tempest of Giorgione, a show full of mystery. The entrance is 6.50 euros.

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Scuola Grande di San Rocco: In it you will find the sets of Jacopo Tintoretto. It is located in Campo San Rocco, San Polo 3054. Attention is every day. The ticket price is 5 euros.

Peggy Guggenheim Collection: The most notable museum in modern Italy. This place you will find the works of great artists such as Pollock, Picasso, Dalí and Kandinsky. It is located in Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, Dorsoduro. The attention is from Wednesday to Sunday. The entrance costs 10 euros.

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And if after the tour, you want to take a break. See Venice from the Rioalto Bridge, near the Piazzale Roma. Or go up with your partner, or with the family, to one of the gondolas, which will show you to the streets of Venice from your comfortable seat:

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