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Laguna di Venezia

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San Marco
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Address: Venice, Italy

Many famous and fascinating islands can be found on this large body of...

Many famous and fascinating islands can be found on this large body of water located between Venice and the Adriatic Sea.

Murano, Burano, Torcello

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Big and wet

It's big and wet and brackish and pretty and you will cream your jeans the first time you see it cuz it's real purity

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's big and wet and brackish and pretty and you will cream your jeans the first time you see it cuz it's real purity

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Romantique Laguna, fisher boats,, Vaporetta, Warertaxis, locations of boats to visit the islands, Murano, Burano, Erasme gardens, you must have a destination .

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have never been to Venice before your stunned at the size of the area, must larger than I had expected. The boat ride is longer than one expects partly due to the speed restrictions, and the multiple stops the water taxi's make. But it's breathtaking to look around you and wonder what it was like centuries ago

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Mountain View, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I took a boat across the lagoon to Murano to see some glass making at one of the factories there. We saw some great views of Venice on the ride. Upon our departure we went across the lagoon to the airport. It was very interesting and I am not much of a water person. Venice is just... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing is more romantic than a quiet, foggy evening along the lagoon. It is the living representation of some of the melancholic notes of Vivaldi's Winter. Everyone should visit Venice at least once in life.

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From every corner the view on the Laguna is always beautiful. Sunset or sundown, the glittering on the water and the diversity of boats is a joy for your eyes.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelling from St Marks to Murano or the Lido, you travel across the Laguna and it gives you a great view of the many islands around the lagoon. Can be a bit choppy so not recommended if you are easily seasick!

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whether it's just a trip around the city's perimeter or a visit to an outer island (we only saw Murano), going out on the lagoon provides you with yet another side to the city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the special opportunity to traverse the lagoon at night in the bow of a cruise ship, one of many tours from Venice) and watching the shore covering The Grand Canal to St. Marks Square to Lido to the open Anionic Sea through the shipping channel brings home Venice as a global sea port both yesterday and today. It also... More 

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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you have time, take a vaporetto to one of the islands, for example Burano. The trip itself makes it already worthwhile. Beautifull vista's everywhere, very romantic and relaxing.

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San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica, clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops, orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower, plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and Quadri. Piazza San Marco is beloved by Venetians themselves. They book a table anytime, which offers a buffer from the fray. This grand outdoor drawing room attracts Venetians for a stroll too, especially late in the afternoon when the hoards of daytrippers thin out. It's simply a grand place to meet.
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