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    Children retrieving their football from a canal in Venice, Italy

    These might be the most common childhood memories of Venetian kids. Since generations.

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    Venice is an incredibly safe city, yet there is something children in Venice have to look out for every single day they are out playing.

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    How to create and run the longest-lived form of government ever: the case of the Republic of Venice.

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    What made Venice’s history so particular and unique and how a city of less than 150.000 inhabitants managed to compete against much vaster empires

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    The bright light and the reflections of the water during Venice summer days lead to the invention of the first sunglasses.

    7 things you couldn’t live without and never knew you owed Venice, Italy

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    There is an incredible number of really surprising facts about Venice: about its world records, its inventions, its traditions, its stories, its famous citizens etc.

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    Basilica di San Marco, or Saint Mark's Basilica, in Venice, Italy.

    Having the Saint Mark’s Basilica in your pocket will make you richer

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    The Italian State Mint will make 2€ coins with engravings of the Saint Mark’s Basilica…

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    Venice, to be or not to be a UNESCO ‘World Heritage in Danger’? That is the question.

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    In the past 6 months, Venice, Italy has often been in the news. Not at its best. The city might be granted a new unusual spot for a European city: one on UNESCO’ List of World Heritage in Danger

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    Acqua Bassa, the water ‘issue’ you never thought Venice could have

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    Venetians witnessed the lowest tides or ‘acqua bassa’ in Venice in the past 16 years…

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    All that you need to know about the Venetian rowing regattas in Venice

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    Venice, Culture & Lifestyle: Facts about the venetian rowing regattas in Venice

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    Knowing what this head meant to the venetians might shake you

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    Calle della Testa in Cannaregio, close to the Scuola Grande di San Marco, owes its name to the big sculpture of a head (testa) which can be found on a house

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    The day over 1000 venetians united to say ‘NO’ to cruise Ships in Venice

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    Sunday 25th, 2016, venetians demonstrated their opposition to the cruise ships and their love for Venice in a peaceful, festive protest

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