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    Rezzonico chandelier in Murano Glass

    Murano Glass: the definitive guide to Venice most famous art

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    Glass was first discovered by accident in Palestine, and it is thought that the first Venetian glassmakers copied elegant glassworks produced in the Middle East.
    However, by the XIV Century Venice was the leader in the art of glass making, with a total of 12 glass factories in Murano producing everyday objects.

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    You asked, we answered: 19 things about Venice, Italy, you might not know about

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    Venice is a unique city with a unique way of life: discover 19 things about Venice you might not know about!

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    Want to shop in Venice? Here are the insider tips you have been looking for!

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    Do you know what is even more difficult than finding a place where to eat…

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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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    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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