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    The Republic of Venice could have ended that day, if it wasn't for Lucia - Venezia Autentica | Discover and Support the Authentic Venice -

    The Republic of Venice could have ended that day, if it wasn’t for Lucia

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    If the Serenissima could become the longest lasting Republic in human history, one person that must be thanked for is the working-class citizen Giustina Rossi, better known as Lucia.

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    The quick guide about eating in Venice, Italy, that you will be glad you read - Venezia Autentica | Discover and Support the Authentic Venice -

    The quick guide about eating in Venice, Italy, that you will be glad you read

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    If you eat and like doing so, you’ll be glad you read this quick guide about eating in Venice, Italy

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    Why tourism in Venice is doing more harm than good and what we can do about it - Venezia Autentica | Discover and Support the Authentic Venice -

    Why tourism in Venice is doing more harm than good and what we can do about it

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    What does it mean that Venice suffers from mass tourim? We explain the impact of the travel industry on the city and why a more sustainable tourism can help saving Venice

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    Saint Mark's Basilica - Venezia Autentica | Discover and Support the Authentic Venice -

    Saint Mark’s Basilica

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    When Venetian merchants stole the relics of the Evangelist Mark from Alexandria in 828, the Serenissima decided to build a new church to shelter this religious treasure…

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    Clock Tower in Saint Mark's Square - Venezia Autentica | Discover and Support the Authentic Venice -

    Clock Tower in Saint Mark’s Square

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    The Clock Tower, which was built from 1496 to 1499, is located in a strategical position allowing it to be seen from the water and underlying once more the importance of the seas to the city of Venice.

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    Naval History Museum - Venezia Autentica | Discover and Support the Authentic Venice -

    Naval History Museum

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    In the Ships Pavillion some Venetian boats are exposed: ancient ceremonial gondolas and working boats, as well as then military ships.

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    Palazzo Mocenigo Museum - Venezia Autentica | Discover and Support the Authentic Venice -

    Palazzo Mocenigo Museum

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    Palazzo Mocenigo has been home to the San Stae branch of the influencial and powerful Mocenigo family, one of the most influencial families in Venice, 7 members of which became Doges between 1414 and 1778. A large building of gothic origins, the Palazzo Mocenigo was rebuilt and drastically changed in the XVII Century, giving it its current aspect.

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    Ca' Pesaro Museum - Venezia Autentica | Discover and Support the Authentic Venice -

    Ca’ Pesaro Museum

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    Built in the second half of the seventeenth century for the Pesaro family by the Baldassarre Longhena, the greatest Venetian baroque architect, Ca’ Pesaro houses the National Museum of Modern Art. Started being built in 1659 , it was finished decades after Longhena’s death in 1710 by Gian Antonio Gaspari.

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    Ca' Rezzonico - Venezia Autentica | Discover and Support the Authentic Venice -

    Ca’ Rezzonico

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    The majestic Ca’Rezzonico palace, which construction took over 100 years, is now the Museum of the ‘700 of Venice, the richest century of the Serenissima. Designed in 1649 by Baldassare Longhena, the greatest Baroque architect of the city, for the aristocratic Bon family, Ca’ Rezzonico was finished only in in 1756 (106 years later!) by Giorgio Massari for the new owners: the Rezzonico family.

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    Accademia Gallery Museum - Venezia Autentica | Discover and Support the Authentic Venice -

    Accademia Gallery Museum

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    Built after the fall of the Serenissima, the “Accademia” hosts a great variety of pre-19th century Venetian Art

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