The Doges of Venice

Doges of Venice    Doges were the heads of the Republic for over a thousand years. The name of the Doge (Dose in the Venetian language ) takes place between the ninth and tenth century. The qualification of the Doge is that of the most serene prince, ranking just below the Pope, the Emperor and King, but superior to all principles … Continue reading

Liagò,Venice

The first Venetian houses, built of wood, had almost all their liagò. Liagò or Diago are outside arcades that protrudes from the buildings, are exposed to sunlight, on three sides, delimited by large windows. In Venetian dialect “liagò” is similar to a porch or terrace enclosed by windows. The name may derive from the greek Heliacon, meaning sunny. Structures dating back to … Continue reading

Monuments to Daniele Manin and Pietro Paleocapa,Venice.

Monuments to  Daniele Manin and Pietro Paleocapa,Venice. Monument to Daniele Manin,campo Manin  Made by Luigi Borro (https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luigi_Borro),in 1865, the statue faces the house where Daniele Manin had lived .The plaque exposed above the house number 2313 recalls that Daniele Manin was born in Venice in a house overlooking over the Rio di San Luca, with the view of the former Campo San Paternian, … Continue reading

Venice train station

Venice train station The Venice train station or Saint Lucia train station is the terminus of the railway trunk of four tracks that reach the Mestre train station, from where it branches into several lines to Milan, Trieste , Trento , Udine, Adria .   Venice train station has 22 tracks, from track 1-23 . ( The track 20 does not … Continue reading

Venice train station

Venice -Saint Lucia The Venice train station or Saint Lucia train station is  the terminus of the railway trunk of four tracks that reach the Mestre train station, from  where it branches into several lines to Milan, Trieste , Trento , Udine, Adria . USEFUL INFORMATION : Venice train station has 23 tracks, from track 1-23 . ( The track 20 … Continue reading

Niccolo Tommaseo, Venice

Niccolo Tommaseo Each of the three important revolutionaries of 1848, Daniele Manin, Niccolo Tommaseo, Pietro Paleocapa has in Venice the own monument, a reminder of their struggle for freedom. … Republic of San Marco was established in Venice as a result of the uprising of the city against the Austrian government on March 17, 1848. The Lombardy and the part … Continue reading

Venice museums

Venice museums ,the second issue. In a city of art par excellence, with many museums, churches and wonderful places, choose where to go is not easy.For those who come for the first time in Venice, it is obvious that the time is preciousness.To facilitate your choice, here you will find brief descriptions,schedules, prices of some museums of Venice. The first part … Continue reading

Albrecht Dùrer- Venezia

Albrecht Dùrer Thurer,o Alberto Duro,pittore di Norimberga ,fortemente visionario,un genio guidato dal ambizione,a 23 anni, fa il secondo viaggio a Venezia ,nel 1506 .E ormai riconosciuto come un maestro di fama mondiale. http://www.viaggio-in-germania.de/duerer.html Lavora per i mercanti tedeschi dipingendo i muri esterni del Fondaco dei Tedeschi,una pala per la chiesa della comunità tedesca veneziana con la scena del martirio di san … Continue reading

Venice ,the regatta

The international word ,regatta, comes from the Latin word aurigare – term used with the sense of race, which the venetians used with the sense of racing on boats.Every year,on the first Sunday of September, you can see along the Grand Canal the regatta of Venice ,who is composed of two distinct phases : the historical parade and competitive regattas. The … Continue reading

The red blooming rose

On the day of the festival ,of Saint Mark ,in the square that houses the church recline numerous market stalls, selling the famous “bocolo”, the red blooming rose  traditionally given by the Venetians ,a romantic tradition that no Venetian male ever think of not keep,to their beloved women: girlfriends, wives and mothers. Obviously at the base of the festival  is a … Continue reading