A guide in Venice
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Report on tourism in Venice, December 2008
On December 16th the City Council Tourist Dept, released its yearly report. In 2007 the City of Venice had 8,842,874 visitors lodged in all kind of facilities (hotels, pensions, b&B, campings) with a 7.2% increase on 2006. 7,415,986 were foreigners and 1,426,888 were Italians. Reviewing the 2007 data, Venice historical centre reached the pick...
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Great Architects in Venice: Andrea Palladio
Andrea Palladio (1508-1580) was one of the greatest Italian architects of the Renaissance. “All over the western world hundreds of thousands of houses, churches and public buildings – writes James Ackerman – descend from the designs of Andrea Palladio. He is the most imitated architect in history”. This is particularly true in England (Inigo Jones...
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Venetian painters: Giovanni Bellini
Giovanni Bellini (1430-1516), the greatest painter of the early Renaissance in Venice, was born into a family of artists, both his father Jacopo, and his brother, Gentile, were well known artists and his sister married Andrea Mantegna, the important painter from Padua. Bellini was the first Italian artist to adopt the Flemish technique of oil...


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