• Churches on Murano

    List of all churches on the island of Murano — consecrated, deconsecrated and demolished.

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  • The Venetian Lagoon

    The Venetian Lagoon

    The Venetian Lagoon is much more than just a watery area around the city of Venice. It is an integral part of Venice, its history and its origin.

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  • Map of the lagoon islands

    Map of the lagoon islands

    This is an interactive map of most of the islands in the Venetian lagoon. Many islands are abandoned, or privately owned and inaccessible

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  • Sestiere Santa Croce

    Sestiere Santa Croce

    The Sestiere Santa Croce is in the central western part of Venice, along the upper bend of the Grand Canal. Today, the Tronchetto, the cruiser terminals and the Maritime station are parts of Santa Croce. They are, however, modern constructions reclaimed from the lagoon. The name Santa Croce The name means the Holy Cross, and…

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