Winged Lion

  • Bridges in Venice

    Bridges in Venice

    If everything is old in Venice, then what about the bridges? Well, surprise, most of them are not. In fact, 3/4 of the bridges are modern.

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  • Why St Mark?

    Why St Mark?

    San Marco, or St Mark, is the patron saint of Venice since 828, and the Feast of St Mark on April 25th is an important day in Venice.

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  • Why the winged lion?

    Why the winged lion?

    There are statues, reliefs and paintings of a winged lion all over Venice. The lion is the symbol of the Evangelist St. Mark

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