Monday, August 16, 2010

Visiting the Venice churches

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Most of the Italian cities are known all over the world for its tourism industry. Specially cities such as Rome and Venice were the main hubs of the Roman Civilization, which makes them more popular. Stretching across numerous small and beautiful islands, Venezia, is titled as La Serenissima(The Most Serene) for its waterfront locations. On visiting hotels Venetië, one would be overwhelmed by the sights located around its beautiful canals. Amazing monuments, museums and churches in Venice, all house magnificient treasures of the Roman Civilization. Just a visit to the churches in Venice, will help you discover some of the masterpieces by great artists. That is the reason why most of the tourists visiting hotels Venice, consider the churches in Venice to be extraordinary museums.

Those in mood to visit the churches in Venice should make sure to stay in one of the best and comfortable hotels Venice. Hotel Locanda Vivaldi, can be a good choice. Located in the heart of the city, it is one of the those hotels Venice, that offer extensive services to make your stay a comfortable experience. Two other hotels Venice, where you can stay to enjoy a trip to the churches in Venice include Hotel Ala, located in the St. Mark's Square, close to the Canal Grande and St. Maria's Church and Hotel Palazzo Stern, decorated with antiques and equipped with every comfort.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Best churches in Venice

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St. Mark's Basilica

St. Mark's Basilica is one of the best churches in Venice, that symbolizes the city's history. Most of the tourists staying in hotels Venice, do not like to miss a trip to this Byzantine wonder. Located just off the beautiful Grand Canal, it dominates the famous St. Mark's Square and the nearby Doge's Palace. It is modeled after Constantine's Church of Holy Apostles and the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. Interiors of this building are covered in golden mosiac, houses some of the great art treasures. No wonder it is one of the most famous churhces in Venice.

Basilica dei Frari

One of the greatest churches in Venice, Basilica dei Frari, stands on the Campo dei Frari at the heart of the San Polo district of the city. If you visit this church during your stay in hotels Venetië, you will be able to view some of the greatest art treasures. Titian's Madonna di Ca' Pasero, pyramid-shaped monument to sculptor Antonio Canova and Assumption of the Virgin are some of the striking features of the church.

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Santa Maria della Salute

Commonly known as La Salute, Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, is one of the largest churches in Venice. It stands in a very prominent location between the Grand Canal and the Bacino di San Marco on the lagoon. On visiting the church during your stay in hotels Venetië, you will be fascinated by the Baroque high altar, designed by Longhena. It bears a Byzantine Madonna and Child of the 12th or 13th century. For art lovers, La Salute is definitly one of the must visit churches in Venice.

Santa Maria dei Miracoli

If you are keen on visiting the charming churches in Venice, you should surely take a trip to Santa Maria dei Miracoli, a 15th century chruch. The canal front location of this church makes it one of the major attractions of the city. Most of the tourists staying in hotels Venetië, might also get a chance to witness a wedding on a visit to this church. The image of Virgin Mary, known as I Miracoli is fascinating.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Other highlights of the city

On visiting hotels Venice, one would come across many other impressive churches in Venice, such as Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo. Venice has many other highlights as well. The Grand Canal surrounding the city will invite you for a boat or vaporetto ride. Walk across the Rialto Bridge and stop to enjoy an overview of the attractions and churches in Venice. Those interested in culture and history of the city can explore some of the museums in the city such as Correr Museum, Jewish Museum and Peggy Guggenheim Museum.

While staying in hotels Venice, you will get a chance to enjoy visits to the best churches in Venice as well as a chance to enjoy the some of the best Italian cusine. Venice houses numerous restaurants, cafes and bars. WIth so much to enjoy, hotels Venice is the best place for a week long vacation.