Santa Maria Assunta

Posted August 22nd, 2013 by Sandra

This religious building, it houses, several paintings by Tintoretto, as the last supper. The International Film Festival of Venice, is conducted every year in the Palazzo Cinema, one of the appointments required for actors, filmmakers and the public in general. Meanwhile, the famous Carnival of Venice, is another of the typical celebrations of Venice. Them, have a duration of ten days, where the city deploys all his magic and joy. Them, are held from the 17TH century, where nobility disguises with flashy costumes and wearing typical masks, in order to thus, mingle with the people.

Today the Carnival of Venice, are still a tradition and thanks to these two important holidays, year after year, the city is filled with tourists. Very close to Venice, there are lovely places to visit, as the island of Burano, which can be reached by vaporetto, taking it from Piazza San Marco in Venice. Burano is a small fishing village, a quiet place, in which stands the houses painted in cheerful colors nearby, the small and sparsely populated island of Torcello, in which there are many attractions to discover. And one of the main is the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, the oldest church in the region. The throne of Attila, which is located in the square of Torcello, he is a white stone monument, which represents a throne, where assumes Attila, the King of the Huns has sat. The Devil’s bridge, is another attraction. It is called so, because according to the legend, the devil walk by at night, turned into a black cat; In addition it may be that his name is due to he has no railings. The Church of Santa Fosca, the Palace of the Council and of the file, complete the list of sites of interest in Torcello.

Another of the small and beautiful cities, is the commune of Mirano, located a few kilometers from Venice. In Mirano, you can visit the Church of San Miguel Arcangel, the Plaza Martiri della Liberta, and other so many churches that are part of its cultural and architectural heritage. As you’ve seen, in the Veneto region, has many attractions to offer, and Venice, apart from being a city romantic, is also art, history and culture, without a doubt, one of the highly recommended to visit Italian cities. Author of the article: Jorgelina Massoni originally published in elblogdelviajero.com original author and source of the article.

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