Venice - a dream

This street is named after Giuseppe Garibaldi, the Italian general who is called to be one of Italy's "fathers of the fatherland". Here are many shops with the goods for the daily life of the Venetians. In Christmas time there are some small stand...
This small square is in front of the Fabbriche Vecchie di Rialto. In 1514 a big fire destroyed many buildings of the economically important area of Rialto. The Fabbriche Vecchie di Rialto were built from 1520 to 1522.
The Piazza San Marco is the the only square in Venice that is allowed to be called piazza. All the others have to settle for beeing called piazzetta or campo. Today's size and shape are the results of centuries of changes. Here public proclamation...
The island Torcello is one of the oldest settlement area in the Venetian lagoon. The floor of a 1st century Roman villa had been discovered under the surface of the sea. In the 10th century the island was richer than Venice. It had more than 10000...
View at a small square in front of the Palazzo Querini Stampalia from the 16th century. Today the palace serves as a museum with changing exhibitions.
The bridge leads to the Campo di Sant Alvise and a church with the same name. The church belongs to a convent which had been founden in 1388. Inside the church a big fresco covers the roof and three of the paintings are made by Tiepolo around 1738...
Right after sunset at the Canale Grande (Fondamenta Cavalli) with the  Rialto  Bridge. The position of the panorama is a jetty between Palazzo Corner Martinengo (right of the jetty, 16th century) and the Palazzo Ca' Farsetti (left, 13th century).
Late afternoon at the Canale Grande (Fondamenta Cavalli) with the  Rialto  Bridge in the last light of the sun. The position of the panorama is a jetty between Palazzo Corner Martinengo (right of the jetty, 16th century) and the Palazzo Ca' Farset...
This square in the Dorsoduro district is surrounded by many houses from the 14th and 15th century. The university Ca' Foscari is not far away and the building at the northern end of the square belongs to it.
The church's facade is from the 17th century and was financed by Antonio Barbaro. Its only purpose is to praise the builder and his life.
Scuola Grande di San Marco and Basilica Santi Giovanni e Paolo
Normally the souvenir shops at the Ruga degli Orefici are surrounded by tourists. But today is a cold and rainy winterday. The church San Giacomo di Rialto is in the south east corner of the square. Its origin dates back to 5th century, to the fir...