Starting your day in Venice with a coffee and pastry is not just a way to get energy and substance for the day but is also a cultural experience that immerses you in the city’s rich traditions.
Its iconic design and architectural beauty have made it a symbol of Venetian pride and a must-visit landmark for anyone visiting Venice.
It was established in the 9th century, but the square reached its current size and form in 1177. It became the heart of Venetian political, social, and religious life, housing the magnificent St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace.
The palace is a masterpiece of Gothic architecture and was the residence of the Doge of Venice and the seat of political power for centuries.
The Bridge of Sighs at Oxford University in the UK is falsely believed to be a replica of the Bridge of Sighs in Venice. However, this is not the case as the bridge more closely resembles the Rialto Bridge.