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Updated on July 31, 2014


Venice was recently dubbed ‘the most beautiful city built by man’ by the New York Times. A city of waters, Venice is located in North-eastern Italy. The beauty of this great city are captured in many words like ‘City of bridges’, ‘the floating city’ ‘City of canals’ and many more. The architectural magnificence found here is overwhelming as seen in the historical structures in display.


An array of beautiful scenarios sets Venice apart from the rest. The glory of its canals, the stylish boats, bridges and impressive sights ranks Venice among the best tourist destinations.

For a start to this great adventure, Teatro la Fenice will be a great treat. This opera house is a beauty to behold. The interior and exterior will amaze your imaginations. The theatre is flanked by an array of sparkling lights and radiant colours. It will dash you a soothing calm.

Take a tour of the Canal Grande. Immerse yourself in its chilly air and breathe a sigh of relief. This 21/2 miles stretch of water provides serenity beyond calm. The sightseeing experience offers you the opportunity of a lifetime to see amazing sites from different angles. Free your eyes to dwell on the wonderful movement across the bridge. Explore the beautiful curves and bends of the Railto, Scalzi and Accademia bridges.

Leave the canals let us visit the Palace of the Doge. Breathe in the air of royalty as you feast on daring and impressive artworks. Feel the power of the building touch you and drown in its tranquillity. The architectural supremacy, the paintings and all the glory in its walls tell tales of legends.

Go on and let yourself be seduced through the mystic tides of Castella and Cannaregio: the streets, courtyards and its many squares. Open your ears to the scary tales and legends to feel at home. Come along and let your thought escape in the Acqua alta, the luxury shops and boutiques of Venice. Talk to yourself and smile for a befitting aperitivi. Then relax with a glass of Venetian vino and seafood. Yes, there are many other places to visit like the San Michele Cemetery, Casadi Tintoretto, I Gerscuiti and Casino Venier.


But never miss to visit Isola Di San Giorgio Maggiore. You will be treated to a bird’s eye view of the canals and feel like a lord. These outstanding edifices are the pride of Venice. Here, you will feed your eyes to majestic sights and the beauty of the sea.

Venice is a stroke of beauty appealing to every soul. It’s the home of great architectural masterpieces. Let your eyes wander! Venice is the place to be.

It is no wonder then, the continuous influx of people into this great tourist destination. The hospitable people of Venice are not left out in this frenzy. It has helped uplift the economic standard and welfare of the Venetians. The peaceful and accommodating environs are appealing to every soul. Venice is at its prime. You will cry out, Venice oh Venice!

A piece of creative writing by
Alexander Thandi Ubani
A Poet, Playwright, Writer and Thespian
©®Copyright 2014


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