St. Mark's Square

Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 02/01/2017 - 06:25
A Venice landmark, St. Mark’s Square is the result of a long series of interventions that took place from the 9th century, the time of the first settlement,…
Culture
by Barry Lillie | Mon, 10/06/2014 - 04:39
Venice has many architectural landmarks that are instantly recognisable, and one of these must be the magnificent early Renaissance clock tower situated on the…
by Carol King | Sun, 11/03/2013 - 06:00
A project to create the first ever virtual online museum devoted to the Italian city of Venice has been launched.The ‘Meraviglie di Venezia: tesori sacri e…
Life + Style
by Carol King | Tue, 09/04/2012 - 03:41
Tourists have been shocked to see coloured pigeons in St Mark’s Square, Venice while animal lovers were aghast. It was enough perhaps to make even Mary Poppins…
Travel
by Anne Harrison | Wed, 08/01/2012 - 09:13
The morning mists still swirled over the lagoon as the ferry approached Venice. At first all we could see were wooden channel markers (bricole) as they drifted…
Culture
by Myra Robinson | Thu, 07/14/2011 - 04:49
The proud image of the lion is everywhere in Venice; gazing down from buildings, looking out from the keystone of an archway, or standing on fluted columns.…