Santa Lucia train station venice

Venice, Italy

April 2016

Arriving Venice by train, you will exit Santa Lucia train station and be greeted by the sight of Grand Canal. Across you will see the San Simeone Piccolo church with its light green dome. There are a number of water bus stops to take you to your destination on and off the island. There are numerous attractions in Venice among those is the Rialto Bridge, St Mark’s square, St Mark’s Basilica, St Mark’s Campanile, Dodge Palace, Grand Canal, Murano Island, Burano Island, Gondola ride and much more. The quiet back lanes of Venice is also pleasant to photograph.

While the major attractions on the island is posted here, the other attractions command a post by itself which will follow namely Grand Canal, Gondolas, canals & bridges, Murano Island & Burano Island.

Santa Lucia train station venice

Santa Lucia train station to the left.

Canal from santa lucia train station

San Simeone Piccolo church across the grand canal.

Grand Canal Venice

Water bus and gondolas on the Grand canal.

St Mark's square

St Mark’s square on a rainy day.

St Mark's square

Dodge palace facing San Giorgio Island.

St Mark's square

St Mark’s basilica and St Mark’s Campanile (bell tower).

St Mark's basilica

St Mark’s basilica.

Rialto bridge

Rialto bridge at dawn.

Rialro bridge

Souvenir carts leading to Rialto bridge.

Rialto bridge

Shoppers and locals on Rialto bridge.

Venice statue

Statue of the Italian playwright Carlo Goldoni in one of the square.

Venitian in traditional custume

Venetian in traditional costume and mask normally used during the Carnival of Venice.

Campo San Polo, Venice.

Campo San Polo is the second largest Venetian public square after St Mark’s square.

The picturesque back lanes of Venice.

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