Venise et sa lagune // Venice and its Lagoon

A convey of Gondolas seam to race towards branch canal off the Grand Canal in the floating city, Venice.

UNESCO française:
La ville insulaire fondée au Ve siècle s’étend sur 118 îlots. Elle est devenue une grande puissance maritime au Xe siècle. Venise dans son ensemble est un extraordinaire chef-d’œuvre architectural car même le plus petit monument renferme des œuvres de certains des plus grands artistes du monde, tels Giorgione, Titien, le Tintoret, Véronèse et d’autres.

UNESCO English:
Founded in the 5th century and spread over 118 small islands, Venice became a major maritime power in the 10th century. The whole city is an extraordinary architectural masterpiece in which even the smallest building contains works by some of the world’s greatest artists such as Giorgione, Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese and others.

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This post is posted on Saturday 5 November 2011.
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