Sights and Attractions in Venice

SIGHTS

Accademia (Venetian painters: Bellini, Canaletto, Carpaccio etc.), Arsenale, Ca’d’Oro (15th c., most lavishly decorated Gothic palace of the city, houses the Gallery Fran-chetti); Ca’Pesaro (17th c., Baroque palace, houses museums of modern and oriental art), Palazzo Ducale (Doge’s residence), Palazzo Grassi (cultural center, exhibitions), Palazzo Venier dei Leoni (Peggy Guggenheim Collection), Redentore (16th c., Palla-dian church), Rialto Bridge (16th c.), Santa Maria della Salute (17th c.), Santi Giovanni e Paolo (1246-1430, Gothic church; 15 Doges’ tombs, ceiling paintings by Veronese); St. Markus square and cathedral.

 

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137 by Mackie and Thomson at Govan, near Glasgow; she was launched on 16 February 1898 for Consolidated Steam Fishing and Ice Co. Grimsby. She measured: 31.75 m in length, with a 6.22-m beam and 3.22-m draught. The single steel screw was powered by a 41-hp three-cylinder triple expansion steam engine that used one boiler. Muir and Houston manufactured the machinery at Glasgow. She had a superstructure that consisted of a 5.15-m quarter deck and a 5.

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