The Venetian Quayside

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“Venice appeared to me as in a recurring dream, a place once visited and now fixed in memory like images on a photographer’s plates so that my return was akin to turning the leaves of a portfolio…”
– Gary Inbinder

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The Distant Rialto Bridge

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The Rialto Bridge (seen here at the background) is the oldest bridge built across the Grand Canal in Venice. It also houses rows of shops selling various Venetian items and is a very busy bridge.

Piazzetta di San Marco

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It was said that the Piazzetta di San Marco is not part of the Piazza San Marco but an open space which lies between the Doge’s Palace on the east and Jacopo Sansovino’s Libreria on the west. It serves to connect the Piazza itself to the quayside lagoon.

Palazzo Ducale (Part II)

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“Success consists in being successful, not in having potential for success. Any wide piece of ground is the potential site of a palace, but there’s no palace till it’s built.”
– Fernando Pessoa

The various exterior and interior shots of the beautiful ancient palace.

Palazzo Ducale

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As one of the main landmarks of Venice, Palazzo Ducale or the Doge’s Palace is a grand palace once built to house the Doge of Venice, the supreme authority of the Republic of Venice. Now it remains as one of the many museums in the city.