Venice @ 1600

Venice by Cass Gilbert, 1933

Venice @ 1600 Celebrations

La Fenice returns to Piazza S. Marco to celebrate founding of Venice – September 8, 2020

The Rialto Bridge’s Christmas Lights Show – runs through December 31, 2020

On 25 March 2021, Venice will celebrate its founding in the year 421. Happy 1600th Birthday to the Most Serene City!

Although this exact birth date (at the stroke of noon no less) is almost certainly apocryphal, there is no doubt that people have been inhabiting the islands in the Venetian lagoons for something close to two millennia.

My Posts on Venice

How Trump is like a 14th-Century Venetian Doge

Happy Halloween from the Plague Doctor

It’s Not Just the Coronavirus: A History of Quarantining

Venice Dispatch: Abnormal Acqua Alta?

Venture into Venice Virtually

Doge’s Palace

Ca’Rezzonico – palazzo and museum

Glass Museum

Palazzo Fortuny

Museo Correr

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