The marbles, pillars, the famous 4 bronze horse statues are all some of the valuables that were looted from Constantinople in the 13th century in the Fourth Crusade and are now found in the renowned main square of Venice, San Marco Piazza.
There are three categories of Venetian cuisine that you will find throughout Venice; the coastal area cuisine, the plains cuisine, and the mountains cuisine. In the plains area, you will mainly be served grilled meats mostly in the form of a barbecue, along with either grilled polenta or potatoes or a variety of vegetables.
The Zanni mask is rather similar to the medico della peste Venetian mask in that it has a long beak-like nose, and it also is a recurrent mask that you can see when you are in Venice on vacation over the holiday period.
Since the 1950s, the population of Venice has decreased by almost 50% which is a good thing since there is absolutely no room for more housing on these little waterways and canals in the center of the city!