There are so many things to do in Venice with kids!
You can take them with you to the biggest carnival in the world that is held for 13 days! The colours, costumes, games, music, and entertainment will create memories they will cherish forever.
The Doge of Venice actually shares power with the Great City Council, however previously, he ruled autocratically.
You can see the palace of the doge in Venice when you are on vacation in the historic charming city.
Along the Shiavoni River, the Pieta Church attached to the Ospedale della Pieta houses one of the many sites dedicated to the famous composer, Antonio Vivaldi. This small museum is actually an interesting landmark to visit when in Venice over the holidays; be sure to book in advance!
The Bridge of Sighs was constructed in the early 17th century linking the Doge’s Palace on Mark’s Square to the prison building structure. It was named so due to the sighs the prisoners made when they looked their last look of freedom out to the sea through the small windows as they went into the prison.
There are two monumental granite column pillars in St Mark’s Square, and on top of one of these columns lies the Lion of Venice, the city’s symbol.
It dates back to 300 BC, however it was brought to Venice in the 12th century.
You will be surprised to see that the 9th century Ducale Palace on Piazzo Marco is so beautiful and monumental when you find out that it has actually suffered much damage and destruction due to fires, intrusions, structure, and other factors!
It has been restored and modified on countless occasions over the centuries.