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.
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 bronze horses found in St Mark’s Basilica façade in Venice were actually stolen from the Hippodrome during the “Siege of Constantinople” in 2014 as a result of a successful revenge against the capital of the Byzantine Empire, Constantinople, for massacring all the Venetians (Roman Catholics) in 1182 in the city.
The Lion of Venice is also known as the Lion of Saint Mark; maybe this is because it is situated in Saint Mark’s Square in the historic city centre, and it serves as the city’s symbol since it came to Venice in the 12th century.
The column on which it sits was built in the later 13th century (1268).
Italian cuisine is probably one of the most popular cuisines worldwide. In almost every country, you will find restaurants serving delicious Italian specialties including pasta, pizza, gelato, espresso and more!