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.
The baicoli biscuit, a traditional Venetian dessert, was invented around the 20th century in Venice and is a very popular food among tourists who visit the wonderful picturesque city during the holidays.
In the 12th century, trade in Venice was booming, so it was not just what was locally produced in the city that was served at the dinner table! You will notice many foreign herbs and spices used in traditional Venetian cuisine.
It is very easy for the San Marco Square to get flooded during storms and heavy rain due to the fact that it is situated not so high above the sea level!
Hopefully it won’t be so severe when you visit Venice during the winter holidays!
If you are looking for an event to go to in Venice while you are on vacation in the month of September, then be sure to go to the Lido di Venezia, an 11km sandbar in Venice, where the annual Venice Film Festival is held.