Venice Photo Blog — Where the Streets Are Paved With Water

Chiesa della Salute

Chiesa della Salute, Roman Catholic church opened in 1681

Gondole in Venice


Ponte della Accademia

View of the Grand Canal from the Ponte della Accademia

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Casanova lived here

The Palazzo Malipiero, the one-time home of Casanova

A bridge over a Venice canal.

One of 409 bridges in Venice.

Giudecca canal at twilight

Twilight on the Canale della Giudecca

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20 Responses to Venice Photo Blog — Where the Streets Are Paved With Water

  1. Donna Janke says:

    I love the title of this post – Venice – Where the streets are paved with water. Your photos of the streets of water are great. Makes me want to visit.


  2. Beth Niebuhr says:

    I especially like the gondole photo, gorgeous. I loved my visit to Venice and you have given us such beautiful images of the magical city on water.


  3. patweber says:

    We went to Venice years ago and indeed, the streets are paved with water! hahaha And even though some friends warned us the water was smelly, we did not find that at all to be the situation. It’s another place in Italy we want to go again! Thanks Ken for the great pics.


  4. Phoenicia says:

    I adore your photographs – especially the one taken of the Roman Catholic Church.

    I have never visited Italy. Venice looks incredibly romantic.


  5. jacquiegum says:

    What beautiful images of Venice, Where The Streets are Paved with Water! I didn’t get a chance to fo there on my visits to Italy. Now I know that I have to go back! Spectacular!


  6. Erica says:

    I really want to visit Venice after seeing your beautiful pictures. Someone I know came back from Venice just last week and he had a great time. They always talk about Venice being a romantic city. From your pictures, I can see what they are talking about.


  7. Arleen says:

    Your pictures are breathtaking. Venice is truly a unique town. I have been there several times and never get tired of Venice uniqueness.


  8. Venice is a beautiful place that’s part of our European heritage. Pity it’s sinking:-)


  9. lenie5860 says:

    Ken, these photos are gorgeous and truly bring out the magic of Venice. My favourite photo is “Twilight on the Canale della Giudecca”. What a gorgeous shot. Thanks for sharing.


  10. tuhinmech says:

    These pictures speak a lot about Venice.This place is really one of its kind.


  11. I loved the canals in Amsterdam and can only imagine how grand it would be to do it up in style in Venice. I thought it was funny that our tour guide said those who have partied a wee bit too hard have been known to go around town and throw unchained bikes into the water. I can imagine the same thing must happen from time to time in Venice as well 😉


    • Ken Dowell says:

      I spent more time in tourist areas rather than residential neighborhoods, but I don’t remember seeing a bike in Venice. You can’t go very far without crossing a bridge which involved steps so it isn’t very bike friendly. You walk or you take a boat.

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  12. Tim says:

    I used to love stopping in at Venice when I was a tour guide in Europe. It is an incredible city with a history to match. Great images of this truly photogenic city.


  13. Great pictures. Venice is a city with such a great historical past. I want to visit it someday.


  14. Meredith says:

    Ahh, I just felt my blood pressure drop, looking through these pictures! I lived in Venice for a semester in college. One of the best things I ever did in my life. Thanks for bringing back wonderful memories. BTW, if you look at your 3rd picture (Ponte dell’Accademia) you can see the house I lived in, second from the right, cream colored. 🙂


  15. Jason @ says:

    Venice looks very nice. It’s amazing to see a city on water like that.


  16. Venice is beautiful! Your photos of the streets of water are great.
    You captured Venice very well x
    thanks for sharing Ken


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