Welcome to Venice

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There is no other city like Venice. It has 180 canals, 450 bridges and magnificent palaces. It is a city rich in museums and historical buildings of great artistic and cultural importance. Add to that the transient feeling and the quiet everyday life. The beauty of it all is truly apparent.


Population 270,660
Currency 1 Euro = 100 cents
Opening hours Shops in Venice are usually open 9.00-13.00 and 15.00-20.00, with some variation depending on the time of year.
Newspapers Il Gazzettino
La Nuova Venezia
La Rivista di Venezia
Emergency numbers Police: 112
Fire brigade: 115
Medical: 118
Tourist information San Marco 750
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