The Lion of Venice in St Mark’s Square next to the Ducale Palace dates to 300 BC. The book that is under the winged lion sculpture’s paws was added later.
As you do some sightseeing in the city, you will notice this landmark and symbol of the charming city when you look up one of two huge monumental granite columns in the Piazzo.
In north-eastern Italy, there is a lovely city called Venice, having several islands connected by bridges and canals.
Visit one of the islands for an authentic Venetian experience and a romantic and exciting adventure.
St Mark’s Church was first built in the early 9th century however it was burned in a fire due to a rebellion in the late 10th century (976). It was reconstructed to how we know it today in the late 11th century.
There are so many restaurants to choose from in Venice when you want to have a traditional Venetian meal for dinner after a long day of sightseeing around the historic city. Order a fegato alla veneziana, which is liver sautéed with onions, olive oil and butter with a side of traditional polenta!