Saturday, 14 July 2007

394 IT - Venice and its Lagoon (1987)

Brief Description
"Founded in the 5th century and spread over 118 small islands, Venice became a major maritime power in the 10th century. The whole city is an extraordinary architectural masterpiece in which even the smallest building contains works by some of the world's greatest artists such as Giorgione, Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese and others."

威尼斯及泻湖
"威尼斯始建于5世纪,由118个小岛构成,10世纪时成为当时最 主要的海上力量。整个威尼斯城就是一幅非凡的建筑杰作,即便是城中最不起眼的建筑也可能是出自诸如焦尔焦内(Giorgione)、提香 (Titian)、丁托列托(Tintoretto)、韦罗内塞(Veronese)等世界大师之手。"
Source UNESCO WH website http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/394




Rialto Bridge
Courtesy of edo from postcrossing forum
St Mark's Square

Isle Torcello