Attractions to See in Venice include the famous and vast Piazza San Marco, known in English as St Mark's Square, a public square in Venice with its Basilica San Marco. Basilica San Marco is a the cathedral of Saint Mark.
The most important Old-Masters art collection in Venice is at the Galleria dell'Accademia. Old Master refers to a qualified painter who worked in Italy before 1800. An Old Master needed to be fully trained in the art of painting.
For contemporary art see the Pinault Collection at the Palazzo Grassi and the world-famous Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Architecturally, see the exquisite Museo Ca'd'Oro, the Rialto Bridge, and the Bridge of Sighs (You know who was sighing? Prisoners going to the jail on the other side of the bridge!). Venice is home to the many works by the famous architect Palladio, see his masterpieces, the churches of Il Redentore, San Giorgio Maggiore and Basilica di Santa Maria delle Salute. Lastly, Venice had charitable organizations who hired the best artists, so see Scuola Grande d' Carmini and Scuola San Marco.
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