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After long negotiations and persuasive arguments Islam convinced the Mayor of Venice Giorgio Orson that it would be a welcome and profitable decision to allow an Islamic Art Museum in the Serenissima.


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Weather in Venice on Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:34 is Blustery Wind

2017-07-24
Blustery Wind  19°C Wind: North-northeast 7 m/s Pressure: 0 mbar Visibility: 19 km Humidity: 69% Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:34

‘Imagine living with this crap’: tempers in Venice boil over in tourist high season

2017-07-24
He believes the answer to Venice’s woes lies in the Veneto region, among Italy’s richest, obtaining greater, if not full, independence from Rome. A non-legally binding referendum will be held in October. “Venice would be better managed by Venetian ...

Edgar Wright, Rebecca Hall get jury duty at Venice film fest

2017-07-23
... Festival Actor Mel Gibson arrives at the photo call for the movie "Hacksaw Ridge" at the 73rd Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy. Best of 73rd Venice Film Festival Actor Jude Law is photographed by fans as he attends the photo call for the ...

A lost Italy: Incredible photos reveal views of the country's most magnificent architectural masterpieces before they were taken over by mass tourism

2017-07-24
It's an Italy from a time before budget airlines, cruise ships and packaged holidays. Stunning photos have emerged showing some of the country's most precious historical sites, from Cathedral Square in Pisa to the Grand Canal of Venice, in age before mass ...

Climate change challenges sinking city of Venice

2017-07-23
The Italian city of Venice is prone to frequent flooding because it has sunk ... NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Christopher Livesay reports on the risks, and Italy's plans to mitigate them, as part of our series “Peril and Promise,” on the ...

A love letter to Venice – but are we loving it to death?

2017-07-24
Lord Byron swam the length of the Grand Canal in Venice. He also swam across the lagoon to the Lido. He found a physical freedom from the handicap of his club foot in his swimming, and inspired poets’ swimming events all over Europe. When I gaze at the ...

Venice Critics’ Week Lineup Announced; Opener Is Britain’s ‘Pin Cushion’

2017-07-24
ROME – The Venice Film Festival’s Critics’ Week on Monday unveiled ... The films in competition are “The Crater” by Italy’s Luca Bellino and Silvia Luzi, a Naples-set drama in which a father comes into conflict with the daughter he wants ...

Is This a Whale in a Venice Canal?

2017-07-24
Venice, Italy, a city built on more than 100 little islands, is famed for its canals and bridges. A set of photographs purportedly showing large whales swimming through those canals are frequently circulated on social media: Although Jahns first shared ...

11 reasons we should all be moving to Italy

2017-07-24
that row down Venice’s Canal Grande at Christmas time. The oft-quoted comment that “in Italy, they add work and life onto food and wine,” is actually an understatement. The greatest lesson we can learn from living with Italians is that be it politics ...

See Italy through the eyes of travellers on the Grand Tour in the last century

2017-07-24
Stunning photographs of Italy’s most architectural masterpieces during the ... the fascinating view of Porlezza and the awe-inspiring view of the Grand Canal in Venice. Despite these photographs being taken over one hundred years ago, the street scene ...

Venice Ship Italy Afternoon Scenery iPhone Wallet

2017-07-23
This is the Venice Ship Italy Afternoon Scenery iPhone Wallet by macbookworld. This iPhone wallet goes for 24.56-32.74 and has this to offer for those who might be interested in this wallet case: You can get the free postage by applying the coupon code ...