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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 Sun, 24 Jul 2016 20:24 is Mostly Sunny

2016-07-24
Mostly Sunny  32°C Wind: SW 1 m/s Pressure: 1014 mbar Visibility: 11 km Humidity: 58% Sun, 24 Jul 2016 20:24

Best bites of Italy

2016-07-19
And while we honestly enjoyed everywhere we went in Italy, I think the four of us would agree that our favorite days were spent in Rome and Positano. Oh, and Florence and Venice. And hiking in Cinque Terre was incredible, too. The best dinner, by far ...

UN threatens to place Venice on endangered list unless Italy bans cruise ships

2016-07-15
Venice will be placed on Unesco’s list of endangered heritage sites if Italy fails to ban giant cruise ships from the city’s lagoon by 2017, the United Nations has warned. The world heritage committee has expressed “extreme concern” about the ...

Explore Venice Architecture, Grand Hotels, and more!

2016-07-21
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Venice Paintings and Prints art show by Christine Harrison

2016-07-17
Harrison’s recent work completed during an art residency, at the Scuola Internazionale di Graficia, Venezia in Venice, Italy. Venice is a city famous for its art, architecture and canals separating over 100 small islands. “It is a great honor for me ...

Venice Days to Build Bridges for Europe/China Film Industries (EXCLUSIVE)

2016-07-19
In its film selection, Venice Days will feature the world premiere of Italian director Cristiano Bortone’s “Coffee,” the first work spawned by the co-production treaty signed by Italy and China in 2014. The multilinear drama set in Italy, China ...

The current Venice Architecture Biennale is decidedly practical. That’s how we live.

2016-07-18
Only part of it is seen here. By Christopher Hawthorne / Los Angeles Times VENICE, Italy—The 48-year-old Chilean Arch. Alejandro Aravena calls his dense, earnest and grassroots edition of the Venice Architecture Biennale, which opened in early June and ...

Venice wants out of Italy

2014-04-19
There is a movement of the Veneto region of Italy that includes Venice to secede from Italy. The region is one of the country's largest and richest with a population of nearly five million. VPC "The Martyrdom of Saint George" by Paolo Veronese is viewed in ...

Ana Ivanovic and Bastian Schweinsteiger tie the knot in Venice

2016-07-12
Germany soccer player Bastian Schweinsteiger and tennis player Ana Ivanovic get married at Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti in Venice, Italy, July 12, 2016. [Photo/IC] Ana Ivanovic and Bastian Schweinsteiger smile during their wedding in Venice, Italy ...

Father of American airman missing in Italy for 10 days says that body found is not his son

2016-07-12
Lance Hale said that his son enjoyed being stationed in Italy and traveling to other cities in the country, such as Rome and Venice. The airman was scheduled to depart for Qatar for six months next week, before going back to Italy for a month and then ...

Clink, fizz, splash — it’s the spritz: Italy’s iconic cocktail is simple perfection in summer

2016-07-21
It was aperitivo time, Italy’s answer to happy hour ... “If you stumble into any bacaro (wine bar) in Venice during the golden hours, or into Turin’s Piazza San Carlo, or Milan’s Navigli, you will find variations on the same scene,” write ...