You can find on this page the Venice map to print and to download in PDF. The Venice offline map presents the city center and the location in world map of Venice in Italy.
The Venice map shows the detailed map and a large map of Venice. This map of Venice will allow you to orient yourself in Venice in Italy. The Venice map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Venice is located in the marshy Venetian Lagoon which stretches along the shoreline between the mouths of the Po and the Piave Rivers. Venice is renowned for the beauty of its setting, its architecture and its artworks. Venice is the capital of the Veneto region. Venice has a rich and diverse architectural style, the most famous of which is the Gothic style. Venetian Gothic architecture is a term given to a Venetian building style combining use of the Gothic lancet arch with Byzantine and Ottoman influences as its mentioned in Venice map. The style originated in 14th-century Venice, where the confluence of Byzantine style from Constantinople met Arab influence from Moorish Spain.
Venice is a major international centre for higher education. The city hosts Ca' Foscari University of Venice founded in 1868, Iuav University of Venice founded in 1926 and Venice International University an international research center founded in 1995 located on the island of San Servolo as you can see in Venice map.
Venice economy has changed throughout history. In the Middle-Ages and the Renaissance, Venice was a major centre for commerce and trade, as it controlled a vast sea-empire, and became an extremely wealthy European city, a leader in political and economic affairs and a centre for trade and commerce. Since the 11th century until the 15th century pilgrimages to the Holy Land were offered in Venice. Other ports such as Genoa, Pisa, Marseille, Ancona and Dubrovnik as its shown in Venice map were hardly able to make any competition to the well organized transportation of pilgrims from Venice.
The map of downtown Venice shows the historical center of Venice. This downtown map of Venice will allow you to easily plan your visit in the center of Venice in Italy. The Venice downtown map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
The centro storico (historic centre) of Venice or Venice downtown is made up of lots of islets and canals, forming what is basically one large island. Venice is divided into six districts as its mentioned in Venice downtown map, called sestieri. Around this heart lie other islands which are also part of the city, as well as the 'other' Venezia, its mainland sibling, Mestre.
The name of San Polo sestiere derives from both Campo San Polo, the biggest campo of Venice, and San Polo Church, and it is exactly the center or the Venice downtown of the city map. The most important part of this Venice downtown district is obviously the Rialto area, with Rialto Bridge, and San Giacomo di Rialto Church, considered the oldest church of Venice (around VI century).
San Marco, is the sestiere in which you can find San Marco Basilica and Venice downtown sestiere. The core of this downtown sestiere is San Marco Square, the political and judiciary center for over a thousand years. In San Marco Basilica, also known as the Golden Church, you can see the gold mosaics on all ceilings and upper walls, the fourteenth century, all contributed to its adornment, with many elements being brought from ancient Byzantine buildings, such as mosaics, columns, capitals and friezes as you can see in Venice downtown map.
Venice on Italy map shows the location of the city of Venice on the Italy map. This map of Venice in Italy will allow you to easily plan your travel in Venice in Italy. Venice on map of Italy is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Venice (Italian: Venezia [veˈnɛttsja] ( listen), Venetian: Venexia [veˈnɛsja]; (Latin: Venetia) is a city in northeast Italy sited on a group of 118 small islands separated by canals and linked by bridges as its shown in Venice Italy map. Venice is Italy fashion capital, and was a serious contender to Paris in terms of wealth, architecture, luxury, taste, sophistication, trade, decoration, style, and design.
The city of Venice in Italy has played an important role in the development of the music of Italy (see Venice Italy map). The Venetian state – i.e., the medieval Maritime Republic of Venice – was often popularly called the "Republic of Music", and an anonymous Frenchman of the 17th century is said to have remarked that "In every home, someone is playing a musical instrument or singing. There is music everywhere.
Venice city was the location for one of Italy earliest printing presses, established by Aldus Manutius (1449–1515). From this beginning Venice developed as an important typographic center and even as late as the 18th century was responsible for printing half of Italy published books (see Venice Italy map).
Venice on world map shows the location of the city of Venice in the world. Venice on world map will allow you to easily know where is Venice in the world. The Venice in world map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Venice in its entirety is listed as World Heritage Site, along with its lagoon. Also the Venice Film Festival (Italian Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica di Venezia) is the oldest film festival in the world. Founded by Count Giuseppe Volpi di Misurata in 1932 as the "Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica", the festival has since taken place every year in late August or early September on the island of the Lido, Venice, Italy as its mentioned in Venice on world map. Screenings take place in the historic Palazzo del Cinema on the Lungomare Marconi. It is one of the world most prestigious film festivals and is part of the Venice Biennale.
The newly invented German printing press spread rapidly throughout Europe in the fifteenth century, and Venice was quick to adopt it. By 1482 Venice was the printing capital of the world, and the leading printer was Aldus Manutius, who invented the concept of paperback books that could be carried in a saddlebag (see Venice on world map). His Aldine Editions included translations of nearly all the known Greek manuscripts of the era.
Venice is famous for its ornate glass-work, known as Venetian glass as its mentioned in Venice on world map. It is world-renowned for being colourful, elaborate, and skilfully made. Many of the important characteristics of these objects had been developed by the thirteenth century. Toward the end of that century, the center of the Venetian glass industry moved to Murano. Barovier & Toso is considered one of the 100 oldest companies in the world, formed in 1295.