"My new Venice Page" Venice by socrates_07
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For me is an extraordinarily beautiful city, an urban landscape so rich that you can't walk for a minute without coming across something that's worth a stop; and the major sights like the basilica and piazza of San Marco are all they are cracked up to be, as are most of the lesser-known ones. The downside is that
Venice is deluged with tourists and it is expensive city. However, the crowds thin out beyond the magnetic field of San Marco, and in the off-season it's still possible to have parts of the centre virtually to yourself. As for keeping your costs down, there are some inexpensive eating places, and you can find a bed for the night without spending a fortune.
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