Venice, Italy The Grand Canal and the "Bridge of Sighs" Click for a great Italy
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The islands on which the city of Venice is built are connected by about 400 bridges.
Transportation within the city remains, as it was in centuries past, entirely on water or on foot. In the
old center, the canals serve the function of roads, and every form of transport is on water or on
Venice is world-famous for its canals, but walking around
the backstreets is what Venice is really about.