Piazza dei Signori, Treviso
Piazza dei Signori, 10, 31100 Treviso TV, Italy
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Piazza dei Signori , also known as Piazza Dante , is a square located in the historic center of Verona , adjacent to Piazza delle Erbe . The square was born in the Middle Ages from the development of the Scaliger palaces , and from the very beginning assumed political, administrative and representative functions. The square is framed by some monumental buildings, connected to each other by arches and loggias.
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The basilica of Santa Maria Assunta is the main place of Catholic worship on the island of Torcello, in the Venice lagoon, and the ancient cathedral of the suppressed diocese of Torcello. rises just away from what remains of the square of the ancient city and almost isolated in the middle of the island. Next to it are the church of Santa Fosca and the foundations of the baptistery dedicated to San Giovanni, now disappeared: the three buildings formed a single religious complex.
Torcello is an island in the northern Venetian lagoon. It was one of the oldest and most prosperous settlements in the lagoon, until the decline following the predominance of nearby Venice and the changing environmental conditions. Currently, the island has just eleven residents, but the inestimable archaeological heritage it still preserves makes it a very popular tourist spot.
Burano is actually an archipelago, just like Venice, it has four small islands connected by bridges and crossed by three canals and it's located on the northern end of Venetian Lagoon, near the island of Torcello. Burano is famous for its colored houses and for lace production. The island is linked to Mazzorbo by a bridge. The current population of Burano is about 2,400. It is one of the main attractions in this area.
Murano is an island located northeast of Venice, along the Canal Marani. It has about 5600 inhabitants and is composed of seven smaller islands separated by canals and rivers, linked by bridges. It was founded between the 5th and the 7th century and it became the manufacturing centre for Venetian glass, exported in large quantities to all of Europe.
The Glass Museum, founded in Murano in 1861, is part of the Venice Civic Museums Foundation. Its headquarters are in the historic Palazzo del Vescovi di Torcello, a flowery gothic style building formerly home to Bishop Marco Giustinian. It was born as a project for the establishment of an archive that would bring together the testimonies of the history of the island but quickly evolved into its museum form.
The Tronchetto or Island Nova is an artificial island in the Venetian Lagoon western end of Venice and to this connected. The study for the construction of the island was started in 1956 by the engineer Eugenio Miozzi. The island now serves as the terminal of the automobile road network together with the contiguous Piazzale Roma. There are car parks, a tourist terminal and the ferry connections to the Lido of Venice depart from here.
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The area was a part of the Roman Empire until the 5th century AD. Although being a heavily industrialised region, tourism is one of its main economic resources; one-fifth of Italy's foreign tourism gravitates towards Veneto, which is the first region in Italy in terms of tourist presence, attracting over 60 million visitors every year, second after Emilia-Romagna in terms of hotel industry structures.