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Jonglez: Secret Venice (Secret)

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Discover the secrets of St. Marks Basilica with not a tourist in sight, finally crack the mystery of the pillars around the Doges Palace, take a trip on the only underground canal in Venice in search of the alchemical sculpture of the winged horse, lunch at a restaurant tucked away in a lagoon fishermans house, track down Teriaca, that miracle potion brewed in Venice from time immemorial, decode the paintings of the Scuola di San Rocco applying the principles of the Jewish Kabbalah and see how Kabbalistic music influenced the construction of San Francesco della Vigna, visit an unknown underground cemetery, stroll through unsuspected gardens beyond the gates of palazzos and monasteries, admire the extraordinary forgotten library of the Venice Seminary, sleep in a sublime bedroom concealed within a palazzo, go shopping in Giudecca womens prison market, play petanque in the heart of the city, retreat to a wonderful lakeside monastery, away from the crowds…

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9782361950231
Publisher:
Jonglez Publishing
Subject:
Europe - General
Author:
Jonglez, Thomas
Author:
Zoffoli, Paola
Subject:
Travel, Italy
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Secret
Publication Date:
20120631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
9 color maps, 400 color photographs
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
7.5 x 4.13 in

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