Venice is a maze of streets and islands that mostly stay hidden to tourists who tend to walk only around the main few streets. On this page you will be able to see the full list of the most well-known tourist attractions (tourist sight) of Venice. The list is interactive and your votes are the only criteria we use for rating the attractions.
Venetian Arsenal or in Italian Arsenale di Venezia is a huge complex of shipyards and armories that once guaranteed the naval supremacy of the Venetian republic and insured the prosperity of its naval trading routes. At its peak, thousands of workers at this place had a special status in Venice due to the importance of shipbuilding – they were the only ones insured to receive the pay if old or ill.
This is the first thing most tourists see when they enter the great Piazza of San Marko in Venice. This impressive tower had many purposes over history - it was a watchtower, lighthouse and a bell tower, only to finally become the most magnificent view point that offering a breathtaking panoramic view of Venice.
St. Mark’s Square represents the city center of Venice and the center of once prosperous Venetian Republic. It is the largest and the most impressive square in the city that inflames emotions and admiration of visitors from all around the world.
The Bridge of Sighs is one of the best-known and most photographed tourist attractions in Venice. The main reason for this is that it is so close to the city center and because it has an interesting story behind it.