Venice – A City Unlike Any Other – Day 2 – Part 7 – Giardini della Biennale

As we walked through the lovely, tree-lined Viale Giuseppe Garibaldi, we came upon a flower and plant sale.

Next, we came upon a ceramic sale, all items made by local artisans.

After crossing a bridge over the canal, we found that we were at the entrance to the Giardini della Biennale, a park area where the Venice Biennale takes place.  The gardens were created by Napoleon Bonaparte, and contain thirty permanent pavilions, in which the famous art show is held every two years.

The Monumento a Giosuè Carducci, by Annibale de Lotto, dates from 1912.  Carducci, a poet, was the first Italian to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature.


Next up: We make our way back to the apartment via a different route, and get delightfully lost!


Note: This blog is written in English and Spanish, and the author takes no responsibility for the quality of any other translations that may appear.  If you have enjoyed this post, please, check out our archives for more posts from Venice, as well as other Italian destinations.  Grazie!


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