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Secret Venice (Paperback) (Thomas Jonglez & Paola Zoffoli)

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Discover the secrets of St. Mark’s Basilica with not a tourist in sight, finally crack the mystery of the pillars around the Doge’s 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 fisherman’s 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 women’s prison market, play petanque in the heart of the city, retreat to a wonderful lakeside monastery, away from the crowds…
Number of Pages: 397
Genre: Travel
Sub-Genre: Europe / Italy
Series Title: Secret
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Globe Pequot Pr
Author: Thomas Jonglez & Paola Zoffoli
Language: English
Street Date: September 7, 2015
TCIN: 17173909
UPC: 9782361951016
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-8175
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