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Secret Venice

3.47  ·  Rating Details ·  17 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Winner of the 2011 Independent Publisher Book Awards Gold Medal in theTravel Guidebooks category!



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 tucke
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Paperback, 400 pages
Published June 1st 2010 by Jonglez Publishing
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David
Feb 13, 2016 David rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to David by: Smithsonian "The Guide to Essential Italy"
Shelves: abandoned
This book was recommended by the Smithsonian "The Guide to Essential Italy," and it certainly was "OK" and even "OK+" but there wasn't a whole lot that seemed very "secret" after viewing looking at a couple other guidebooks and the aforesaid "Guide to Essential Italy." Much of the "secrets" covered in the book were little bits and pieces of places and building of interest -- in other words, it might be a decent supplement but it shouldn't be the go-to guidebook. And I found the writing a bit bre ...more
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Provided a fresh view of Venice that stood out among books of famous paintings and architecture. Really interesting!
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