Canale Grande in Venice

Driving with a „Vaporetto“ (Water Bus) through the Canale Grande, a main waterway in the lagoon city of Venice, is for me every time again a ride through the past. The most famous of the five bridges spanning the canal is the Rialto Bridge, built in the late 16th century; probably one of the most photographed landmarks in Italy. The Canale Grande, lined with over 200 splendid buildings and noble palaces, keeps my mind drifting back and forth, especially during the night, to the time of the Venetian merchant Marco Polo in the 14th century and the bustle of the merchants, sailors and bankers in one of the largest and most powerful trading cities and financial centers of Europe and the world at that time.

Die Fahrt mit einem „Vaporetto“ (Wasser Bus) durch den Canale Grande, eine Hauptwasserstrasse in der Lagunenstadt Venedig, ist für mich jedes Mal wieder eine Fahrt durch die Vergangenheit. Die bekannteste der fünf Brücken welche den Kanal überspannt ist die im späten 16. Jahrhundert gebaute Rialto Brücke; wahrscheinlich eines der am meisten fotografierten Wahrzeichen Italiens. Der mit über 200 prächtigen Prachtbauten und Adelspalästen gesäumte Canale Grande lässt meine Gedanken immer wieder, und besonders während der Nacht, zurück schweifen in die Zeit des venezianischen Händlers Marco Polo im 14. Jahrhundert und an das geschäftige Treiben der Kaufleute, Seefahrer und Banker in einer der grössten und mächtigsten Handelsstädte und Finanzzentren Europas und der damaligen Welt.

 

 

 

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