Venice

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This Virtual Tour of Venice Is So Good, You'll Feel Like You're Actually There

Google has mapped the floating city's bridges, canals, and narrow alleys. 

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Are Cruise Ships Killing Venice?

They loom above the city’s rooftops like CGI monsters escaped from a disaster movie, and now they're arriving in record numbers.

Matthew Picton

These Funky 3D Paper Maps Bring a City's History to Life

Artist Matthew Picton evokes specific historical events or time periods with the art, text, even paper he chooses to use.

Photo or Painting? With These Cityscapes, It's Almost Impossible to Tell

British painter Nathan Walsh brings a photo-realism style to urban landscapes.

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'Femme Fatales of Cartography'

Inside a beautiful new collection of "maps you shouldn't trust yet cannot help but fall for."

Will Venice Finally Get Its First Skyscraper?

And will it look like a giant glass skirt out of the Jetsons?

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Trudging Through 5 Feet of Water? Just a Day in the Life of a Venetian

Flooding has filled the city's romantic streets and squares with water.

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Venice's Flooding Season

High tides come back to the Italian city.

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Dull, Gray Pigeons in Venice Improved With Spray Paint

It's like a bird mated with a rainbow.

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A Day in the Life of Venice

A cool shift-tilt video captures the city's dynamism.

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As Sea Levels Rise, Venice Sinks

Research shows the Italian city is still subsiding, a problem made worse by rising sea levels.

Postcard From Venice

Frozen canals, a fake holy water racket, and more news from the "City of Water."