How Does Venice Work

Venice is a romantic and intriguing destination, but its unique situation and history make for a myriad of challenges. The canals, the sewers, the buildings, the bridges and the rest of the Venice’s infrastructure has all been engineered to deal with a singularly difficult environment: not-particularly-solid ground constantly battered by salt water. In the short film below, the many mysteries of how the city works and what steps have been taken over the centuries to ensure the smooth function of the city are revealed.


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2 Responses to How Does Venice Work

  1. restlessjo says:

    Thoroughly enjoyed that, Brian. Such a beautiful city!

  2. margaret21 says:

    Fascinating. I hadn’t sat and thought how Venetians have had to battle the problem of its saline waters from Day One.

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