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Venice and its mysteries

by Ana on Mar 14, 2017

Venice is an ancient city in the north Est of Italy. It is situated across 117 little islands in the Venetian Lagoon separated from the famous canal. Well known as one of the most romantic cities in the world, Venice hides many secrets regarding legends on Christian relics because the city had good commercial relations with the Eastern world.

Levanterman Venice from above

Christianity footprints

One of the most famous is the Graal indeed. The sacred bowl, according to the legend, where Giuseppe D’Arimatea picked up Jesus’s blood. The street that leads to this relic is that for Constantinople, actually called Istanbul, very link with the past with Venice. During the crusade wars, traders bring in Venice many culture traditions and treasures from the Eastern world as the four copper horses on the Basilica San Marco and the Crown of Thorns of Jesus that Luigi IX took from Venice and brought in France.

During the crusade wars, traders bring in Venice many culture traditions and treasures from the Eastern world as the four copper horses on the Basilica San Marco and the Crown of Thorns of Jesus that Luigi IX took from Venice and brought in France.

İlhan Eroğlu – Venice Accademia bridge view sunrise

Not only relics

The Christian’s mysteries are not just relics: traditions link to the inquisition and plaza St. Mark where there is a memorial stone that basis on the legend, used for the executions.

Visit Venice, because your journey will be not just in a romantic city but mixed between mystery and magic.

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