Teatro La Fenice – The Rise and Rise of the Phoenix

Teatro La Fenice in 1837

Teatro La Fenice – Venice’s World Famous Opera House: First constructed in the late 18th century, the Teatro La Fenice (“The Phoenix”) was so named because for the opera company responsible for its construction there was a sense of having “risen from the ashes” . Fire had destroyed the original Venice opera house and legal […]

Experience the Passion of Opera in a Venice Palazzo

S.Giovani Evangelista

Venice Palazzi – Once the Palatial Homes of aristocrats, officials and the Rich: Along Venice’s Grand Canal are many grand buildings and palazzi which represent some of the finest architecture of Venice.   Many of these buildings were once the palatial homes of aristocrats, city officials or family homes of rich merchants. Some of these palazzi […]