"we were standing at the windows of our room on the Riva Schiavoni, looking at the blue lagoon"
View of the lagoon from the Riva degli Schiavoni, (2006)
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeView of the lagoon from the Riva degli Schiavoni, (2006) - Credit: welleschik

   The Riva degli Schiavoni is Venice's main waterfront promenade, running along the lagoon's northern bank just east of the famous Piazza San Marco.  A hotspot for tourists, the Riva offers one of the city's best known views across the water to the island of San Giorgio Maggiore.

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