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Venice Neighborhoods, or Sestieri, Map and Travel Tips

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The 3D maps made from books that bring cities to life at their big moments in history

Picton used pages of Thomas Mann's novella Death in Venice and the score of Benjamin Britten's opera to create a modern-day map of Italy's canal city

While the city of Venice fights a battle against the sea, the Venetian lagoon fights a different battle with invasive algae. This map by Christopher Christophi shows algae growth around the islands of the lagoon, 2011 (via findingbeautifulthings)

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