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Quartiere Venezia, Livorno
Districts, streets and squares

Venezia Nuova District in Livorno

A route of striking fascination over bridges and around churches

Venice district
Venice district - Credit: Giuseppe Moscato
The Mediterannean’s very own little Venice, with its historic port.
Founded as a city in 1606 by the Medici family, Livorno became a welcoming oasis for all those who had been religiously, politically or racially persecuted, enriching itself with the resourcefulness and customs of the most diverse foreign nations. Bridges, canals, and historic palaces are reflected in the calm waters, making it feel like a little Venice on the Mediterranean. ...
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