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This is the story of our boat excursion through the Grand Canal to the Islands Murano, famous for its glass, and Burana, a shopping destination famous for hand made lace

[0:25] Leaving the dock.
[0:36] View of the banks of the Grand Canal.
[1:05] View of the Basilica del Santissimo Redentore.
[1:11] View of the Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore.
[1:40] View showing St. Marks square in the distance and a bell tower, Campanile des Marusdomes, in the foreground.
[2:42] View of Isola di San Pietro.
[3:09] Approaching the island of Murano.
[3:27] A sequence of photos taken during our visit to the glass factory and shop in Murano.
[4:49] Approaching Burana for a walking tour and shopping.
[5:23] Visit to the Emilia shop featuring beautiful hand made lace.
[6:14] Photos from a walking tour of the shopping district.
[7:26] Views taken on our return trip.
[8:00] View of a sailing ship docked on the canal.
[8:17] Stop at the Hotel Motropole showing the entrance to one of the many side canals.

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