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Photo: Eighteenth Century Cafe Caffe Florian Italy

The eighteenth century cafe, Caffe Florian on the Piazza San Marco, is the oldest cafe in Venice, Italy, and is definitely worth a visit.

The eighteenth century cafe, Caffe Florian can be found on the south side of the Piazza San Marco in the shadow of the Campanile, the famous bell tower of Venice, Italy.The oldest cafe in Venice, the Caffe Florian was opened in 1720 and has been brewing coffee ever since. The Caffe Florian in Venice, experience does not come cheaply. The back bar and counter seats are less expensive than the tables, especially when the musicians are playing.

The atmosphere and the decor of the Caffe Florian is unique and the history is fascinating - famous visitors such as Marcel Proust and Charles Dickens frequented the cafe.Venice born Giovanni Giacomo Casanova (the famous womanizer) was arrested in 1755 (for being interested in witchcraft), sentenced to five years imprisonment in the Doges' Palace, supposedly escape proof. ... continue below the picture...


Eighteenth Century Cafe Caffe Florian Italy

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... On November 1st, 1756 Casanova escaped and, as the story goes, he popped into Caffe Florian for coffee before fleeing to Paris.

With stories such as this, an expensive meal, or just coffee, would be worth every euro while visiting Venice, Italy.

Cafe Florian with musicians in the Piazzo San Marco, Venice, Veneto, Italy, Europe.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/13.0, exposure time of 5/2 sec. on ISO 50, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 16mm.

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Eighteenth Century Cafe Caffe Florian Italy
The eighteenth century cafe, Caffe Florian on the Piazza San Marco, is the oldest cafe in Venice, Italy, and is definitely worth a visit.
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