Venice (Italy), La Festa della Sensa (the Feast of the Ascension) on 2 June, Venetians aboard the Bucentaur take part in the Marriage of the Sea ceremony, an ancient ritual more than a thousand years-old that symbolizes Venice’s maritime dominion. The Bucentaur – the state barge of the Doges – was built and stored in the Arsenale, and captained by the Admiral of the Arsenale. Its oarsmen were all workers from Arsenale.
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