Italy – Arsenale, the secret Venice

Venice (Italy), on the left is the Porta di Terra, the main entrance to the Arsenale, (also known as the Porta Magna, or Porta dei Leoni, 1460) with the Lion of St Mark and statue of Santa Giustina, created following the Battle of Lepanto (1571) and four marble lions of Greek origin; at the centre on the right are the two towers of the Porta da Mare (the entrance for waterborne vessels).

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