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Sunday, December 24, 2017

Burano: A Town-Island in Northeast Italy
by Arunas Travel Photography - 1

Italia

Burano is a small archipelago of four islands, located in the northern part of the Venetian lagoon, Italy.



Fiver interesting facts about Burano:

  • It was founded between the 5th and 6th century by the people of the roman town of Altino.
  • The name "Burano" arise from "Porta Boreana", the northern door of the city.
  • It is very famous for its lace-making and for its brightly-coloured fishermen's houses.
  • If someone wishes to paint their house, an application must be submitted to the government and it must fit with the town's scheme.
  • The island's church, Chiesa di San Martino Vescovo, has its 53 m leaning campanile.

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Colourfully painted houses, Burano, Italy

Burano
Colourfully painted houses, Burano, Italy

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The colour Green, Burano, Italy

Burano
The colour Blue, Burano, Italy

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The colour Yellow, Burano, Italy

Orange
The colour Orange, Burano, Italy

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The colour Red, Burano, Italy

Brown
The colour Brown, Burano, Italy

Burano
The colour Olive, Burano, Italy

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The colour Pink, Burano, Italy

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Colourfully painted houses, Burano, Italy

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Canal, Burano, Italy

Canal
Canal, Burano, Italy


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1 comment

  1. What an interesting little town! Love all the colors!

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