Venice is an Italian municipality capital of the metropolitan city of the same name and of the Veneto region. The municipality of Venice includes both island and mainland territories and is structured around the two main centers of Venice (in the center of the lagoon of the same name) and Mestre (in the mainland).
The city of Venice has been the capital of the Venetian Republic for more than a millennium and is known in this regard as the Serenissima, the Dominant and the Queen of the Adriatic. Due to the urban peculiarities and its artistic heritage, Venice is universally considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world and has been declared, together with its lagoon, a UNESCO World Heritage Site: this factor has contributed to making it the third city Italian (after Rome and Milan) with the highest tourist flow, mostly from abroad. Venezia,