San Giorgio Maggiore is one of the islands of Venice, northern Italy, lying east of the Giudecca and south of the main island group. San Giorgio is now best known for the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore, designed by Palladio and begun in 1566.(wikipedia)
Photo taken from San-Marco Bell-tower
Venice and its lagoon is on UNESCO World Heritage List
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  • Ellanita
    Ellanita7 months ago

    Beautiful capture and image Elena!!!!

  • Thank you Ellanita!

    – Elena Skvortsova

  • dgscotland
    dgscotland7 months ago

    Very pretty scene Elena.

    Clicking the banner takes you to the group….please enjoy it.

  • Thank you Derek!

    – Elena Skvortsova

  • lezvee
    lezvee7 months ago

    An amazing picture of this little island. Fantastic shot

  • Thank you for kind comments and a fav! Much appreciated!

    – Elena Skvortsova

  • Irina Chuckowree
    Irina Chuckowree7 months ago

    lovely capture!
    beautiful light!

  • Spasibo bol’shoe za comment i fav! ochen’ priyatno)

    – Elena Skvortsova

  • vaggypar
    vaggypar7 months ago

    Congratulations on your feature on 12/17/2013

    Keep the great work coming.

  • Thank you so much for the feature! Much appreciated!

    – Elena Skvortsova

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharp7 months ago

  • Thank you Marie!

    – Elena Skvortsova

  • John44
    John447 months ago

    Very well done

  • Thank you John!

    – Elena Skvortsova

  • tori yule
    tori yule7 months ago

    Congratulations! Your work is beautiful.
    View your feature in our amazing gallery here
    Dec 2013

  • Thank you so much Tori! It’s a great honor!

    – Elena Skvortsova

  • TheaDaams
    TheaDaams7 months ago

    Lovely capture, Elena!

  • Thank you Thea!

    – Elena Skvortsova

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomez4 months ago

    Superb capture of this impressive place …

  • Thank you Tom!

    – Elena Skvortsova

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