Venice Fishmarket
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Venice Fishmarket
This water goddess of a city is known for her fish—and the Venice Fishmarket is a mecca for Venetian foodies. Located just past the Rialto's vegetable market, you'll find fish of all colors and sizes as well as incredibly fresh shellfish—all displayed like an aquatic still life. The film, The Wings of a Dove, based on Henry James' famous Venice-based novel, has a wonderful fishmarket scene if you'd like to see before you smell. When you're done browsing, head to one of the little side-street restaurants and order squid ink pasta with mussels (a local favorite).
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