Venice architecture both deserves and demands the visitor's close scrutiny. This delightful book is an unusual guide to Venice, lavishly illustrated with watercolour sketches, black and white line drawings, maps, and photographs throughout. The architectural culture of the city, transporting the reader to areas of interest and beauty. Each monument has been extensively researched in order to provide the visitor with attractive and remarkable infromation. The six areas covered are San Marco, San Paulo, Santa Croce, Dorsoduro, Cannaregio, amd Castello. A discerning introduction is also included as well a general map, locations, and a full bibliography.