You can find many great Instagram photo spots in Venice. Venice is a very photogenic city in Italy and there are a lot of stunning places there!
If you're in Venice, you will feel as if you're in a fairy tale. There are romantic canals and beautiful gondolas everywhere. That's one of the reasons why Venice is one of the best cities in Italy to visit and why you should go to Venice.
Furthermore, the Italian vibes there are great as well! Hence, Venice is one of the best places in Italy to take beautiful photos.
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1. The West Side of the Rialto Bridge
The west side of the Rialto Bridge is perfect for photos. From here, you have an amazing view of the bridge.
The Grand Canal in Venice has four bridges. The Rialto Bridge is the oldest one.
It's a very popular site for tourists because it looks beautiful and the history is great! Even if you are only one day in Venice, you should visit this site!
The first construction of this bridge was in 1173. But through the years people rebuilt it several times. The construction of the current bridge started in 1588 and it was ready in 1591.
It's very impressive that the construction is so old! Furthermore, the Rialto Bridge connects San Polo and San Marco.
When you're in Venice, you will notice that it's almost always very busy on the Rialto Bridge! The area surrounding the bridge is great with many shops and restaurants.
This is one of the best Instagram photo spots in Venice, because the bridge is very typical for Venice. Furthermore, it looks stunning. The blue water makes it even more beautiful!
Moreover, it's lovely to sit at this place. Besides having a beautiful view of the bridge, you will also see many boats and gondolas from here. It's a very nice place to sit down if you're in Venice for a long time.
The red poles here are beautiful as well. These poles add more colour to your photo!
2. Pier behind hotel San Moise
This spot is by far my favorite place in Venice. Here, you find everything that's great about Venice.
There's a cute canal, there are beautiful Venetian houses and gorgeous gondolas.
But there's one thing different from the other places. This place is completely private!
It's a bit hidden, which is amazing. Since it's private, it's very convenient to take photos here. There aren't people in the background and it's also very quiet. This is one of the best Instagram photo spots in Venice for sure! Also, it is one of the best free things to do in Venice!
Furthermore, this isn't only a great photo spot. It's definitely the best place to relax for a while!
If you are in Venice with your partner, then this is also the perfect place for some romantic moments.
I'd recommend buying pizza for takeaway and having dinner at this romantic hidden gem. Enjoy the gondolas that keep passing by and have the perfect Venice experience!
3. The other side of Rialto bridge
The Rialto Bridge is very beautiful and there's another side where you can take photos. Even though the Rialto Bridge is very pretty at photo spot 1, you can capture the bridge better from here. It's closer to the bridge and that's great!
You can do several poses here. For example, you can sit where I'm sitting.
Furthermore, I'd recommend wearing something blue or green, as it matches the water! If you love the Rialto Bridge, this is one of the best Instagram photo spots in Venice.
4. The view from Ca' d'Oro
Ca' d'Oro is one of the oldest palaces of Venice. It's in Venice since 1430, which is very impressive.
Furthermore, nowadays it is also a museum. Here, you can see all kinds of artworks that Giorgio Franchetti collected. Moreover, the state also added a large collection after that.
There are many sculptures and paintings here. These paintings are from Venice and from Flanders.
It's very interesting to have a look at the paintings and sculptures! I'd recommend going to this museum because it's very fun to also learn a bit while you're in the city.
Furthermore, this is also one of the best Instagram photo spots in Venice! If you go inside Ca' d'Oro, you will have an amazing view of the Grand Canal.
From there you see the blue water, the pretty boats and some of the houses. In short, the perfect photo spot! Also, it's great if you want to take some photos without the crowds.
5. Inside Ca' d'Oro
If you're going to Ca' d'Oro, you should also take some photos at the covered part of the museum. There are beautiful pillars with ornaments.
From there, you have a lovely view of Venice. You see some boats, the water and the beautiful houses here. Furthermore, the colours are stunning at this spot!
I'd recommend taking photos at many angles here! The pillars are very photogenic. Even though I love the symmetry of the first photo, it's stunning from this side as well!
6. Fonda menta corner zaguri
The streets in Venice are lovely and the colours of the streets are amazing. This is one of the best Instagram photo spots in Venice, because you can capture a real Venetian street.
Furthermore, I made this photo in the afternoon in August and there were no crowds at all!
If you already visited Venice, you might know that it's always very busy. Especially in summer, it's hard to find a quiet place. Thus, it's very special that this spot isn't very crowded!
7. The bridge of Hotel Ca' dei Conti
Hotel Ca' dei Conti Venice is an amazing hotel. This hotel is very close to St. Mark's Square, so the location is perfect.
The hotel is very beautiful from the outside and the rooms are great too. If you're still looking for a hotel to stay, I'd recommend having a look at this one!
Furthermore, this is also one of the best Instagram photo spots in Venice! The bridge in front of the hotel is very cute. Also, if you take a photo here, you can capture the hotel and the other buildings next to it as well.
The colors look amazing and so do the cute windows. All colors at this place completely match, which is so nice.
When I stumbled upon this beautiful place, I was so happy! It definitely shows the beauty of Venice.
8. Gondolas at St. Mark's Square
If you want to capture one of the things Venice is most famous for, then you should definitely go to this place.
Here, you can find many traditional gondolas! There are many gondolas next to each other, so it's a very cute place to take great photos.
If you're in Venice, you can also go on a gondola. There are gondolas everywhere and most of the time you can immediately hop on one.
It can be a bit expensive, but it's definitely a great experience! If you're in Venice on a budget, you can split the cost with other tourists that want to go on a gondola!
9. Ponte Chiodo from far away
The Ponte Chiodo is an old bridge that has no railing. It's very unique that this bridge has no railing.
In the past, there were several bridges in Venice without a railing. But nowadays, Ponte Chiodo is the last one of its kind. The bridge leads to a wonderful hotel where you can stay.
Besides that, this photo spot is also great because of the beautiful canal. As you see in my photo, there are also gondolas, which is amazing!
The houses in the background are beautiful as well. Especially the orange building is very photogenic.
10. Ponte Chiodo up close
Even though the Ponte Chiodo is beautiful from far away, it's also pretty up close. You should definitely capture this bridge from different angles! It belongs to the best Instagram photo spots in Venice.
11. View from Ponte dell'Accademia
The view from Ponte dell'Accademia is one of the most famous views in Venice. Ponte dell'Accademia is another one of the four bridges that crosses the Grand Canal.
From here, you have a very beautiful view of the Grand Canal. You will see many boats and gondolas.
Furthermore, the buildings you can see from here are gorgeous! For that reason, this is one of the best Instagram photo spots in Venice.
12. Next to the Rialto Bridge
Next to the Rialto Bridge, you will find this beautiful spot. This place is next to the first photo spot.
From here, you have a very good view of the beautiful water. The colour of the water in Venice is stunning.
You can also have a look at the great buildings in front of this spot. Furthermore, I love that you see the Italian flag in the background! You can also see the European flag next to the Italian flag.
The colours here are very beautiful. This is also a nice spot when it's crowded in Venice because there won't be people in the background of your photo.
13. In front of the Bridge of Sighs
At this photo spot, you have a view of the Bridge of Sighs.
The designer of this bridge is Antonio Contino. His uncle is Antonio da Ponte and that's the designer of the Rialto Bridge!
The construction of the Bridge of Sighs started in 1600 and it was ready in 1603. The history of this bridge is very unique.
People who went to prison walked on this bridge. The view from this bridge was the last view they would see of Venice.
There are many songs that feature this bridge.
Furthermore, there's also a movie where you can see the Bridge of Sighs. The name so the movie is A Little Romance. It's about two people who fall in love in Paris. They go to Venice and they kiss beneath this bridge.
The history, songs and movie make this bridge very interesting. Furthermore, the bridge also looks very beautiful. Thus, it's definitely one of the best Instagram photo spots in Venice!
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