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City Wonders (Formerly Dark Rome Tours) operates Skip the Line Access tours in Venice, visiting all the most important sites of the city on a series of walking, water taxi and gondola tours. To ensure the quality of every traveler experience, we...more
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All reviews murano and burano walking tour doge's palace venice tour our tour guide dark rome gondola ride great tour wine and appetizers jewish ghetto semi private tour lace making glass blowing half day tour highly recommend this tour glass factory mark's basilica
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Reviewed today

We were looking for something a little different while we were staying in Venice and my hubby found this tour. Serena our guide was quiet lovely and very knowledgeable. We were picked up on time and even though we hit a bit of traffic they...More

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Reviewed today

We thought the tour was very good. We like old castles and palaces, so we enjoyed seeing the behind-the-scenes parts. The guide was enthusiastic and presented the history (and legends) in clearly understandable language. The walk through the public parts of the palace were self-guided;...More

Thank Pat M
Reviewed today

We booked 2 City Wonders tours (Capri and Murano and Burano). The Capri tour was very good, but I can't say the same for this one. Instead of the promised 25 people maximum, we had 36 plus. The CW website says a maximum of 25...More

Thank E1722
Reviewed today

Great guide and very interesting tour! The small group experience was very nice in the midst of the crowded streets of Venice. Doge's Palace was amongst one of our favorite places during our recent visit. Don't miss out on this one!

Thank clc1960
Reviewed yesterday

Our group of four wished we had skipped this tour. There were several people on our tour who left the tour early because it was so boring. Our tour guide spoke in monotone with no passion for what she was saying. It was hard to...More

Thank BLee23
CityWondersCS, Manager at City Wonders, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear BLee23, Thank you for having published a review about City Wonders. I am sorry to hear that your Venice tour did not meet your expectations. Please, accept our apologies for that. Our guide management team works closely with our guides for them to provide...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The gondola ride was amazing!!! Loved the walking tour as it was so educational and we saw some sites that were off the beaten path. Paola was so knowledgeable and help us find our way back to where our car was waiting.

Thank Wcislo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the evening tour at 6.30pm. The Gondola ride was very peaceful, showing parts of the more residential districts. Our tour guide was very passionate about Venice and her knowledge superb. We throughly enjoyed this and would recommend to anyone!

Thank SamanthaR3006
Reviewed 3 days ago

We used City Wonders in Rome, Florence and Venice and we highly recommend them. The guides were very knowledgeable and professional. They also gave us great tips on places to eat and shop. We'll use them again.

Thank RedTraveller1979
Reviewed 5 days ago

Is is very easy to see how Rita loves and how passionate she is about her job. She talks about Venice with so much passion and fondness. Her commentaries were very informative yet very interesting at the same time. Rita also went out of her...More

Thank epicurious_wanderer
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed this excursion on your trip in September 2018. I understand why some are saying you can just go on your own but we enjoyed learning about the history of the islands. Our guide was Alessandra who was informative and personable. She brought...More

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San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
...More
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Padmeh
July 13, 2015|
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Response from CityWondersCS | Property representative |
Padmeh: Thank you so much for your question and interest in City Wonders. Our Murano Glassblowing and Burano Lacemaking tour is 5 hours and costs €35 per adult. It runs daily at 2:30pm currently. It includes round-trip... More
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May2015145
May 18, 2015|
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Response from CityWondersCS | Property representative |
Hello: We don't offer tours in Cyprus, but our research found this on Wikipedia: "According to one legend, this rock is the site of the birth of the goddess Aphrodite, perhaps owing to the foaming waters around the rock... More
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