What I found amazing about walking around Venice, was not all the famous sites, but the little ones that get missed. Take this archway, you walk through this into an alley, there are many of these cut throughs, I am not sure if they were once door ways to homes, that are no longer there. Venice had is fair share of earthquakes so it is possible that this medieval or even earlier stone could have been an entrance to somewhere, other than just into an alleyway. The sad thing is there is so much graffiti around, not the nice type, just useless scrawl, not only in Venice, but every major city we went through, train stations are particularly bad. Still it did not take away the beauty of the carving.
Venice October 2016