venice city of intricate detail
One of the reasons why I really like very old, yet well preserved European cities is the fact that you can get a glimpse of what it was like back then. You can really get an appreciation of how much effort they put into everything. Much of this is evident in the extent of intricacy in the decoration of their architecture.
Venice, even though decaying and quickly descending to the bottom of the Adriatic, is one of such cities.