The Italian city is located on over 100 islands in the midst of a lagoon. Countless canals serve as roads here. The splendid historical buildings and its romantic charm is what attracts many tourists to Venice.
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Venice, Italy is still reeling from a week of three exceptional tides that flooded the canal city to levels not seen in 50 years. Floodwaters have caused massive damage to business and threaten the city's cultural heritage, leaving many people asking what is being done to save the sinking city. From Venice, Natalie Carney has more.