Built on water and synonymous with romance, Venice is famed for its canals, the largest of which – the Grand Canal – winds its way through the heart of the city. Lining this historic thoroughfare are more than 170 gracious buildings, including the regal 16th-century palazzo in which Aman Venice is housed. Presenting 24 guestrooms and suites, many with picturesque views of the Grand Canal, and a breathtaking piano nobile. The hotel also boasts two private gardens – an unusual feature in this floating city. Unique architectural and artistic details by masters such as Tiepolo and Sansovino showcase the palazzo’s storied past.