Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Aria - Saint Mark's Basilica

The Saint Mark's Basilica at Saint Mark's Square is of course shown a lot in Aria.



Image from Aria the Animation Episode 13 - 03m32s


Image from Aria the Natural Episode 11 - 18m26s


Image from Aria the Origination Episode 5 - 14m58s


The front of the basilica is shown in all 3 seasons.




Image from Aria the OVA: Arietta - 17m47s


The basilica is behind Alicia and Akira here.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 5.5 - 15m05s


Akatsuki spots Akari up on the basilica terrace.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 5.5 - 15m43s


Akari and president Aria sitting down at the terrace.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 5.5 - 17m10s


The Horses of Saint Mark. These are replicas that stand outside. The real ones are inside in the basilica museum, but there's no pictures allowed inside either the museum or the basilica.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 5.5 - 17m10s


Akatsuki sees that Akari has fallen asleep at the end of the balcony.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 5.5 - 17m25s


There's 4 horse statues in total.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 5.5 - 17m35s


Closeup of the end of the terrace.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 5.5 - 19m13s


Akari shows Akatsuki this statue.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 5.5 - 19m15s


It looks quite different in real life.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 5.5 - 19m16s


They were doing some renovations on this part of the basilica when I visited.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 5.5 - 20m00s


View towards the sea from the terrace.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 5.5 - 20m17s


Closeup of the two columns with the statues of the Lion of Venice and Saint Theodore.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 5.5 - 20m27s


View of Saint Mark's Campanile from the terrace.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 5.5 - 22m09s


Aika and Alice has been spying on Akari and Akatsuki.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 5.5 - 23m05s


Another view of the terrace from the ground.



No map since this is a famous tourist attraction.

This location was visited on 2018/10/14 and 2018/10/16.

Links:
Basilica official website

Special thanks to the ones who went here before:
http://aria-navigation.world.coocan.jp/venezia_location.html
http://veniceorigination.blogspot.com/2009/01/pilgrims-guide-to-venice.html

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Aria - Caffè Florian

At Saint Mark's Square there's a café called Caffè Florian that's also shown in several episodes of Aria.



Image from Aria the Natural Episode 2 - 09m55s


Café entrance.




Image from Aria the Natural Episode 2 - 10m48s


Lots of tables outside. The chairs are not as fancy as in the show though.




Image from Aria the Natural Episode 2 - 12m28s


This is actually on the other side of the square from where Caffè Florian is located. There's another café called Gran Caffè Quadri here.




Image from Aria the Natural Episode 2 - 13m37s


Back on the Caffè Florian side. You can see both the Saint Mark's Basilica and Saint Mark's Campanile in the background here.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 3 - 09m12s


Café entrance as seen in the third season.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 3 - 09m38s


They sit inside the café in this season. This room is called the Sala Orientale. I didn't get to go inside, but luckily the windows were opened so I got some pictures.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 3 - 09m22s


The decorations on the walls matches.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 3 - 10m05s


As does this lamp.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 3 - 19m11s


All these arches got different figureheads.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 3 - 19m15s


This picture is of the wall on the left in the anime shot.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 3 - 19m55s


More decorations behind the Caffè Florian owner here.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 5.5 - 12m51s


Outside they have a live band playing music.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 5.5 - 13m34s


The entrance is on the left here next to where the band is playing.




Image from Aria the Origination Episode 13 - 19m55s


Another shot of the band.




Image from Aria the Avvenire Episode 2 - 07m52s


The café is also shown in Aria the Avvenire.




Image from Aria the Avvenire Episode 2 - 07m59s


When Ai, Azusa and Anya have some tea.



Location map:



This location was visited on 2018/10/14 and 2018/10/15.

Links:
Caffè Florian official website

Special thanks to the ones who went here before:
http://aria-navigation.world.coocan.jp/venezia_location.html
http://veniceorigination.blogspot.com/2009/01/pilgrims-guide-to-venice.html