The first underwater train is due to open up in Venice and thousands of people are already booking up to travel on this unique railway line.
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This underwater train is not just for fun, it will connect the six districts of Venice together and will be used by tourists as well as commuters.
It works much the same way as any other metro except that passengers will be spoilt with amazing views of what Venice looks like from beneath the waves.
Many Venetian water taxi companies are in uproar as it may take away much business for them but the city officials are hoping it will bring in many more tourists to the already popular Italian city.
So who would love to travel on this awesome underwater train?
Interesting Facts You Probably Don’t Know About Venice
The city of Venice is actually made up of 115 small islands.
Venice has about 150 canals with over 400 bridges crossing them.
There are over 400 gondoliers cruising the canals of Venice everyday.
Venice receives around 15 million visitors every year.
The majority of bridges in Venice don’t have steps because they were built back in the time when most people traveled by horseback.
Venice is sinking at the rate of 1-2 millimeters a year so if you have never been to this amazing city you should consider visiting before it is gone forever.
Due to the city sinking the population is rapidly decreasing as the inhabitants are leaving. In the last 50 years the population has dropped from 120 thousand to 60 thousand.
It is estimated that by 2030 Venice will be a ghost with just groups of tourists visiting.
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