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Vibrant colored homes make Burano island the most attractive and popular island in the Venetian lagoon. According to legend, women painted their houses in vibrant colors, helping husbands recognize their houses from the distance while returning from fishing. Nowadays, Burano citizens need to get government permission for painting the house in a certain color. Accessible by a water bus Vaporetto, Burano is popular for traditional lace production, which makes a popular and rather expensive Venetian souvenir.

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