Photo of the Day

September 29, 2017

Masks On

During the Carnival of Venice, two people wearing traditional masks and costumes pose with a harp inside a palace. While the tradition of the Carnival dates back to the 12th century, the festival was revitalized as a tourist attraction in the 1970s. Since then, an average of 3 million visitors come to Venice for the annual celebration. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at natgeo.com/yourshot for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Jim Zuckerman, National Geographic Your Shot

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