We're focusing on the region of Italy that includes Venice. That region is named Veneto. This city may not be as beautiful as the city of canals. But it does have some unique claims to fame.One is the local botanical garden. It was created in 1545, and the UN calls it the world's original botanical garden. It's listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. Then there's the city's university where Galileo once lectured. And finally, this is where Shakespeare set his ï¿½Taming of the Shrew.ï¿½ So which city in northern Italy is it?